Digital Economy

Egypt races against time to transition to digital economy: Minister

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 03:49 GMT

Maait elaborated that we [the government] aim to complete all projects to develop and automate the tax and customs systems, by the end of next June.

Taxing digital economy

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 03:55 GMT

The size of digital economy ranges between 4.5% and 15.5% of the world's economy, according to UNCTAD.

Finance Min. reviews progress in digitalizing tax administrative system

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 02:49 GMT

Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait reviewed the executive stance of the national project aimed at modernizing and digitalizing the tax administrative system.

Egypt adds E-Seal, Time stamp Services to E-Signature law

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 02:17 GMT

Minister stressed the role and importance of e-signature in governmental, commercial, and administrative transactions, highlighting that the E-Signature Law is the first Egyptian legislation for regulating e-transactions.

Metro passengers to start using credit cards to book trips

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 05:04 GMT

The electronic portals will deduct the trip cost directly from the credit cards without having a ticket.

New railway booking app attracts 81k users

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 08:56 GMT

By installing the app, the booking process has been made easier, and at travelers’ fingertips.

Pay-As-You-Go Sustainable Energy

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 12:11 GMT

The proliferation of digital technologies in Egypt’s electricity system comes within the framework of the government’s goal to harness the power of the digital economy and transition to cashless transactions.

Digitalization accomplishments displayed in Africa-Europe Forum

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 03:40 GMT

African leaders, European CEOs, and international officials delivered speeches on digital transition in Africa and the potential of the ICT sector.

First Arab Digital Economy conference kicks off in Abu Dhabi

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 10:29 GMT

Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Tarek Amer and former telecommunications minister Atef Helmi attended the first session.

Egypt to offer all state services electronically by 2019: Min.

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 02:03 GMT

This comes in light of the state’s digital transformation strategy.

Business News Wrap-up

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 05:23 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

WGS 2018 explores effective frameworks to enhance digital economy

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 03:09 GMT

Internet usage, big data, cybersecurity, business usage of ICT and the empowerment of citizens across the Arab world were some of the key themes explored at WGS 2018.

Egypt participates for 1st time in CES in Las Vegas

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 12:56 GMT

Nine Egyptian companies will participate in the international consumer electronics trade show, introducing purely Egyptian technology products.

Visa Inc. to inject largest investments outside US in Egypt

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 03:27 GMT

Visa Inc. will inject its largest investments outside the U.S. in Egypt.