Egypt targets 11 per cent budget deficit in 2014/15
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Lin Noueihed
Egypt is targeting a budget deficit of around 11 percent for the fiscal year that began in July and aims to boost economic growth to 5-6 percent within three years, Finance Minister Hani Dimian told a conference on Tuesday.
Is the Muslim Brotherhood being persecuted in Egypt?
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 The Africa Report
In Egypt, since the ousting of President Mohamed Morsi on 3 July 2013, protests have been violently suppressed and many thousands put in jail. Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood say they are being victimized.
Egypt unveils $4.9 bln stimulus package to prop up struggling economy
Monday, 10 February 2014 REUTERS
Egypt's interim government unveiled its second stimulus package on Monday, which will inject 33.9 billion Egyptian pounds into the economy, with most of that money coming from aid pledged by the United Arab Emirates.