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Vancouver, BC, Canada
Retired university prof., Communications and ESL
Interests: Egypt, Egypt, and Egypt.
Recent Activity
Al Ahram Weekly Azza Radwan Sedky Tuesday 9 Aug 2022 Roman Catholic Pope Francis’ recent visit to Canada was an opportunity for the Church to apologise for its role in abuses at Canadian residential schools, writes Azza Radwan Sedky This July, in an unprecedented and historic trip, Roman Catholic Pope... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2022 at Egypt
الاهرام السبت 8 من محرم 1444 هــ 6 أغسطس 2022 السنة 147 العدد 49551 د. عزة رضوان صدقى ماذا لو قررت كوبا تشكيل تحالف استراتيجى مع روسيا فى يومنا هذا؟ ماذا لو منحت كندا معاملة تفضيلية لروسيا مماثلة لتلك التى تقدمها للولايات المتحدة؟ ماذا لو عززت المكسيك العلاقات الأمنية مع... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at Egypt
Al Ahram Weekly Azza Radwan Sedky Tuesday 2 Aug 2022 Preferring sensationalism to responsible coverage and with little sense of the realities on the ground, the Western media has been continuing its campaign against Egypt, writes Azza Radwan Sedky The following is a sample of the headlines of articles written... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2022 at Egypt
Al Ahram Weekly Azza Radwan Sedky Tuesday 26 Jul 2022 Azza Radwan Sedky uses reverse psychology to understand the causes of the war in Ukraine What if Cuba decided to form a present-day strategic coalition with Russia? What if Canada bestowed preferential treatment on Russia akin to what it provides... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2022 at Egypt
Global Construction Review, GCR, by Joe Quirke The current light show at Giza (Demerzel21/Dreamstime) Egyptian contractor Orascom has chosen US architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and local firm Raafat Miller Consulting to reimagine the son et lumière show at the Giza pyramid complex outside Cairo. SOM will act as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2022 at Egypt
الاهرام السبت 24 من ذي الحجة 1443 هــ 23 يوليو 2022 السنة 146 العدد 49537 د. عزة رضوان صدقى على الرغم من مزاعم الشمولية التى تتباهى بها شركة ديزنى لأفلام الأطفال حاليا لا يبدو أنها تدرك اختلاف قيم الجمهور الذى يتبعها، فلا توجد ثقافتان متماثلتان، لذا على ديزنى إدراك المعنى... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2022 at Egypt
Arab News Last year, the 2 European countries accounted for over 80% of Egypt’s wheat imports. (File/Shutter) CAIRO: There is no need for any additional wheat imports in the short or medium term, Egypt’s Supply Minister Ali Al-Moselhi said during a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly to follow up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2022 at Egypt
Ahram Online Cairo Governorate, in cooperation with the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), launched on Tuesday the first phase of the Cairo Bike Project in the streets of Downtown Cairo. Egypt launches Cairo Bike, establishes 5 stops in Downtown Cairo ahead of COP27 ( Photo Courtesy: Offical Facebook Page of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2022 at Egypt
N Opinion (Excerpt: Biden's critics are using anti-Arab racism and hypocrisy to undermine his Middle East trip) Criticism is valid, but bigotry is not JAMES ZOGBY Biden's plans to visit Saudi Arabia have attracted the ire of many in his party. Reuters US President Joe Biden’s upcoming visit to Saudi... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2022 at Egypt
الاهرام فى نهاية المطاف كلنا نعود السبت 10 من ذي الحجة 1443 هــ 9 يوليو 2022 السنة 146 العدد 49523 د. عزة رضوان صدقى يجب أن يبذل المجتمع قصارى جهده حتى لا يتم إغراء المصريين بالهجرة أو العيش بالخارج، ولكن إذا اختاروا ذلك فيجب مساعدتهم فى الحفاظ على انتمائهم لمصر.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2022 at Egypt
Ahram Online Azza Radwan Sedky Tuesday 5 Jul 2022 Despite Disney’s much-vaunted claims of inclusivity, it does not seem to realise that audience values differ around the world, writes Azza Radwan Sedky Whether we accept it or not, cultural standards are different around the world. No two cultures are the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2022 at Egypt
Ahram Online Mohamed Soliman , Thursday 6 Jan 2022 Egypt is about to conclude development works on Greater Cairo’s Ring Road and the municipal transport authorities are working to implement the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system which will run through the 106-kilometre highway. A model of the Bus Rapid Transit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2022 at Egypt
Ahram Online , Friday 1 Jul 2022 Liverpool moved to end speculation regarding Mohamed Salah's future by tying him down to a new long-term deal, the English Premier League club announced on Friday. Mo Salah signs the new Liverpool deal (Photo: the club s official website) Salah's previous deal was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2022 at Egypt
Kawa, (Link: Egypt: a megacity grows in the desert) The new Egyptian administrative capital is beginning to take shape. Often compared to the African Dubai, this pharaonic project of ultra-modern city could become a real economic and social asset for the country but also for the continent. About 45 km... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2022 at Egypt
BNN Bloomberg, by Megan Durisin and Abdel Latif Wahba, Bloomberg News A worker arranges freshly baked bread for sale at the Al-Monira market in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Global food prices are soaring near the fastest pace ever as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine chokes crop supplies, with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2022 at Egypt
We should do our best not to have Egyptians lured to emigrate or live elsewhere, but if they opt to do just that, we must assist them in maintaining their allegiance to Egypt. However, even if they do leave, don’t fret; Egyptians eventually all come back. According to an announcement... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2022 at Egypt
الاهرام السبت 25 من ذي القعدة 1443 هــ 25 يونيو 2022 السنة 146 العدد 49509 د. عزة رضوان صدقى ارتفع التضخم حول العالم بمعدلات قياسية مؤخرا ولوّح بإحداث أزمات معيشية للمواطنين كافة ليس فقط فى البلدان الأكثر احتياجا ولكن أيضًا فى البلدان الغنية التضخم هو المعدل الذى ترتفع به أسعار... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2022 at Egypt
Ahram Online and Al Ahram Weekly, by Azza Radwan Sedky (Link: Bracing for soaring prices) Azza Radwan Sedky Tuesday 21 Jun 2022 The world is suffering from soaring prices across the board in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing Ukraine war, writes Azza Radwan Sedky Inflation is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2022 at Egypt
Al Ahram, by Mohamed Salmawy (Link: Point blank: Biden's defeat) US President Joe Biden, who opened his term with the resolve to carry out a campaign threat against Saudi Arabia, is now preparing to make a formal visit to the kingdom. The news was announced after Riyadh agreed, despite the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2022 at Egypt
The Times of Israel, by Toi Staff and AP (Excerpt: In landmark deal signed in Cairo, Israel to export natural gas, via Egypt, to Europe) Israel to send fuel to Egypt, which will liquify it for shipping; agreement will help European bloc reduce Russian energy dependence; MOU built with nod... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2022 at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Nada Nader (Link: PM Madbouly urges public to rationalise consumption amid global food crisis) Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly urges Egyptians to rationalise their consumption amid the global food crisis to ease the foreign currency burden on the state, yet he affirms the availability of basic commodities. Madbouly’s... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2022 at Egypt
Egyptian Streets (Link: How Mahfouz's Ironic Si El Sayed Became a Benchmark for Egyptian Masculinity) MONA ABDOU Si El-Sayed | Screenshot from Palace Walk (1964) Si El-Sayed throws open the doors to his home. Amina welcomes him with unconditional servitude; she is the picture of a diligent wife—and he, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2022 at Egypt
الاهرام: الانقسام.... ماذا سيؤدي بامريكيا؟ بقلم عزة رضوان صدقي السبت 11 من ذي القعدة 1443 هــ 11 يونيو 2022 السنة 146 العدد 49495 د. عزة رضوان صدقى \ أكثر من أى وقت مضى الأمريكيون منقسمون داخليا فى الرؤى والمبادئ والحقوق، والمجتمع ككل على خلاف مع بعضه البعض. ينتج عن ذلك... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2022 at Egypt
African Ventures In the early 1700s, Great Britain reached a new milestone. After its people had invested plenty of research and resources into food production, their agricultural revolution resulted in a food surplus. As a result, the Brits needed to find innovative ways to process their swelling harvest. At the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2022 at Egypt
Ahram Online AFP , Wednesday 8 Jun 2022 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that Moscow was ready to ensure the safe passage of vessels from Ukraine as concerns mount over grain stuck in Ukrainian ports. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2022 at Egypt