Elzaher holds the position of Assistant Minister for Ecosystem Development at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT).
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Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (_VOIS), a subsidiary of Vodafone Group and its partner of choice for talent, technology, and transformation, inaugurated its new office in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, adding 1,000 new contact center jobs to serve Vodafone’s global customers in both German and English languages.
According to the MoU, the plant's production capacity is scheduled to reach 4.5 million units annually, according to a statement from the Council of Ministers on Tuesday.
The Hackathon, held from August 29th to 31st, in Egypt as part of the Saudi Attaa Digital initiative, aimed to raise digital awareness and strengthen partnerships with academic entities and universities.
CEO of Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA); Eng. Amr Mahfouz, stated that the agency has invested EGP 55 million in the last three years to upgrade the operating systems of the Egyptian Root Certificate Authority (Root CA) and to develop the human capabilities.
CEO of Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), Amr Mahfouz, reviews three reasons why investors would prefer Egypt to invest in.
“The value of Egypt’s digital exports grew from $4.1 billion in 2019/2020 to $4.5 billion in 2020/2021,” he added.
The paid internships program aims to bridge the gap between academic knowledge and industry needs.
Micro companies are to receive a 35 percent incentive, small-sized companies are to receive a 15 percent incentive, while medium-sized companies receive a 10 percent incentive.
The licensed company is entitled to offer a variety of services including providing registration services, issuing digital signature certificates, digital signature tools, Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) services, E-seal and time-stamp services for both individuals and businesses, through its extensive network of service outlets, and its partnership with "Telecom Egypt", following the regulations and standards set by ITIDA.
The program is aimed at providing financial support and consulting services for young entrepreneurs and innovators, as well as start-ups that have initial business models, according to a statement released by ITIDA on Sunday.
Egypt ranked first by the number of deals in Africa during 2021 and came in 3rd place in total funding where the local startups gripped 18% of total capital deployed across the whole continent.
Mahfouz made the remarks during his meeting on Thursday with a French delegation led by Regis Monfront, head of the French side in the Egyptian-French Business Council and member of the Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF).
The hackathon comprises a series of hybrid and interactive market-driven competitions in 10 Egyptian governorates, namely Cairo, Alexandria, Mansoura, Menoufia, Ismailia, Minya, Assiut, Qena, Suhaj, and Aswan.
The program targets senior year students enrolled in faculties of engineering, computer science, and information systems in Egyptian universities and institutes. Students are to apply their graduation projects in the fields of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at a date no later than the 15th of February, 2022.
The 3-year program aims to support Egyptian ITO SMEs in their export journey to the EU by offering technical assistance through a practical business export coaching project. The program also prepares Egyptian companies with the skills and knowledge needed to enter the European market.
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has organized its annual Employment Fair, through which 40 global and local ICT companies have brought job opportunities closer to young Egyptian talents and fresh graduates.
The program aims to support 300 early-stage female entrepreneurs.
The total amount of export rebate for the program’s 11th round has reached EGP70 m and have been paid for a total number of 131 companies out of 137 companies that have applied for the program this year.