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€50m French loan to expand electricity grid

  By Islam Zayed The French Ambassador to Egypt, Nicolas Galey, and Pierre Marcelli, director of the French Development Agency (FDA)’s office in Cairo, signed an agreement to provide a €50m soft loan to the Egyptian government. The loan will be provided in cooperation with the World Bank, the European Investment Bank, and the German …

Daily News Egypt

New movie listings

Critics have been divided between positively reviewing the talents of the troupe of actors and snidely pointing out that it is a two hour sales pitch disguised as a romantic comedy.

Adel Heine

This is Egypt: Mohamed Gabr

Photography in Egypt is often seen as a means to a commercial end, disregarding the fact the people behind the camera are often artists. This is Egypt, as seen by talented photographers.

Adel Heine

Exclusive concert of NubaNour

Their repertoire has expanded from simple songs of love and nature to accommodate the terrible sorrow experienced by most Nubians, songs of nostalgia and songs that evoke memories of their past lives.

Ahmed Khalifa

Geography ranks high

I do not understand how those who learned about persecution first hand have no qualms ensuring it will be part of a new Egypt, how geography ranks higher than freedom.

Adel Heine

Amid tensions court postpones flashpoint cases

The Administrative Judiciary Court of the State Council postponed a slew of cases which included calls for reversals of the dissolution of the People’s Assembly, a reversal of President Mohamed Morsy’s decision to reinstate it, and new demands for the dissolution of Shura Council and the Constituent Assembly. The court will resume its proceedings on …

Ahmed Aboulenein

New rules governing NILEX mentoring companies

Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange, issued a decision for rules governing mentoring companies for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The decision included rules for mentoring as well as measures to be taken in the case of violations. The first article of the decision obligated companies wishing to offer mentoring services to …

Daily News Egypt

MPs back for only minutes, crowds gather at gates

On the first day of President Mohamed Morsy’s reinstated parliament, hundreds of people crowded the gates as parliamentarians came and went.  They were a deeply divided group, with around 200 Morsy supporters camped immediately outside the entrance, while another 40 who opposed the decision stood across the street bitterly looking on. Some politicians drove through …

Connor Molloy