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Azza
Vancouver, BC, Canada
University Prof., Communications and ESL
Interests: Egypt, Egypt, and Egypt.
Recent Activity
allAfrica.com, by Collins Mwai Nine Egyptian firms have established a presence in Rwanda with an aim to serve the construction and housing sector. The firms, under the umbrella, Rwanda-Egypt Trading Association, commenced operations yesterday after about four months of due diligence, certification and market studies. The launch of the firm's... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Egypt
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AP via Egypt Independent The Hamas militant group ruling Gaza says one of its fighters was killed by a suicide bomber on Thursday while trying to stop the attacker from crossing into Egypt. It marked the first time that Hamas, which has carried out scores of suicide attacks over the... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Egypt
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English.alarabiya.net King Salman bin Abdulaziz instructed to allow Qatari pilgrims to enter Saudi Arabia via the land border without electronic permits. This decree came upon the mediation of Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Jassem Al Thani, reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA). Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Egypt
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allafrica.com, by Rodgers Luhwago Photo: State House President John Magufuli, right, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday led top government leaders to welcome Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al- Sisi who arrived at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) for a two-day state visit in the country.... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Egypt
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In 1972 a frail, elderly man, no different from other condolers, came to pay his respect when my father in law passed away. Egypt’s first president, Mohamed Naguib, attended with no bodyguards or accompanying dignitaries, but with his young grandchild, of about 12 years, whom he held on to maybe... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Egypt
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Market Watch LONDON, Aug 11, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- LONDON, August 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Egyptian phosphate rock miners achieve some of the lowest production costs in the 200 Mt/y industry, allowing them to continue exports in a difficult pricing environment. However, Egyptian operators are now following... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 11, 2017 at Egypt
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Ahram Online Egypt's President Sisi discusses development projects in the Suez Canal region with the head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish and Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem (Left), the CEO of Dubai Ports Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has agreed to the establishment of a joint development company between the... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 9, 2017 at Egypt
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Daily News Egypt, by Shaimaa Al-Aees. See Egypt is the world's second fastest growing destination for 2017-UNWTO The Pyramids and Petra are still high on people’s bucket lists, says G Adventures managing director Egypt is the world’s second fastest growing tourists destinations for 2017, according to new report by the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Egypt
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Soot Today KERDASA, Egypt — In Egypt, where many suffer under economic hardship, 35-year-old entrepreneur Ahmed Saeed el-Feki has been working hard to make something of himself. KERDASA, Egypt — In Egypt, where many suffer under economic hardship, 35-year-old entrepreneur Ahmed Saeed el-Feki has been working hard to make something... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Egypt
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Egypt Independent Head of the New & Renewable Energy Authority Mohamed Mousa announced on Sunday that Egypt will begin to manufacture solar panels soon, saying that the project will pave the way to launch other initiatives. According to the state-run newspaper, Akhabr Al Youm, the solar panels will be attached... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 6, 2017 at Egypt
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Suez Canal revenues jumped to $446.3 million in July from $427.2 million in June, according to Reuters' calculations. A statement from the canal's authority said on Sunday that its revenues stood at $2.938 billion from January to July. In July last year, revenues stood at $429... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 6, 2017 at Egypt
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Al Ahram Weekly A Cairo tuk-tuk driver has been given a prison sentence after being found guilty of sexually harassing a woman, reports Reem Leila The South Cairo Criminal Court in Helwan sentenced a tuk-tuk driver to five years in prison on 31 July for sexually harassing journalist Hend Abdel-Sattar... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 4, 2017 at Egypt
As is appeared in Ahram Online, by Azza Radwan Sedky After decades of creeping dominance by Islamist thinking and social controls, Egypt has learned its lesson and is pushing back on all fronts In Egypt, in the 70s and 80s, as men grew beards and women covered their hair, onlookers... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 3, 2017 at Egypt
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Channels Television A group of doctors in Egypt have taken their medical skills outside of the operating room, and into the kitchen. United by a love for food, more than ten full-time doctors decided to pool their resources and invest in a fast food restaurant, which offers high-quality food to... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 3, 2017 at Egypt
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This is huge! Cairoscene The system will be replaced by a new modern system dubbed The Certificate of Egypt. On Sunday, Education Minister Tarek Shawky announced that the next school year will see the cancelation of the primary school certificate obtained in the 6th grade, as well as the implementation... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 2, 2017 at Egypt
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Ahram Online File Photo: The United Nations logo is displayed on a door at U.N. headquarters in New York February 26, 2011 (Photo: Reuters) Egypt is set to chair during August the United Nations Security Council for the second time since its non-permanent membership in 2016, where it will work... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 1, 2017 at Egypt
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BizCommunity CAIRO, Egypt - A ‘hackathon' contest, launched by the British Embassy in Cairo, looks for Egyptian solutions to environmental problems in the fields of energy, recycling and sustainable farming, by finding the best aspiring social entrepreneurs in Egypt. The competition, in partnership with Flat6Labs, is looking for inspiring Egyptians... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 1, 2017 at Egypt
Middle East Forum, by Raymond Stock Jutting into the Persian Gulf like lower Michigan minus its thumb, the super-rich peninsular nation of Qatar has long been a problem—one that has now brought the region to the brink of a potentially catastrophic conflict. Seen for decades as a more liberal extension... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 31, 2017 at Egypt
It used to be known as propaganda when adversary governments concocted bizarre stories to further their agendas. Tabloid journalism is a lighter version of the same; it goes after overblown gossip and bogus rumours. Now, in the age of social media, the words “disinformation,” “yellow journalism” better yet “fake news”... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Egypt
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Climate Action The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has unanimously approved investments worth $660m for a total 500MW of solar projects to be located on Benban solar complex in Egypt. The funds will be used to finance 13 large-scale PV projects being developed from... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 27, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Yury Fedotov Conflict remains the world’s greatest problem; conflict prevention our biggest hope, but if we do not face down crime and uphold justice, we simply risk swapping the challenges. Over the last century crime has been transformed. Mobsters are more likely to be board members of... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 26, 2017 at Egypt
The Independent An Egyptian tank crew have been praised for saving over 50 people's lives after they ran over a car bomb to prevent a suicide attack. Seven civilians, including two young children, were killed when the bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula. The military said... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 26, 2017 at Egypt
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The New Arab Egyptian women stood in solidarity with Saudi women's calls to challenge patriarchy this week, by standing in front of the kingdom's embassy in Cairo while wearing a skirt. An Egyptian feminist group challenged Saudi Arabia's "patriarchal" authorities in Cairo on Sunday, by standing outside the kingdom’s embassy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Egypt
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NZ Herald Egyptian Marwan Tarek (left) won the men's world junior title with a five-game victory over Frenchman Victor Crouin last night. Photo / Alan Gibson Egypt have completed a clean sweep of the world junior squash championship for the first time since 2013 with Rowan El Araby winning the... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 24, 2017 at Egypt
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الاهرام اليومي_بقلم صلاح منتصر هذه تجربة قيل إنه تقرر بدؤها فى محطة الشهداء بمترو الأنفاق ، أرجو ألا تمتد وتنتشر ،وحبذا لو أنهم أنهوها فى هدوء وكأن شيئا لم يكن ، فليس هكذا يكون نشر الفتاوى الدينية . الخبر الذى نشرته أكثر من صحيفة يقول إن لجنة الفتوى بمجمع البحوث... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 23, 2017 at Egypt