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An Egyptian reality programme about people’s lives and dreams

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Each episode explores the lives of three people in different neighbourhoods

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Egypt enters Guinness record with the world’s largest Koshary plate

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Disappointment hit some due to bad organisation, while others found it satisfying

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The bard comes to Alexandria

  /  January 15, 2015  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

London’s Globe Theatre performs Hamlet in Alexandria for one night only

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A girl tries to break Egyptian social taboos

  /  January 15, 2015  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Opening a hot drinks stand in downtown Cairo aims to erase the “for men only” jobs taboo

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Despite losing one of his legs, a student goes from Cairo to Ain Sokhna on his bicycle

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

After six years of treatment, his passion lit the way to his inner strength

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Tailoring the fabric of a nation

  /  December 25, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Mohamed El-Badrawi has been the personal tailor for former presidents Gamal Abdel Nasser, Anwar El-Sadat and Hosni Mubarak

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Photographs capture reactions as ‘Spiderman’ comes to Egypt

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  4 Comments

A question popped into a group of friends’ minds and they decided to see the answer for themselves: “What if Spiderman landed in Egypt?!”

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A parking lady or a hero?

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Om Heba follows in her husband’s path and believes in equality between women and men in work

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Youth Innovation Camp to promote social justice in Egypt

  /  December 4, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

The camp attempts to provide a platform for young Egyptians to communicate their understanding of the term Social Justice

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Go by OSN: Review

  /  December 4, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

For the first time in the region, the service gives film and TV series lovers access to a variety of media for a monthly subscription of $10 (EGP 72)

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Celebrating International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

95% of women between 18-28 suffered from verbal, physical harassment in the street, 52% think the way they’re dressed is reason

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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  /  2 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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