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10,000 children participate in the Global Hand Washing Day

  /  November 27, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

In celebration of Global Hand Washing Day, “Lifebuoy” soap brand launches a National Hand Washing Campaign to raise awareness on the importance of hygiene

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Health ministry launches medical protocol for victims of gender-based violence

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

One in three women around the world has reported an experience of violence, 38% of all murder crimes against women were by their partners

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Academy offers free training to empower hair care professionals

  /  November 20, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

During their work, hairdressers are subjected to harmful chemicals potentially leading to health problems from skin rash, eye irritation and difficulty in breathing to cancer or loss of sight

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The non-profit organisation saving street cats

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

EMRO helps homeless Egyptian “mau” breeds find a home

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Recipe-generating app ‘Fel Talaga’ wins first place at ‘Fekrathon’ competition

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

The application suggests recipes from ingredients in the kitchen

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Bicycles: The future of transport in Egypt?

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Dutch embassy organises cycling day in Egypt’s streets

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Little Egypt: Journey through history in 2 hours

  /  November 13, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

The touristic and educational 190 feddans village is ill-organised

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Integrating prayers in psychological practices improves well-being: Study

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Research emphasises improved sense of psychological well-being after prayer

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Book fair provides space for literary debate in Maadi

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Eclectic selection of second hand books on hand during fair

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Dutch-Flemish Institute hosts lecture on ‘Environmental Justice’

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Poor people are more vulnerable to negative effects of environmental problems

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Heritage-inspired home accessories line seeks to empower artisans

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

GebRaa attempts to revive traditional Egyptian crafts at risk of extinction

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United Nations celebrates in Zamalek

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Fair highlights the organisation’s achievements in Egypt

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Cairo Fashion Festival III shines a light on local designers

  /  November 6, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Six fashion designers, including four Egyptians, will participate in the event

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Graffiti exhibition tries to break sex taboos in Egypt

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

By relating to sex, the exhibition aims to raise awareness, encourage people to speak out and think about the topic open-mindedly

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Activists launch legal guide for homosexuals in Egypt

  /  October 30, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Guide discusses violations against homosexuals by the police, employers and people in public places

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Celebrating Egypt’s first aviator

  /  October 30, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Lotfia El-Nady, who would have been 107 this year, was the first Arab woman to pilot a plane. El-Nady, who died in 2002, obtained her licence in 1933 then flew from Cairo to Alexandria at read the rest…

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Review: ‘Crave’ opens a branch in Cairo Festival City Mall

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

The restaurant has two seating areas; the outside area offers visitors a chance to enjoy the energetic ambiance and watch the dancing fountain.

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New clothing brand mixes bohemian culture with Egyptian heritage

  /  October 23, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Dalia Naguib launches a self-titled collection that “rebels against traditional fashion styles and colours”

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Reviving royal chocolate beverages

  /  October 23, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Scelerisque, the first company to specialise in chocolate beverages, opens its first shop in Cairo

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Initiative produces biodiesel from used cooking oil

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Green Pan collects used vegetable oil from restaurants, hotels and houses to produce up to 2 tonnes of biodiesel daily

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University students creating and launching android apps

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

TREE student programme training undergraduates to produce mobile applications

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Reshaping body image

  /  October 18, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

A student uses her talent to draw portraits for overweight girls showing them wearing bright colourful dresses, bikinis, skinny t-shirts, encouraging a more positive self-image

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Struggling for Vegetarianism

  /  October 2, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Vegetarians subject to social pressure in Egypt

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Egypt’s alternative therapists

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Energy therapy techniques are used to treat most of psychological and organic diseases such as depression, diabetes, cancer, scoliosis and back pain and many others

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Students propose recycled building material as solution to slum housing problem

  /  September 25, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Development project aims to build a community centre out of cheap, durable material

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British embassy gives vulnerable children a sheep as a gift

  /  September 25, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Ambassador hosts 50 children from Cairo-based NGO in his official residence

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Giving eyeglasses a ‘second life’

  /  September 22, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Bassita launches a campaign, sponsored by Baraka Optics, to help artisans who cannot afford to buy eyeglasses

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Egyptian diver breaks world record for deepest scuba dive

  /  September 22, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Ahmed Gabr reaches depth of 332.35 metres in 14 hours

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In Pictures: Little Damascus of Cairo

  /  September 18, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Syrian refugees in 6th of October City create a market of Syrian goods and food

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150 days around Egypt

  /  September 15, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

University student to spend five months travelling over 8,000 kilometres by bicycle and film his journey

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