By Juan Girón Roger ( journalist). Text and pictures | The trade show for Arabic travel and tourism, the Arab version of Fitur, started in Dubai in May 9 and will continue on virtual format until May 19. Recovery, the role of technology for a renewal of travel and personalization for the traveler experience were the buzzwords there. They have what it takes –spectacular projects and huge budgets to make…
Naturgy has agreed with Eni and Egypt to end their dispute over Unión Fenosa (UFG), in which the Spanish and Italian firms own 50% each. The company said the agreement includes the payment of 600 million dollars (about 547 million euros) in cash and most of the company’s assets outside of Egypt, excluding UFG’s business activities in Spain.
If Sisi does not stabilize the energy and power sector, the Egyptian street’s patience will not last forever. The Egyptian presidential election takes place between May 26-28, having been extended by one day due to low voter turnout. Former Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is poised to win by a landslide against left-wing candidate Hamdeen Sabahi. Langendorf and Dargin talk about the Egyptian presidential election, the country’s energy crisis and its potential consequences.
By Antonio Sánchez-Gijón, via capitalmadrid | In little more than fifty years, Egypt has gone from being the country with almost absolute power to regulate the use of the Nile, to be forced to negotiate with all countries upstream.