Business & Economy

Vocational Education for the Saudis


Saudi Arabia has relied heavily on foreign workers to work on vocational jobs. This resulted in high job demand and supply imbalance as many private companies call for more vocational workers and with Saudis avoiding such jobs. The unemployment trend poses a challenge that the government has to resolve in order to achieve the Kingdom's goals of having a diverse and an advanced knowledge economy...

Impact of Political Events on Egypt's GDP Growth Forecast


Egypt has undergone dramatic political changes since the 2011 revolution and toppling the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak and the democratic election of Mohammad Morsi in June 2012. Morsi aged 61, is the first Islamist elected as head of an Arab state and a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP). He won the elections against Ahmed Shafiq ...