UN Shows Concern Towards the Rise of HIV in Egypt

UN Shows Concern Towards the Rise of HIV in Egypt

By Reem Tolba

  The UN is expressing concern over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40% annually. They’ve added that the social stigma of HIV is hindering the national efforts and funding to fight the outbreak.   UNAIDS announced at the Nations AIDS Day conference in […]

UAE Petrol Prices Continue to Rise for the Third Month in a Row

UAE Petrol Prices Continue to Rise for the Third Month in a Row

The Ministry of Energy just announced a hike of more than 5% for both petrol and diesel, reflecting the global surge in crude oil prices, as reported by Khaleej Times.     The new domestic fuel prices, which will be the highest since September 2015, are effective from October 1. Price per litre of Super […]

Egypt Raises Gasoline 92 Price to EGP 5/Liter

Egypt Raises Gasoline 92 Price to EGP 5/Liter

  We’ve been hearing rumors for a while about an expected insane increase in fuel prices, but what we woke up to this morning is pretty painful. The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) have given us yet another reason to carpool.   The fuel prices have raised from EGP 2.35 to 3.65/liter for gasoline 80, EGP 3.5 to […]

Are Fuel Prices Increasing Again in Egypt?

Are Fuel Prices Increasing Again in Egypt?

  Al Mezan News, an Egyptian online magazine that focuses on the economy, released an info-graph that shows the increase in gas prices that is expected to take place next month in Egypt. A huge buzz is expected to take place once the news is confirmed.   People are still questioning this piece of news as […]

Little Egyptian Girl Loses Her Cool On Facebook Because Cheetos is Expensive

Little Egyptian Girl Loses Her Cool On Facebook Because Cheetos is Expensive

Another day, another Facebook rant about the soaring prices. Just when we thought adults were the only one’s suffering, a cute little girl with lovely curly hair proved us wrong. A video went viral after a little kid, we assume not older than 6-years-old, throws the cutest fit in history on Facebook.   The girl starts […]

Egyptian Parent Has the Perfect Response to Insane Rise in AIS Fees

Egyptian Parent Has the Perfect Response to Insane Rise in AIS Fees

  Last night, every parent in Egypt was puzzled. We’ve known for some time now that every school increased its fees, and to say it has been depressing is an understatement. One of the few schools that remained silent about its decisions following the Egyptian pound flotation was the American International School (AIS), and only […]

14 Items Egyptians Don’t Deserve After Today’s Painful Tax Increase

14 Items Egyptians Don’t Deserve After Today’s Painful Tax Increase

How the hell are we going to survive another increase in prices? The whole country is struggling. Everyone is somehow affected by the events following the Egyptian pound floatation. Now add to it today’s news published in ElAkhbar and we’re done.   Just this morning, the newspaper released a vicious table of 320 products that we […]

Nescafé Gold’s Price Increased and Egypt Is Freaking Out

Nescafé Gold’s Price Increased and Egypt Is Freaking Out

Addiction is an ugly thing, especially when it’s a cup of coffee because there is no loved one to get you help. Everyone you know is silently suffering next to you, your mom is in her own caffeine bubble, your best friend doesn’t answer your calls until she’s had her morning fix and you’re basically […]

UAE Salaries to Increase by 4.9% This Year

UAE Salaries to Increase by 4.9% This Year

Attention UAE residents, y’all are getting rich! Expect a raise soon as everyone’s salaries are expected to increase by 4.6 percent in 2017, according to a new survey. Another study also showed that wages are set to rise an average increase of 4.9 percent this year, according to Willis Towers Watson’s latest Salary Budget Planning Study.   […]

Gas Prices to Rise Again in Egypt

  News is spreading that Egypt’s gas prices will yet again rise by July 2015. George Ayad, a Petroleum expert in Egypt, just confirmed that prices will see an increase of at least 30 to 40% by the beginning of the new fiscal year. This news comes after the Egyptian government has decided to remove […]