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Necropolis has been used throughout different long periods, it contains almost no decorations
Religious discourse between tolerance, extremism
Continent’s infrastructure needs estimated at $130–170bn annually
The government will provide subsidies for the poor, Egyptians can bear country’s tough conditions
Corruption creates poverty with Upper Egypt being the most affected
The poor, Mr. President, have waited a long for someone to perceive them with sympathy, and to pull them up above the poverty line, so are you up for this?
Ideas are endless; the important thing is that they are followed by a political will to execute them, and perhaps the most important thing is that the decision-makers think about national projects targeting the poor, who are burdened by the weight of years of oppression, poverty, disease and ignorance It is time to target this …
By Dr. Bjørn Lomborg Almost one-quarter of all food in the world is lost each year, from harvesting and storage to wastage in the consumer’s kitchen. In sub-Saharan Africa, about 21% of all food is wasted. If we could halve the sub-Saharan waste, we could feed an extra 100 million people. We can expect almost a …
Hilton launches ‘Soap for Hope’, an community support initiative, to celebrate Global Community Day in collaboration with ‘I The Egyptian Foundation’
In February, thousands of Egyptian attempted to start an “internet revolution”, protesting against poor services and high prices
As opposed to most low-income countries, there is no link between socioeconomic status and the prevalence of obesity in Egypt, according to a new study
Morsi supporters protest against price hikes and Gaza offensive
By Mohamed Ayyad Today I am writing to you, Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman. It is up to you if you wish, honestly and in the name of success, to listen to the masses. You must wage a fierce war on bureaucracy and administrative corruption, for even if you fail, the effort will be recognised. As you …
Activist calls on revolutionaries from prison to provide alternatives for oppressed
Government minimum income regulations exclude poorest categories of Egyptians, but include the middle, upper middle and rich classes
“Qu’ils mangent de la brioche,” or “let them eat cake,” as the traditional translation of this French phrase goes, is a timeless symbol of leaders that are out of touch with the realities and struggles that the poor in their societies face daily. Although likely untrue, this famous phrase is attributed to Queen Marie Antionette …
The ministry says it is able to compensate for halted NGO health services
Subsidies harm the concept of social justice and support for the poor should be in cash.
Providing the private sector with opportunities to create jobs, develop industry and train employees will achieve social justice.
Marketing campaigns abroad are generally unprofessional and do not improve the country’s ability to address tourists or study the target markets.
Egypt is the most difficult country for international movie production companies to obtain licenses for filming.
Poverty increased by an annual 1.1%, while an Egyptian five-headed household needs EGP 1,620 to fulfill its basic needs
The Cedar Revolution, Youth Participation and Youth Organisations in Lebanon’s Post Intifada By Omar Bortalazzi The John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement published this month its latest research “The Cedar Revolution, Youth Participation and Youth Organizations in Lebanon’s Post Intifada”. The research examines the role of civil society after the uprising caused …
So we continue with examining some of those wild ideas and unfounded claims which haunt the minds of many people. We are hoping to do so in a constructive manner with the aim to move beyond the old tales and actually think about something meaningful. Our discussion this week will be about the age old …
By Muhammad Zubair Mughal Apparently, it is a matter of pleasure that global volume of Islamic finance industry has crossed $1.3tn approximately, which is, definitely, providing the best and compatible sources of finance with interest free modes. According to a careful estimate, there are more than 2000 Islamic Financial Institutions offering Islamic Banking, Islamic Insurance …
Economist Mahmoud Al-Khafif addresses the 2013-2014 budget and the current economic policies of the government. Balancing between the rich and the poor Mahmoud Al-Khafif Al-Shorouk Newspaper Egypt’s national budget is an indicator of governmental policies, economist Mahmoud Al-Khafif believes. For example, Al-Khafif writes, if the government chooses to pursue loans to remedy the budget for …
The project targets those who are incapable of finding a job, and labourers