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Sisi reforms key to Egypt’s economic upswing

After suffering its worst economic crisis since the 1930s, Egypt under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has managed to draw international attention to its reforms and recovery. Christine la Garde, head of the International Monetary Fund, told Al Arabiya News Channel … read more

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Egypt ranked worst place to be an expat

This year’s iteration of HSBC’s annual ranking of the best places to live as an expat, published Wednesday, ranked 34 countries on a host of indicators, such as salaries earned, the expat’s quality of life and an expat family’s ability … 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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Keeping Cool Without Air Conditioning

Summer is here and that means heat!  It’s the time when we turn on the AC to beat the soaring temperatures Many of us use air conditioners but we can all save money by using them less.   And we can’t … read more