Egypt continues a process of political transition. Following President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster in February 2011, free parliamentary and presidential elections were held and Mohammed Morsi became president with almost 52% of the vote. A newly drafted constitution was confirmed in a referendum in December 2012. In June 2013, mass demonstrations against President Morsi erupted.
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More than 75 percent of Egyptian households rely on gas cylinders. The Egyptian government aims to reduce this by connecting more than million more households to the grid. The government stands to save about US$200 in subsidies a year for every household connected.Read More »
In a room overlooking the Nile in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Aswan, a group of Egyptians gathered to discuss their development priorities and strategies to address them. Eventually, these discussions culminated in them choosing to prioritize education, health, poverty, infrastructure, and the development of economic sectors.Read More »
The World Bank supports the economic reform measures of the government and prepares to take part in the economic summit in February 2015, Hartwig Schafer, the World Bank’s Country Director for Egypt says in an interview with Daily News EgyptRead More »