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Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO

Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO

Chinese mobile phone and device maker Transsion has listed in an IPO on Shanghai’s STAR Market, a Transsion spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch. Headquartered in Shenzhen, Transsion is a top seller

Africa Roundup: CcHub’s iHub acquisition, Andela’s $50M run rate and layoffs, Transsion’s IPO

Two of Africa’s powerhouse tech incubators joined forces in September. Nigerian innovation center and seed-fund CcHub acquired Nairobi based iHub. The purchase amount was undisclosed, but CcHub will
Cyberattacks on Egyptian Activists Are Traced to Government

Cyberattacks on Egyptian Activists Are Traced to Government

A cybersecurity firm says evidence suggests the Egyptian government carried out cyberattacks on journalists, academics, lawyers and rights activists.
Egypt Is Using Apps to Track and Target Its Citizens, Report Says

Egypt Is Using Apps to Track and Target Its Citizens, Report Says

A cybersecurity firm says evidence suggests the Egyptian government carried out cyberattacks on journalists, academics, lawyers and rights activists.
Egypt Is Using Apps to Track and Target Its Citizens, Report Says

Egypt Is Using Apps to Track and Target Its Citizens, Report Says

A cybersecurity firm says evidence suggests the Egyptian government carried out cyberattacks on journalists, academics, lawyers and rights activists.
Egypt used Google Play in spy campaign targeting its own citizens, researchers say

Egypt used Google Play in spy campaign targeting its own citizens, researchers say

Google removes app that logged detailed information about users' calls.
Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

One of the largest waves of arrests in decades has overcrowded Egyptian jails and put President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi back in control. For now.
Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

One of the largest waves of arrests in decades has overcrowded Egyptian jails and put President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi back in control. For now.
Egypt: children swept up in crackdown on anti-Sisi protests

Egypt: children swept up in crackdown on anti-Sisi protests

Security forces stop minors at checkpoints and check phones for ‘political’ materialMore than 100 children are among thousands of people detained in Egypt in an effort to prevent further protests

Archaeology, Camels and Cars: From The Dead Sea to Petra

We ride with archaeologist Sarah Parcak and Infiniti to the ancient city in Jordan It’s early morning in Jordan’s Wadi Rum and we’re loading our gear into the fleet of Infiniti QX80s, backed by only
Oxford Professor Is Accused of Selling Ancient Texts to Hobby Lobby

Oxford Professor Is Accused of Selling Ancient Texts to Hobby Lobby

An investigation found that Bible fragments in a museum started by the owners of the arts-and-crafts chain had been illegally taken from the university.
Oxford Professor Is Accused of Selling Ancient Texts to Hobby Lobby

Oxford Professor Is Accused of Selling Ancient Texts to Hobby Lobby

An investigation found that Bible fragments in a museum started by the owners of the arts-and-crafts chain had been illegally taken from the university.
Archaeologists discover 30 ancient coffins in Luxor

Archaeologists discover 30 ancient coffins in Luxor

Intricately carved coffins with mummies from 1000BC ‘biggest such find in over a century’ Egypt has revealed details of 30 ancient wooden coffins with mummies inside, which were discovered in the
The spectre of Syria silenced Arab protest. But now it’s finding its voice | Nesrine Malik

The spectre of Syria silenced Arab protest. But now it’s finding its voice | Nesrine Malik

Dissent in the face of rampant corruption is no longer being dampened by pointing to the failures of the Arab springThere is a bogeyman that haunts the Arab world. Its spectre looms large and sinister
Pictures: Coffins of 3,000-Year-Old Mummies Opened in Egypt

Pictures: Coffins of 3,000-Year-Old Mummies Opened in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt on Saturday opened the coffins of two of the 30 mummies discovered earlier this year and estimated to be 3,000 years old.
30 Ancient Coffins from 3,000 Years Ago Discovered in Luxor, Egypt

30 Ancient Coffins from 3,000 Years Ago Discovered in Luxor, Egypt

It's the most significant finding of its kind in over 100 years
U.K. Lifts Flight Ban to Popular Egypt Resort

U.K. Lifts Flight Ban to Popular Egypt Resort

This is very good news for Egypt, which has taken steps to tighten security not just at airports but at tourist places. Hopefully Russia will follow soon in resuming flights. -Raini Hamdi
Mohamed Ali: Egyptian exile who sparked protests in shock at mass arrests

Mohamed Ali: Egyptian exile who sparked protests in shock at mass arrests

In interview in Spain, businessman says he is in fear of contract killing and that he has new plan to topple President SisiThe Egyptian whistleblower who prompted rare street protests against
The Man Trying to Stir a Long-Distance Revolt in Egypt

The Man Trying to Stir a Long-Distance Revolt in Egypt

Since he started posting videos denouncing corruption in Egypt, Mohamed Ali has set off protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi — and intense speculation about himself.
3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummies Found Inside 30 Well-Preserved Coffins

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummies Found Inside 30 Well-Preserved Coffins

Egypt continues to dig up striking ancient artifacts, as demonstrated by the incredible discovery of thirty pristine wood coffins dating back 3,000 years. Once opened, archaeologists found that the