Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 October 2011
Issue No. 1067
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Managing change
The World Bank's recently published report, Middle East and North Africa Economic Developments and Prospects: Investing for Growth and Jobs, shows that job creation is not so much an issue related to economic growth as it is to policy. Niveen Wahish talks to Caroline Freund, World Bank chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA), about some of the report's findings and about policy challenges the region faces.
Please redial
IF YOU CALL anyone on their mobile today, remember that the numbers have changed. Starting today, all Egyptians would have to add an additional digit to their mobile numbers, increasing the length of the current mobile numbers from 10 to 11 digits, reports Nesma Nowar
More space to range
Serious steps have been taken towards developing the poultry industry which is facing many obstacles, reports Ahmed Kotb

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