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MP: New fuel pricing mechanism ‘rushed’ through to appease IMF on subsidy cuts
Beesan Kassab | The price of liquified petroleum gas cylinders has increased sevenfold since 2014
The government wants to reduce its debt. Will its new strategy work?
Osman El Sharnoubi | The plan is to reduce short-term debt obligations and avoid paying billions in interest each year
Sources: Cairo offers diplomatic support to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in the wake of continued protests
Asmahan Soliman | Fears of instability across the border have pushed Cairo to back Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
$2 billion dip in foreign currency reserves points to Egypt’s reliance on unsustainable investments
Beesan Kassab | The drop is a sign that the methods Egypt has used to prop up its reserves are unsustainable
 
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News
New pricing mechanism to be applied to 95 octane gasoline in April
World Economic Outlook projects Egypt’s inflation rate to rise slightly higher than expected
Government increases prices for household and commercial gas by up to 75%
PM pledges to double job opportunities in coming year, despite minimal policy changes
 
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Opinion
Mohamed Gad
The ‘genetic modification’ of interest rates in Egypt
How depending on imported GMO seeds has undercut IMF ‘reform’
Mohamed Gad
A corporate state mentality
“It’s like there’s a hole in my pocket,” a friend says to me, as she wonders where her income
Mohamed Gad
An income spent on daily subsistence
Wage earners are picking up the tab of Egypt’s economic ‘reform’ program
 
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