Ola Noureldin

Cairo-based journalist

Location icon Egypt

I am a Cairo based journalist. I am currently working with Egypt Independent as a news reporter, beats mainly include politics, technology, entrepreneurship, and women issues.

Below are some samples of my work.

Portfolio
Reuters
10/16/2016
Egypt completes long-delayed 4G mobile license deals

CAIRO Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr signed licensing agreements on Sunday for the operation of 4G mobile broadband networks in Egypt in deals that will allow the country to introduce long-delayed high speed telecoms services. Egypt is selling four 4G licenses as part of a long-awaited plan to reform the telecoms sector and raise much-needed dollars for depleted government coffers.

Refugees in Egypt
12/06/2014
Refugees in Egypt

Volunteering as an educational consultant from Australia, Jonathon Turland joined The African Hope Learning Center in April 2010, with a background in leadership and teaching. His passion for volunteer work encourages both students and staff to achieve the best of their abilities for a holistic learning experience.

Reuters
10/24/2016
Egypt seeks new markets, boosts security as tourism drops

CAIRO Egypt hopes to encourage tourists from new markets like China, Japan and Ukraine, a year after Russia and Britain suspended flights to the land of the Pyramids, the country's tourism minister said. Egypt's tourism industry, a crucial source of hard currency, has struggled to rebound since a mass uprising in 2011.

Refugees in Egypt
12/06/2014
Refugees in Egypt

Volunteering as an educational consultant from Australia, Jonathon Turland joined The African Hope Learning Center in April 2010, with a background in leadership and teaching. His passion for volunteer work encourages both students and staff to achieve the best of their abilities for a holistic learning experience.

International Business Times UK
09/22/2015
Syrian refugees in Egypt despair at dire conditions and see Europe as their only hope

Syrian refugee Yehia had imagined Egypt being the "just like the movies" that are popular throughout the Arab world. Little could he have imagined how wrong that perception would turn out to be. Two years since he fled Syria's hellish civil war with his family, they now live in a poor area of Cairo full of drug addicts and slum landlords charging extortionate rents to Syrians.

Reuters
04/08/2016
In Egypt, dye workshop fights to survive

CAIRO Egypt's hard-currency crisis and competition from modern factories in Asia and at home threaten one of the last dyeing workshops in Egypt but one of its owners takes comfort in the trade's ancient resilience. Mohamed Mostafa boasts that the trade dates back 3,000 years, so it can survive anything.

Egyptianstreets
06/15/2014
Egyptians call for the end of 'sexual terrorism'

By Ola Noureldin CAIRO, June 15 (Aswat Masriya) A group of activists gathered in Cairo on Saturday to protest against the recurring sexual harassment cases in Egypt and demand harsher punishments. Dressed in black, the protesters held banners that included, "Death to sexual harassers", "Time to stop rape" and "Stop violence against women" as police forces cordoned the area.

Aswatmasriya
11/25/2014
Celebrating, Sisi supporters see bright future ahead - News - Aswat Masriya

CAIRO, June 4 (Aswat Masriya) Thousands of Egyptians gathered in Heliopolis on Tuesday to celebrate the official landslide victory of former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as Egypt's new president. Before the official announcement was made, Egyptians had already packed the streets surrounding the Ittihadiya palace, which was secured by army and police forces.

Auccaravan
11/25/2014
Trending: Death On Campus | Caravan

Over the past week, I haven't stopped hearing stories about children who go to school in the morning but end up dead on school premises by the end of the day due to some inexcusable "lack of maintenance". Yeah. Dead. See, the thing is that there are obvious points to tackle in regards to the Egyptian educational system.

Dailynewsegypt
06/10/2013
Maspero in crisis: report - Daily News Egypt

A damning report has outlined 10 months of "crisis" in Egyptian state broadcasting since the appointment of Minister of Information Salah Abdel Maqsoud. The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) released the report on Monday.

Mediajungle
Transnational Families

© 2013 jmanresa Immigrant families often find themselves into the puzzle of family separation which may carry unfavorable side effects either sociologically or psychologically. By Ola Noureldin and Júlia Manresa Some maps on the wall and a small flag beneath the television was enough to keep the memory of Romania alive.