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Egypt's Sisi re-elected for second term with 97% of votes

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second four-year term with 97.08 percent of votes, almost the...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 1 year ago

Egypt among top 5 African banking markets in terms of growth, profitability: McKinsey report

Egypt is among the top five banking markets in Africa in terms of growth and profitability, according to a study by...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 1 year ago

State of apathy in Cairo's streets ahead of presidential election

As Egypt’s political sphere is occupied with discussions regarding the forthcoming presidential election, which will see Egyptians heading to the...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 1 year ago

Egypt's Sisi to run for president in March elections

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi officially announced on Friday his intention to run for a second term in the upcoming...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

Is Egypt reaching its aspired economic goals 1 year after the currency float?

One year after Egypt took the dramatic step of floating its pound, inflation is still taking its toll on the...

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9th Cairo Jazz Festival kicks off at the heart of downtown

Jazz enthusiasts headed to the heart of downtown at AUC Tahrir for the opening night of the 9th Cairo Jazz...

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Controversy flies on LGBT rights after rise of rainbow flag in concert

The rainbow flag raised during Friday’s concert featuring Lebanese Indie rock band Mashrou Leila has stirred heated debate on social...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

Rising cost of school supplies infuriates Egyptian parents as semester starts

Many parents in Cairo are angry at the rise in the cost of school supplies on the back of a...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

Cairo's white taxi drivers enter digital world launching 'Whatsapp Taxi'

Cairo’s white taxi drivers have launched a new initiative to organize services with their clients internally through Whatsapp, mirroring other...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

Hotel engineer's family requests travel ban for Italian tourist accused of murder

In response to a Sunday court ruling that ordered the release of Italian tourist accused of killing Tarek El Hennawy,...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

MP suggests draft law to grant women immediate alimony from state banks

Parliamentarian Shokry al Gendy, from the Religious Affairs Committee, has suggested amending Egypt’s personal status law to grant women the right to alimony from state...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

Egypt's parliament to discuss bill that criminalizes domestic violence

The Egyptian Parliament is considering a discussion of a suggested draft bill by the National Council for Women that puts punitive...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

Butchers echo uproar against "inhumane" slaughter during Eid al-Adha

Slaughtering sacrificial animals is a specific tradition carried out by millions of Muslims all over the world during Eid al-Adha....

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago

Egyptian couple to publish "Around Egypt in 60 Days" to encourage tourism

An Egyptian couple is travelling throughout Egypt with the goal of not only exploring the country’s tourist attractions, but encouraging...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 2 years ago