Graduation Projects: Footsteps to a Better Future

A few years ago, the government presented a new educational curriculum based on interactive learning, workshops and projects that empowered students and helped in...

From Gated City to Gated Communities: Evolution of Cairo Walls

For as long as man has known how to build civilizations, he has erected walls across the world, with the oldest standing proof — the wall...

Egypt’s Men in Space

For as far back as man can remember, humanity has been a race – a race towards new frontiers, but also towards marking territories....

What Will the Maspero Triangle Entail

Featured Image Credits: Foster + Partners  | MASPERO TRIANGLE DISTRIC MASTERPLAN The suburb we informally call Maspero was named after the French archaeologist Gaston Maspero,...

The Maspero Media Building Crisis

M­­­aspero Media Building was named after the French archaeologist Gaston Maspero, the former chairman of the Egyptian Antiquities Authority. It was built in 1959...

Carelle Homsy: Egyptian Artist Wins the Pope’s Admiration

During Pope Francis’ latest visit to Egypt, he received an authentic and creative gift from one of Egypt’s finest artists, Carelle Homsy, who provided...

Female Uber Drivers in Cairo

From micro buses cutting you off to pedestrians crossing the street without even looking, it is no secret that driving in Cairo is a...

Crafts in El Moez Street

Walking in El Moez Street is like browsing through history, with Egypt’s precious authentic heritage visible at every corner.  The street is named “El...

Ramadan Advertising Campaigns

Every Ramadan for the past two decades or so can be marked by a slogan, a jingle, a sound bite or a punchline. Remember...

Mostafa Al Sagheer: A Successful Entrepreneur

Mohamed Al Sagheer is one of Egypt’s businessmen who has successfully transformed the perception of hair salons in Egypt. Not only has he contributed...

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