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Egypt’s court bars Uber, Careem from operating in country

Egypt’s administrative court banned on Tuesday taxi-hailing services Uber and Careem from operating in the country. The case against the two companies was filed by a group of traditional taxi drivers in February 2017 who accused the services of breaking … read more

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INTERVIEW: Omar Samra’s long journey into outer space

Kamal Tabikha Egyptian explorer Omar Samra has bagged a number of high-profile feats of endurance in his short but glittering career, in each case claiming the title of “first Egyptian” to do so. His explorations have taken him to the … read more

Expat Services

Egyptian Rental Contract

Ideally, you want to make sure to have copies of your rental contract in both English and Arabic. The contract should cover all the important details, including rent and who is responsible for paying for repairs. Make sure your contract … read more

Expat Essentials

Setting Up Your Home

A stress free expat is a happy expat.  Taking a job overseas can bring great gains to us as individuals and to the companies that brought us here, but often, for a new expat landing in Cairo, it can present … read more

Expat Experts

Setting Up Your Home

A stress free expat is a happy expat.  Taking a job overseas can bring great gains to us as individuals and to the companies that brought us here, but often, for a new expat landing in Cairo, it can present … read more