Shahd Essam
An economics student with a passion for writing and researching, Shahd started her career in journalism shortly after her 19th birthday at Business Today Egypt magazine, where she focused on economic issues. She is mainly interested in economic development, as read more
Update: Lawsuit demanding answers about blocks on internet calls postponed for 2nd time
Shahd Essam | The temporary outage of internet-based calling services like WhatsApp and Viber caused a social media
Sisi promises no price increases, but it might already be too late
Shahd Essam | In a speech last Wednesday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed that the devaluation of the
After weathering the revolution, Egypt’s real estate sector slows
Shahd Essam | For generations, Egyptians have prized real estate as the country’s safest and most desirable investment.
New sukkuk regulations aim to grow Islamic finance in Egypt
Shahd Essam | "Egypt's history with Islamic finance dates back decades before Morsi and the Brotherhood, and plans
Are Egypt’s consumers benefiting from lower internet prices?
Shahd Essam | As Egypt’s government issues new internet price guidelines for telecommunications companies, will the
At Euromoney, ministers seek opportunity in global economic tumult
Amira Salah-Ahmed, Isabel Esterman and Shahd Essam | At this year’s edition of the annual Euromoney Egypt Conference, ministers maintained a note of decided
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