2017: A Turning Point?
Is it just me, or has this year gone by really quickly? The clichest of clichés, I know, but it really does seem like an eventful year.
Late, Long and Few
The Egyptian government have a lot to learn about population crisis management. China's one child policy is a good place to start.
Pump Up Power Up
Over the weekend, I woke up nice and early in anticipation of a much needed day trip away from the maddening crowd. My first stop was at a g
I was as surprised – correction, shocked – as everyone else last Thursday when the central bank of Egypt announced yet another raise of benc
A Legend Reborn
As we were all fixated on the clearing, cleaning and gentrification of our streets last week in preparation for the much anticipated...
The Rising Tide
As I’m sure most of you have heard by now, a few weeks ago, Amazon acquired Souq.com for over USD 650 million. That makes the acquisition...
Deja Vu All Over Again
In Egypt, we like to keep things simple – the second we have an economic slump, we know we need to attract investment and that, ladies...
When we think of revolutions, we think of protests and a common calling by the masses to radically change things or to replace the...
Capital Market Intaxication
The taxman is knocking on the door yet again, so whether you like it or not, you best be ready for the Tobin Tax. For the uninitiated, a...
Show Me The Money
Imagine waking up one morning to the news that the government has announced that, overnight, all of your cash is illegal and that you,...