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Egypt elections

Egypt president morsi has a tight window on economy. Photo: AP

Opinion: Egypt’s new PM is a big disappointment

Egypt now has a president and a prime minister neither of whom have significant experience in finance at a time when the economy is on its knees, running on foreign reserves worth barely three months of imports

July 25, 2012 9:31
 
Morsy elected Egypt president

Morsy is elected Egypt President

Islamist Mohamed Morsy is declared Egypt's first freely elected president

June 25, 2012 10:22
 
Egyptian pound at 7-year low ahead of vote result

Egyptian pound at seven year low ahead of vote result

Egypt's currency takes a beating, as citizens await the result of the crucial presidential elections.

June 24, 2012 4:25
 
Rock the vote: Egyptian economy hangs on election results

Rock the vote: Egyptian economy hangs on election results

Egypt needs to lure back foreign investors to alleviate pressure on domestic banks. Even with the promise of Gulf aid, the country’s fortunes hang on its upcoming elections.

November 3, 2011 2:12
 

Egypt to start parliamentary vote on November 21-media

Vote will be held in stages to allow judicial supervision; Military to meet political parties to discuss the poll; First free election after decades of autocratic Mubarak rule

September 18, 2011 10:26
 
Ambitious—Egypt presidential hopeful says his war is against poverty

Ambitious—Egypt presidential hopeful says his war is against poverty

Want his mobile number? He’ll give it to you openly. Why? Because Presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahy hopes Egypt will see him as one of the ‘people’. Is it working?

August 2, 2011 1:48
 
Social media show limits as Egypt elections loom

Social media show limits as Egypt elections loom

Election candidates tour cities, launch Facebook pages; Meeting and greeting voters may count for more; Analyst sees Islamist parties as best organised- Reuters

July 23, 2011 1:12
 

Egypt wages council votes to raise minimum pay

The council would meet next week to discuss implementation-says official.

October 29, 2010 10:48
 

Egypt pound weakens, some see cbank buying dollars

Bank seen building currency reserves ahead of elections.

October 20, 2010 8:41
 

Mubarak says candidate slogans not enough to win voter trust

Following recent street protests over country’s minimum wage, Mubarak stressed investment and continued economic growth in first public address after surgery.

May 7, 2010 8:03