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28 Jul 2021

The Egyptian Computer Emergency Readiness Team (EG-CERT) co-organized the first Africa Cybersecurity Drill, on June 30- July 1, in collaboration with AfricaCERT and the Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU), which operates under the auspices of Mauritius’ National Computer Board.


27 Jul 2021

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has announced disbursing of its Export-IT program’s 2019 cash rebate on ICT exports of local ICT companies.


25 Jul 2021

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has approved using voice calls over a 4G LTE network (VoLTE) services for the first time in Egypt. This comes as part of NTRA role in improving the quality of services, enriching user experience and coordinating with mobile network operators (MNOs) to widely introduce the latest services and technologies in the Egyptian telecommunication market.


09 Aug 2021

The 27th Universal Postal Congress is organized by the Universal Postal Union (UPU), on August 9-27, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

28 Jul 2021

Startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region secured a record investment in the first half of 2021. Coming third on the list of the top funded startups was Egypt’s Trella, which raised alone $42 million in June. The article sheds light on the highest funded startups in the region in 2021 so far.

25 Jul 2021

From e-commerce to edtech and fintech, Egypt’s startups are emerging as the preferred destination for global and regional investment, making Egypt even more attractive as an investment destination. The article sheds light on the country’s flourishing startup ecosystem.

05 Jul 2021

Egypt has launched the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy to exploit such technology to attain the country’s sustainable development goals, play a key role in facilitating regional cooperation within the African and Arab regions, and establish Egypt as an active international player in AI. This is within the framework of Egypt’s keenness to embrace the digital era, as advancements in technology continue to evolve every day.

14 Jul 2021

The report was prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The report reviews the efforts exerted by different parties toward the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda, documents achievements, and depicts challenges in Egypt’s path toward sustainable and inclusive development.

ibTIECar Marathon at Creativa
25 Jul 2021

The Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) announces opening registration in ibTIECar Marathon at Creativa, under the theme “Innovate for better life, better city,” in collaboration with Creativa Innovation Hubs and Egypt Makes Electronics (EME) initiative. The Marathon is open for faculty members, researchers, senior university students, innovators and entrepreneurs specializing in ICT. Application deadline is August 31. For more information, kindly click here.

A phone-in with the Deputy ICT Minister for Administrative Development, Digital Transformation and Automation Khaled El Attar, on Extra News channel, where he talked about the efforts for achieving digital transformation and automation of government services and documents.

An interview with the Deputy ICT Minister for Administrative Development, Digital Transformation and Automation Khaled El Attar, on DMC channel, where he talked about the state efforts in digital transformation.

The Iraqi Minister of Communications Arkan Shahab visited Egypt on June 16-18, heading a high-level delegation comprising government officials and representatives of the Iraqi private sector. The visit aimed to enhance cooperation between Egypt and Iraq in ICT and post.

An interview with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat on Extra News channel, where he talked about the ICT sector key achievements during the past period.


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