Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017

Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017

What a wonderful morning to wake up to for Egyptians! Liverpool sensation, AKA Mohamed Salah, has just been voted as BBC African’s Footballer of the Year for 2017.     Following a record number of votes, the 25-year-old Egyptian star beat Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses.   […]

Farida Osman Just Won Egypt’s First Ever Medal in the World Championships

Farida Osman Just Won Egypt’s First Ever Medal in the World Championships

  Egyptians have a good reason to be happy this morning. Farida Osman, AKA the human Flipper, won the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly final in Budapest.   The 22-year-old swimmer achieved a 25.39s to claim Egypt’s first ever medal in the World Championships. This is a big breakthrough for Egypt, as this […]

The First Woman on UNDP Social Impact Fund’s Advisory Board Is Egyptian

The First Woman on UNDP Social Impact Fund’s Advisory Board Is Egyptian

  Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, has just been appointed as a member of the high-level Advisory Board of the United Nations Development Program’s Social Impact Fund.   Her Excellency’s appointment is not only huge because she’s the first woman in the board, but also because she’s the first Egyptian, as well as […]

Facebook Page ‘AfricanLandPost’ Expresses Disappointment with Egyptians’ Racist Comments

Facebook Page ‘AfricanLandPost’ Expresses Disappointment with Egyptians’ Racist Comments

  To say the whole country was disappointed when Egypt did not win the Africa Cup of Nations final is an understatement, but the positive spirit on social media has been uplifting and unexpected. Egyptians have been expressing nothing but supportive to our football team players who obviously tried their best. Yet, with every positive moment […]

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

by Salma Hossam

  Attention culture vultures of Egypt as the sixth edition of Luxor African Film Festival returns to, well, Luxor ton March 10th. The official ceremony where things are going to get down and crazy are going to be held on March 16th in the Habu Temple.     Luxor African Film Festival aims to shed some […]

Shining a Spotlight on African Cinema: 8 Films to Watch

Shining a Spotlight on African Cinema: 8 Films to Watch

By Anicee Gohar

The 5th edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) last week was a much-needed reminder of the depth and creativity of African cinema — something we tend to forget only because, despite being rich in variety and imagination, the African film industry remains one of the most under-represented worldwide. Rarely do we hear about Nollywood, the […]

The Taste of Maadi: Top Restaurants Join Forces to Help Local School

The Taste of Maadi: Top Restaurants Join Forces to Help Local School

By Sarah Sockar

Some days, you don’t necessarily want to believe in humanity, but then people do stuff like The Taste of Maadi and you just can’t help but believe in it. The latest charity event from Maadi’s top restaurants has them all joining forces to create a progressive dinner to help African children in Egypt on Jan. 23. For those […]