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Sunday, 11 September 2022

Capiter’s meltdown and the death of Queen Elizabeth II were the talk of the town last night

The big story on the airwaves last night: The apparent meltdown of high-profile B2B e-commerce player Capiter. We have chapter and verse on that in this morning’s news well and What We’re Tracking Today (above).

Queen Elizabeth II’s death and Charles III’s proclamation as king got plenty of attention on the talk shows, with several talk shows interviewing Labour Party member Kaied Omar Ghiyatha. The family reunion that followed the Queen’s death was the spotlight for El Hadidi, who described an image bringing together the two sons of King Charles III, Prince William and Prince Harry, and wives in a walkout among crowds as one that “brings joy” amid sadness (watch, runtime: 3:32) The story’s got a mention from Kelma Akhira (watch, runtime: 11:36), El Hekaya (watch, runtime: 1:01), Masaa DMC (watch, runtime: 12:34) and Ala Mas’ouleety (watch, runtime: 4:26 ).

Amer meets Kerry: Yahduth Fi Masr’s Sherif Amer sat down for a climate-focused interview with US climate envoy John Kerry (watch, runtime: 24:59), who visited Egypt last week to participate in the Egypt-International Cooperation Forum (Egypt-ICF). “If politicians stand up and experts are going to stand up, both of them are going to say: this is an existential issue, meaning life or death. We need to behave like it’s an existential issue,” he said on the climate change crisis.

A climate milestone: Egypt’s renewable energy production could surpass 10 GW next year, Electricity Minister Spokesman Ayman Hamza said on Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 5:50).

The National Dialogue was everywhere after the board of trustees yesterday finished choosing the rapporteurs for the process. Masa’a DMC (watch, runtime: 12:23), Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 11:58) and Ala Mas’ouleety (watch, runtime: 3:07) all have coverage.

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