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Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Egypt in the news on 6 August 2019

Sunday’s car bomb explosion outside of the National Cancer Institute in Downtown Cairo is dominating the conversation in the foreign press: You can find international coverage of the incident in this morning’s Speed Round.

We’re being particularly inspirational this week: Yesterday, a Nigerian regulator was waxing lyrical about our reforms in the power sector. Today, we’re providing the playbook for Pakistan’s IMF-backed economic reform program. An opinion piece for Pakistan’s Express Tribune argues that Pakistan should look to replicate our reform efforts as the country embarks on a 39-month economic program, backed by a USD 6 bn IMF loan.

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