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Thursday, 15 April 2021

Kudos on 15 April 2021

KUDOS- Art D’Égypte’s founder Nadine Abdel Ghaffar was awarded last week the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by French Ambassador to Egypt Stéphane Romatet for her contributions to the art scene in Egypt, according to a statement.

Eastern Company CEO Hany Aman (LinkedIn) was recognized with a Leaders 2020 award after the state-owned tobacco company reported the highest sales and revenue figures in its history. Eastern Company’s net income grew 10% y-o-y in 2020, despite the pandemic-induced global disruption in supply chains and business performance.

Business process outsourcing provider Raya Contact Center was selected to join the 2021 Global Outsourcing 100 list, by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.

Amazon is helping provide 1 mn meals to families in need in Egypt, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan this Ramadan, according to a statement (pdf). Amazon’s contributions include “products, services, and monetary donations, including grocery supplies and packing materials.”

People with visual and hearing disabilities will be able to access a range of mobile apps designed for them at no charge after the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority ordered mobile network operators to allow users to download the apps without deducting from monthly internet packages, the local press reports. The apps include Be My Eyes, TapTapSee and Cash Reader for the visually imparied, as well as sign language chatbot Wasel.

Visually impaired customers at the Agricultural Bank of Egypt can also access key services in braille, which the bank is providing in partnership with Al Nour Wal Amal Association, El Watan reports. Many documents will be available in braille at the Agricultural Bank’s main branches across the country.

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