The year 2017 marked a year of change for Egyptian consumers - local currency devaluation, subsidy cuts [...]
Recent Articles by Gehad
Citadel, Memphis, Thebes: Will more tourists ensure financial sustainability of Egypt’s heritage sites?
The Senefru Bint Pyramid in Dahshour was opened after restoration to the public for the first time [...]
Predicting the currency crisis: Could Egypt’s “November 2016” have been foreseen?
The devaluation of the Egyptian pound in November 2016 was accompanied by a severe drop of foreign [...]
[Infograph] Losing the LE17-mark: Why the USD is depreciating against the EGP
In the past few months, the US dollar has been gradually depreciating against the Egyptian pound, reaching [...]
Q&A with Christopher Caine: Why Egyptian companies need to strive to become hybrids
Photo: The Center for Global Enterprise The biggest global companies today barely have any assets and are [...]
FMCGs and retailers: Do they need that physical space?
Egypt is a haven for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and retailers given its population size. Despite threats [...]
WhatsApp Banking: How South Africa’s Absa Bank enabled chat-transactions
In 2016, the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) and the Council of Arab Central Banks adopted April 27 [...]
From Italy to Africa: Why LUISS Business School is looking to set foot in the continent
Africa has been gaining momentum as a destination of higher education institutions. Babson College has set up [...]
2 minutes with Wayne Guay: What we can learn from Theranos and how “busy” board members should be
In 2003, 19-year-old Elizabeth Holmes founded a company in the United States called Theranos. According to multiple [...]
[VIDEO] 2 minutes with IMF’s Jihad Azour [PT2]: The state of SMEs and the fintech sector in Egypt
In the second part of the series, Business Forward sits down with director of the Middle East [...]