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Egypt cabinet approves new ‘terrorist entities’ law

A new anti-terrorism bill was approved by the Egyptian cabinet on Wednesday. The law defines ‘terrorist entities’ and lays down penalties against any group identified as such by a criminal court. According to Article 1 of the bill, a terrorist … read more

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Another way of ending FGM

By Dr César Chelala Female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely practiced in 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East. More than 125 million women have been subjected to different forms of genital mutilation across Africa … read more

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Egypt’s power cuts will continue and here’s why…..

Egypt generates an estimated 27,000 megawatts of electricity each day. That sounds like a lot but if, like me, you continue to sit through regular power cuts – you will know it isn’t enough. Put simply, our power supply is … read more

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Swine Flu Factoids

Swine influenza, or flu, is a contagious respiratory disease that affects pigs. When the flu spreads person-to-person, instead of from animals to humans, it can continue to mutate, making it harder to treat or fight, because people have no natural … read more

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Dog Theft On The Rise In Cairo

While not a new phenomenon, professional dog-napping is on the rise in Cairo.  Every dog is at risk but pure bred dogs are popular and as a result more valuable. Many dog thefts occur outside restaurants, shops, and from parked … read more

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Woman by Design now at the ACE

Woman by Design in Maadi starting 2nd November from 10am. Just 150LE pays for a ”2 session morning” Sunday/Tuesday/ Thursday and includes entrance to the venue, the Ace Club, where you can enjoy a drink, coffee and lunch after the mornings … read more