Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
27 May - 2 June 1999
Issue No. 431
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Index of issues This week's issue

New markets in Africa
Mamdouh El-Beltagui In a drive to boost exports to Africa, 30 Egyptian companies participated in an exhibition held on the fringes of the African Development Bank's annual meeting this week. Mona El Fiqi visited the site

ADB governors meet

Ambassadors take the lead
The launching this week of the Common Market for East and South Africa (COMESA) Committee of Ambassadors Accredited to Egypt will facilitate its integration into one of Africa's most dynamic regional groupings, reports Gamal Nkrumah
On the road

Showcasing Egypt's products in the COMESA countries is being given top priority. Sherine Nasr reports

Advertisment Advertising with a heart
The awkward growth spurts of the advertising industry's adolescence are giving way to a more secure, mature and competitive market, writes Tarek Atia

Mobile overload
Inefficient mobile phone connections are defeating the purpose of the service. Niveen Wahish investigates what's been going wrong
but heavily traded

Posting losses is an expected development during any company's first year of operation, and MobiNil is no exception. --read on--

The job creation challenge
Egypt's privatisation programme is impressive, says a World Bank report, but unemployment and low incomes must also be tackled. Mona El-Fiqi reviews the findings
EU partnership soon

Women mean business

Arab businessmen meet

From lab to marketplace


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