Egyptian Knowledge Bank's first ever Arabic Citation Index

With the aim of transforming Egypt into a knowledge economy, the Northern Afrikan country's digital library and online knowledge hub, Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB), is set to launch the first Arabic Citation Index (ARCI). It's expected that the ARCI will be fully operational in 2020 and it will be the…

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Online activism in Egypt

With the advent of the Internet, the amount of information which is available at the press of a button has increased exponentially. Due to this massive increase in users, services and data, people can only consume a fraction of the information they are bombarded with on a daily basis. All…

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Nuclear energy for Afrikan countries doesn’t make sense

At the moment, the only nuclear plant in operation in Africa is South Africa’s Koeberg, producing 1.86GW of power. This, according to some African leaders, is about to change. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni recently made the astonishing statement that his country is planning 30GW of nuclear power by…

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