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Egypt’s gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown bathhouse. They dragged out dozens of nearly naked men, who covered their faces as they struggled to hold up … 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

Expat Essentials

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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