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Startups BRCK and Swvl partner on free WiFi for Kenyan ride-hail buses

Nairobi based internet hardware and service startup BRCK and Egyptian ride-hail venture Swvl are partnering to bring WiFI and online entertainment to on-demand bus service in Kenya. BRCK will install its routers on Swvl vehicles in Kenya and run its Moja service, which offers free public WiFi—internet, music, and entertainment—subsidized by commercial partners. Founded in ...

Cathay Capital and AfricInvest to raise $168M Africa VC fund

Tunisia based private equity firm Africinvest has teamed up with Cathay Capital — a global private equity firm based in Paris — to launch a new Africa tech fund with a target raise of $168 million. Details are still forthcoming, but the Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund will focus primarily on series A to C stage ...

Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise $99M in VC

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Polestar unveils first production EV with aim to overtake Tesla Liquid Telecom goes long on Africa’s startups as future clients Nigerian digital payments startup Paga is gearing up for international expansion ...

Here are the companies that pitched in Startup Battlefield MENA

Today in lovely Beirut, Lebanon TechCrunch held its first Startup Battlefield in the country. Over 700 people watched the show on site, which featured speakers from throughout the Middle East and 15 startups competing in Startup Battlefield. A winner will be chosen at the end of the day and they will walk away with a ...

Egypt’s White Desert, A Once in a Lifetime Destination

09.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Egypt definitely has a lot of world famous sights to see. Of course everyone should check out the Pyramids and the Antiquities Museum, the Nile and Luxor. Yet as exciting as these sites can be, a trip to the White Desert in central Egypt is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences you will ...

The Great Wonders of Egypt

08.01.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Egypt: A mystical country at the top of every explorers destination list. After all it houses the greatest monuments on earth. Its temples and pyramids are world famous and they have intrigued the human race for centuries. ...

Cairo: Sinai International Bowling Tournament, from 20 to 28 April 2009

04.14.2009 · Posted in Travel Articles

With over 100 millions players in 80 different countries, bowling is one of the most popular sports, and it is appreciated all over the world, in particular in the United States: everyone, for fun or for passion, has worn bowling shoes and faced the alley at least once in a lifetime, trying to overturn ten ...

International book fair in Cairo

12.15.2008 · Posted in Travel Tips Articles

We are living in the era of information technology, of digitalization, of hyper-communication, and all these things permit us to get in touch with other people using different and the newest communication means. ...

Coptic christmas in Cairo

11.12.2008 · Posted in Travel Tips Articles

Christmas is particularly important in Egypt, although most Egyptians are Muslim. In particular, 10% of Egyptians are Coptic Christians, i.e. they are part of the Coptic Church, which has an own Pope, different from the Catholics ...