Vodafone Brings Incubator to Egypt

Word on the street is that Vodafone Egypt is launching a EGP 20 million fund that focuses on small, web, and mobile-focused ventures, with the goal of supporting youth and innovation in Egypt. In addition to the fund, Vodafone Egypt decided to bring their Silicon Valley incubator titled “Xone” to the Egyptian market. The incubator […]

Mommy Diaries: Jumping Ship

When I first moved here in 1999 all I wanted was to leave. Literally. I wanted to take the first flight out of this noisy polluted city. It was hot, crowded, and I didn’t have a single familiar face to turn to. I begrudgingly went to school, hoping that the year would fly by fast […]

Ghazy and His Goons

He’s Back! After a few years in hiding, Ghazy (Ex-Marbleheads lead guitarist) is back stronger, with his own band (Ghazy and His Goons), and not just that a full album titles “Change of Plans”. I’m personally excited about this, since I’m a big Ghazy fan and so should you! This album is supposed to be […]

The Bungalow

So a while back one of what seems to be one of the most succesful online shopping sites in the area was launched by 3 of our own homegrown fashionistas themselves.  Partners in Horreya and Owner of Hebz by Heba El Awadi alongside Yomna Bakry co-founder of the notorious Maybe 2 – Bungalow H was […]

The Four Year Struggle

Shocking results. After two days of going to cast a vote deciding the future of the country, Egyptians are in disbelief. Ahmed Shafik, representing the old regime the Egyptian people revolted against, is in the second round! As bizarre as it seems, we cannot deny the fact that Egyptians are still unaware of political dynamics […]

Mubarak Sentenced to life in Prison

Judge Ahmed Refaat, responsible for overseeing the Mubarak trial, has sentenced deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak to life in prison today for ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising that swept him from power last year. He also sentenced his former interior minister, Habib el-Adli, to life in prison on the same charge. On the other […]

The Verdict

As everyone is just getting up to start the new week, there seems to be only one thing on everyone’s minds; The Mubarak verdict! The only thing that seems certain is the rumors and the assumptions of what the outcome may be. Some assume he will get let off, others believe that he may be […]

Put Some Haagen in your Dazs

Everyone danced a little happy dance when Haagen Dazs first opened it’s doors here in Egypt. Ever since then slowly but surely the franchise has worked it’s way around Cairo, with it’s latest branch opening in the island of Zamalek! For those of you who don’t know, go check out 33 Abu El Feda, with […]

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 […]

Mommy Diaries: Political Parenting

Once you become a parent, the way you think about the world changes. Suddenly you feel like you need to dig out your superhero cape and rid the world of all wrong doing just so that your kids can grow up safe and happy. If only… The political situation in the Arab world does not […]