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Egypt’s Health Tech Start-ups Poised to Meet Surging Demand

Apr 14, 2021

Egypt’s Health Tech Start-ups Poised to Meet Surging Demand

Experts say they’re at the forefront of a potential decade-long buildup in health care in the country.

Egypt’s Got Talent: Nurturing the Country’s Next Generation of Fintech Entrepreneurs

Mar 31, 2021

Egypt’s Got Talent: Nurturing the Country’s Next Generation of Fintech Entrepreneurs

Egypt’s Got Talent: Nurturing the Country’s Next Generation of Fintech Entrepreneurs In late 2020, five judges reviewed online pitches for a competition to find and support tech entrepreneurs working on a pressing challenge: increasing financial inclusion in Egypt.

In Yemen, Solar Power Has Become a Lifeline

Jan 22, 2021

In Yemen, Solar Power Has Become a Lifeline

Farmers are tapping the power of the sun to boost their crops.

First Person: The Show Must Go On

Dec 16, 2020

First Person: The Show Must Go On

During COVID-19, Tunisia’s tech entrepreneurs pitch investors virtually.

Morocco’s Trams Fast-Track Progress

Dec 7, 2020

Morocco’s Trams Fast-Track Progress

In Casablanca, a pioneering tramway project is helping the city grow sustainably.

Shattering the Glass Ceiling in Egypt

Nov 4, 2020

Shattering the Glass Ceiling in Egypt

The 38-year-old mother-of-two doesn’t only work at the Kheir Zaman store, however—she manages it. The 38-year-old mother-of-two doesn’t only work at the Kheir Zaman store, however—she manages it.

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.

Zen and the Art of Mindfulness in the Middle East

Oct 8, 2020

Zen and the Art of Mindfulness in the Middle East

Zoabi-Othman’s journey from dreamer to successful entrepreneur is one being followed by many men and women across the Middle East and North Africa, which boasts a growing number of high potential start-ups. Zoabi-Othman’s journey from dreamer to successful entrepreneur is one being followed by many men and women across the Middle East and North Africa, which boasts a growing number of high potential start-ups.

DFI Partnerships Point to a New Way of Doing Business

Jun 24, 2020

DFI Partnerships Point to a New Way of Doing Business

Development Finance Institutions look for ways to work together to meet countries’ needs.

Venture Capital Funds Adjust Investment Strategies

Jun 10, 2020

Venture Capital Funds Adjust Investment Strategies

New trends are reshaping how accelerators and seed funds invest in start-up companies in emerging economies.