News & Politics

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Maria’s Note: Look at the Black Drop

A Venus transit is the passage of Venus across the Sun as seen from Earth. It occurs when the Sun, Venus and Earth are aligned and the planet passes through one of its nodes, which can only occur in the months of June and December. During the transit the observer can see a very black […]

Maria’s Note: Heavy Thoughts

How many times have you stopped doing the right thing to do just what others expect from you? Is it more important what other people think than what you think?  Is it, perhaps, better what others do than what you do?  A few choose to follow their own personal convictions and achieve some self-satisfaction, which […]

Egypt’s Final Candidates

It has been confirmed. The presidential elections final candidates are ex-prime minister, Ahmed Shafik and the Muslim Brotherhood’s, Mohamed Morsi. After a hearing for forged ballots, the results remain the same. We at Scoop only hope for the best for Egypt and you in taking the decision for who you feel will be the best […]

Breaking News: Muslim Brother Hood’s Twitter Hacked

This just in, looks like some tech savvy Revolutionaries managed to hack into the Muslim Brother’s twitter account! Not only that they changed the picture of the account to Khaled Said and have been pretty much bashing anything that is considered MB related or against the revolution! Funny stuff we can’t stop laughing..check it out! […]

Morsi Aw Shafik

So according the twiteratee the race was going back and forth yesterday with random facts about this candidate or that one being in the lead. Well it has been announced, after 90% of votes have been accounted for, with Shafiq and Morsi officially being in the lead, they will be going against one another for […]

Eh Ya Jimmyyyy

  Mr. Jimmy carter former president of the U.S. is here in Cairo to monitor the polling stations! WE SAID THIS: Yalla spread that American Decomracy Sherry El-Kilany Some call her a workaholic, others call her driven, she calls herself a hustler. Some find her outgoing, others standoffish, she’s just a confused intro/extrovert. Spanning over 10 […]

My Vote Counts

Nineteen84 Management and it’s partners have taken the socially responsible route with the new “My Vote Counts” campaign! On board are three of Cairo’s favorite spots Amici (everyone’s fav. cocktail bar) WIFbyEE (the best Wings Cairo has to offer) and La Pietra  All you have to do is go down and vote on Wednesday or […]

Who Are you Voting For?

Our long awaited presidential elections are only 2 days away with 13 candidates running. A lot of people have been very confused on who they’re going to vote for, so we thought we’d put together this Poll (under the search bar at the top right of the page) and try and find out. So please […]


Well…. I for one DID NOT see that coming. I had “ze germans” pegged to win… and .. I sort of, kind of, almost got away with it. For those of you who know nothing about or are not interested in football… stop reading here. For the rest of you… lets breakdown the game: So.. […]

Sodic Names a New Chairman

One of Egypt’s largest real estate developers just appointed a new non-executive Chairman. After all the drama that happened last year during our lovely revolution, Sodic’s former Chairman has been facing legal issues due to corruption charges (i’m not going to get into my political views as those of you who follow me on twitter […]