Niveen Wahish's Articles

Egypt will have its hands full as it takes over the presidency of COMESA

Higher global food prices have been seeping into the local market.

Egypt’s digital startups have been capturing the attention of investors and conquering users, with the Covid-19 pandemic helping to accelerate existing trends.

This year’s Egypt Human Development Report points out areas where work is needed, while recognising efforts made towards meeting commitments in the 2014 constitution and the UN SDGs

This week’s resumption of direct flights from Russia to Egypt’s Red Sea resorts gives a welcome boost to the economy as the government continues to navigate the challenges posed by Covid-19

World Health Organisation Representative in Egypt Naeema Al-Gasseer talks about Egypt’s successes in handling the Covid-19 pandemic and health initiatives that can be scaled up elsewhere

Egypt will soon be debuting its first sovereign sukuk bonds

Women, informal workers, and farmers were among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to a new labour market survey

What should the MENA region do to overcome the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Egypt’s economy kept growing during the Covid-19 pandemic

This year’s annual IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings were about more than just economics, Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund Mahmoud Mohieldin tells Al-Ahram Weekly

Egypt hopes to boost growth by implementing a new raft of economic reforms

Now that the stranded Ever Given container ship has been refloated in the Suez Canal, how will the incident affect the shipping industry and who will pick up the bill

Egypt’s technology-based food delivery market has lots of room to grow, angel investor David Buttress tells Niveen Wahish

Egypt’s new Association Agreement with the UK could offer new opportunities to boost bilateral trade and investment

This year is likely to see serious steps to divest shares in state-owned companies

The restoration of full diplomatic ties with Qatar will not immediately mean business as usual

The availability of hard currency will always be a make-or-break question for the Egyptian economy

Boosting exports, digitisation, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals should be at the heart of reforms by developing economies, Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund Mahmoud Mohieldin tells Al-Ahram Weekly

Shifting the burden of unpaid care work off women’s shoulders will boost their contribution to the economy, a recent report says

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