Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Improving the nation’s health

Last month parliament passed a long awaited new health insurance law. The 67-article law seeks to make quality health care accessible to all by improving the services offered by public hospitals The law’s provisions will be rolled out in three … read more

Meet Egypt’s potential presidential candidates

Like moving across a chessboard without a clear plan, Egyptians are currently awaiting March’s presidential election, with confusion regarding the standing candidates following campaign withdrawals, ambiguity on stances, and potential candidates facing difficulties meeting the requirements for an official candidacy. … read more

Navy seizes smuggled drug shipment in Red Sea

Egypt’s navy seized a boat in the Red Sea while carrying a large amount of drugs, the Armed Forces’ spokesperson Colonel Tamer al-Refaei announced on Thursday morning on his official Facebook page. The naval forces received information about smugglers planning … read more