2 natural gas lines explod in 6 October City

2 natural gas lines explod in 6 October City

Two natural gas lines exploded Friday in the 6 October City in Giza after unknown assailants planted two bombs underneath, Youm7 reported. The two separate explosions took place during the early hours of the day when residents were shocked with … read more



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


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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How many light bulbs does it take to change Egypt?

One! And you are looking at it. All of us are struggling to cope with Egypt’s chronic electricity shortages.  If your house is like mine your lights are out at least an hour of every day – if not more.  … read more