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Thursday, 1 April 2021

Thursday Kudos: Naguib Mahfouz Medal, Pepsi + plastics, Al Tamimi opens in Port Said

Literature: Algerian writer Ahmed Taibaoui received the AUC Press’ Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature yesterday for his novel, The Disappearance of Mr. Nobody.

Recycling: PepsiCo is investing EGP 10 mn this year in a new platform it launched that aims to increase the uptake of recycled plastics. The platform is meant to increase the private sector’s role in recycling activity in Egypt, PepsiCo Egypt CEO Mohamed Shelbaya said.

Law: Al Tamimi & Co has inaugurated a new office in Port Said as part of its plans to expand in the MENA region, according to an emailed statement (pdf).

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