Egypt

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COVID-19 testing laboratories are helping African countries win the race against time

Early detection has been instrumental in limiting the spread of the virus and has helped countries trace, isolate and treat confirmed cases. Supported by the African Development Bank, several countries on the continent have achieved a logistical and scientific feat.

Egypt to manufacture Samsung educational tablets locally

The government of Egypt has entered into a partnership with Samsung for 5 years. During this period Egypt will manufacture Samsung tablets locally.

Significant improvement in computer sales in Egypt during 2020

The mobile market in Egypt declined by between 4%-5% during 2020, as the volume of sales of smartphones and accessories reached about EGP 47bn. At the same time, computer sales in Egypt grew to 500,000 in 2020.

During the second quarter of 2020, there were 2 million phishing attacks across Africa

According to a recent report, 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Ethiopia have been detected during the second quarter of 2020.

Huawei's AppGallery is thriving in Egypt

Huawei's approach when it comes to AppGallery, its app marketplace, is that it adopted a local-first strategy. In Egypt, they have been focussing on local app onboarding.

Egypt has sentenced 5 women to 2 years in jail for their TikTok videos

Five women have been sentenced to 2 years in jail in Egypt over their TikTok videos which the authorities have said are a violation of public morals.

TikTok’s popularity has raised eyebrows with some countries' governments

Some African governments are starting to feel concerned about TikTok. In Egypt, Menna Abdel Aziz used social media to ask for protection after a sexual assault. She was arrested on various charges, including misusing social media.