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Nesma Nafea


Everyone calls her Noussa. Nesma will read anything that comes her way, and gets easily distracted by the sight of a book. Nesma bakes A LOT more than she should. She loves all animals, but favours cats and advocates for animal rescue and welfare in Egypt. She loves football and cheers on Juventus. Addicted to shoes and design. Recently, Nesma discovered that she loves to travel inside of Egypt and has just been wandering around the country ever since! She also believes she's part witch. And might take over the world with her cat, King Mario.

Why Scorpios Rule The Zodiac

Why Scorpios Rule The Zodiac

It’s Scoprio season again, my favourite time of the year! The title shows it quite clearly. I take immense pride in being a Scorpio; I have no doubts we were cut out to be the best at anything we set our minds up to. Known for their sting, often considered as cold, rude and guarded, […]

13 Underrated Things About Having Kids

13 Underrated Things About Having Kids

While there will always be hundreds of valid reasons not to have kids, there are quite a few overlooked aspects of having kids that even the most kid-phobic people can’t deny. My friends are either having babies or expecting ones soon and it’s overwhelming and exciting and scary as hell knowing that a 23-year-old as […]

8 Football Transfers that Could Have Saved the World

8 Football Transfers that Could Have Saved the World

With the professional football transfer window closing recently, we have seen some of the most ridiculous figures paid to sign players. While I do love football and I believe that sports can bring the world together and promote manners that can make this world a better place, I definitely don’t understand the gazillion Euro price […]

8 Powerful Palestinian Women You Should Know

8 Powerful Palestinian Women You Should Know

Palestine is a book striving to add pages, each page carrying with it the weight of the world. The weight of fighting to keep an identity, standing up to apartheid, holding on to one’s land, and keeping the Palestinian flag high and proud. Palestine is millions of little stories, none less inspiring than the other. […]

Mental Health Resources in Egypt

Mental Health Resources in Egypt

A lot of people associate a stable mental health with the psychology of the person, while in fact, mental health is broader than that. Mental health includes the psychological, emotional and social state of the person. So while a person might not be clinically depressed from a psychological aspect, their mental health could still be […]

8 Arabic Proverbs You Thought Were Egyptian But Aren’t!

8 Arabic Proverbs You Thought Were Egyptian But Aren’t!

Recently, I picked up an interest in popular sayings and proverbs in Egypt, aka Amthal Sha3beya. They’re witty, short and apply to pretty much anything you go through in your daily life. I started Googling famous proverbs to understand the stories behind them and their origins, and to my surprise, a lot of the sayings […]

8 Humbling Photos that Show the Resilience of the People of Gaza

8 Humbling Photos that Show the Resilience of the People of Gaza

Over the past weeks, Gaza has been under siege, while millions from all over the world watch the massacre as it happens with no way to help but pray. Newborn babies, young girls and boys, women of different ages, men who defended their homes and families fell victim to the bombs and strikes of the […]

12 Things About Egyptians That Give Foreigners Culture Shock

12 Things About Egyptians That Give Foreigners Culture Shock

Between January 2010 and June 2014, I was an active member of AIESEC, the largest global, non-political, independent and non-profit organization run by students and recent graduates who are interested in world issues, leadership and management. It is present is 124 countries and basically runs an exchange program between these countries to develop youth leadership. […]

Why Thanaweya Amma is Designed for You to Fail

Why Thanaweya Amma is Designed for You to Fail

I had the complete freedom to choose my high school education system. My mother always encouraged Thanaweya Amma for a reason I came to realize later – that I’d be able to go through pretty much anything in life and not break down. I have turned into a steel woman thanks to Thanaweya Amma. For […]

The Ultimate Guide to Different Kinds of Parallel Universes

How many times do you use the phrase “In a parallel universe, I would…” The theory of a parallel universe’s existence has loose ends and it could very well be true. So what if you could transport yourself to a parallel universe? Just sit back and close your eyes, let your imagination carry you to […]

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