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Sunday, 24 March 2019

Tuk tuks, online shopping and oracle business from your favorite explorer keep talking heads busy

Tuktuks are under assault once more as Egypt looks to seven-seater microvans as replacements, Local Development Ministry Spokesman Khaled Kassem told Hona Al Asema (watch, runtime: 02:42). We have more in this morning’s Speed Round, below.

E-commerce and how to regulate it earned some airtime on Hona Al Asema (watch, runtime: 11:37). E-commerce supports SMEs and therefore the economy as a whole, said Mohamed Azzam, head of the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce’s digital economy and technology division. Taking part in the on-the-air discussion, Jumia’s Hisham Safwat said fashion products and cosmetics sell most.

Unionaire has launched two new factories to produce refrigerators and televisions to meet domestic demand (watch, runtime: 02:28).

Zahi Hawas has apparently put aside his Indiana Jones hat for a minute to pursue more contemporary hobbies … the former Antiquities Minister told El Hekaya’s Amr Adib last night that the last discovered ancient Egyptian papyrus confirmed that Al Ahly football club would win the league this year (watch, runtime: 00:43).

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