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Upper Egyptian identity revived in spearing competition

  Far away from the city’s modernism that demolished the inherited Egyptian identity, citizens of Upper Egypt still hold on to their elders’ cultural rituals, which “El-Mermah” (Spearing) is one of. El-Mermah is the oldest fencing competition in the history of Egypt. On their horses, young men of Upper Egypt, especially in the region’s south, …

Daily News Egypt

Tahya Misr Fund enhances living conditions of Upper Egypt’s citizens

Away from the beauty of Nubia, where tourists always go and become fascinated by the quietness and peace that surrounds the houses’ bright colours, and its kind people, lie thousands of unseen Nubians that suffer from severe poverty and inhumane living conditions, where they do not have access to drinkable water or functioning sewage systems. …

Daily News Egypt

Elsewedy Electric, NCC win Upper Egypt electricity tender

Elsewedy Electric and the National Contracting Company (NCC) won a tender to implement three electricity lines in Upper Egypt extending from Samalout to Naga Hammadi at a cost of EGP 4.187bn. A source at the Ministry of Electricity told Daily News Egypt that the companies presented the best financial bids. Elsewedy Electric is set to …

Mohamed Farag

Poverty rate rises while solutions are lacking, low-income citizens in Upper Egypt, Sinai most affected: experts

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced that the percentage of the population under the poverty line jumped from 26.3% in 2012/2013 to 27.8% in 2014/2015. With every price increase the government announces, low-income citizens in Egypt are greatly harmed and left wondering how to deal with the increasing challenges present in …

Daily News Egypt