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Sherine Abdel-Wahab sanctioned for 2 months for ‘insulting all Egyptians’

The Musicians Syndicate banned singer Sherine Abdel-Wahab from performing any concerts for two months, following statements she had made regarding the pollution of the Nile earlier this year during one of her concerts in Sharjah, the UAE, according to state media outlet EgyNews. The syndicate decided not to issue any concert permits for Abdel-Wahab inside …

Daily News Egypt

How did Egyptians use their mobile phones in 2017?!

Egypt has nearly 100 million mobile phone users according to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), but for what purpose do the Egyptians use their mobile phones? A recent report by the MCIT showed that about 87% of the Egyptians use their mobile phones to conduct and receive calls. The report relied on …

Daily News Egypt

Libya extracts remains of 20 Egyptians beheaded by IS in 2015

The Libyan Prosecutor General said in a statement on Friday that the remains of 20 Egyptians killed by the Islamic State (IS) group in February were uncovered. The 20 nationals were filmed as they were beheaded by militants belonging to the IS. As a response, the Egyptian army announced it had launched eight air strikes …

Daily News Egypt

25% of patents granted in 2016 by Egyptians are in field of human needs: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on 20 July the annual bulletin on the circulation of knowledge, its resistance to patents for technological information, and its availability to those engaged in scientific research and technological development to serve economic, social, and cultural services. Up to 2,197 applications were submitted to the …

Daily News Egypt

Youth: a compass for democratic change

In the time of the Muslim Brotherhood, I met with one of their leaders, who was the secretary general of the Pharmacists Syndicate in one of the governorates adjacent to the capital. I asked him about the reasons for their aggression against the media and the disputes with the judiciary, the police, and the army …

Emad El-Sayed

Are Egyptians victims of their laidback attitude and corruption?

“Offer me a carbonated soft drink, and you can stay here” was a shocking phrase that I heard from a member of former president Hosni Mubarak’s security apparatus as I was waiting for a friend to pick me up in one of the most crowded streets in Cairo, close to the president’s residence. After hearing …

Mohammed Nosseir

Egyptians’ dilemma: our singularly inward-looking focus

Imagining that the entire world revolves around Egypt, combined with our belief that we are always right, has kept Egyptians from coming to terms with universal political dynamics, leaving the entire population trapped within the boundaries of their unique—and false—convictions. Egyptians are “living in a shell” that they have built up around themselves and as …

Mohammed Nosseir

Egypt’s consumer spending amounts to $156bn: Visa general manager

Consumer spending in Egypt reached $156bn, though the use of electronic payments accounts for only 2% of that sum, general manager for Visa in North and West Africa Tarek Elhousseiny said. This small share of electronic payments in Egypt shows a great opportunity for everyone to work on the spread of this type of payment, …

Hossam Mounir