Egypt’s Minister of Education: ‘No One Forced Parents to Enroll Kids in Expensive Schools’

Egypt’s Minister of Education: ‘No One Forced Parents to Enroll Kids in Expensive Schools’

  Every single parent in Egypt is suffering this year. Whether they chose a national or international school for their kids, fees have skyrocketed in the past few months. Everyone has been filing complaints against schools’ illogical and sudden changes. No one sees any kind of legal monitoring and it is extremely disturbing.   Now, we have […]

These Two Egyptian Artists Use Screws to Create Stunning Portraits

These Two Egyptian Artists Use Screws to Create Stunning Portraits

by Salma Hossam

  I’ve always been a fan of art ever since I could remember. Egypt’s art scene has been on the rise for the last few years, with artists challenging stereotypes, fighting stigma and so on, it’s quite a beautiful time to live in. All these young bright and creative minds make me so proud as […]

TEDx Talks Video of Newest Appointed Minister of Education Gives Us Hope in Egypt’s Future

TEDx Talks Video of Newest Appointed Minister of Education Gives Us Hope in Egypt’s Future

  Last Tuesday, the parliament approved a new cabinet reshuffle and nine new ministers were appointed. The most talked about minister so far is the Minister of Education, Tarek Shawki. The schooling system in Egypt has been going down the drain for years. From national curriculum that do not fit a 2017 child, to international schools […]

MasterCard’s Love Index Shows Valentine’s Spending Habits in the Middle East

MasterCard’s Love Index Shows Valentine’s Spending Habits in the Middle East

  It is Valentine’s Day, and everywhere we go someone is buying a gift. A lot of money is being spent as you read this, and it is not only on gifts for loved ones, single people are also spoiling themselves. The annual MasterCard love index, an analysis of payment card transactions over a three-year period, was […]

For Valentine’s Day, Go See ‘La La Land’ Not ‘Mawlana’

For Valentine’s Day, Go See ‘La La Land’ Not ‘Mawlana’

I had a compelling desire to write this review after seeing the movies just mentioned in the title. Not just because both of them are critically acclaimed, but because they’re making movie lovers brave the cold and head towards the multiplexes. I am happy to see people expressing interest and enthusiasm for serious movies after […]

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

  In the latest movement supporting cancer survivors, The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt (BCFE), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Novartis Pharma organized a hopeful and uplifting two-day event. The survivors got a chance to share their experiences while facing the disease and spread hope among other patients.     The feedback was remarkable. Yasmine, […]

Luxor Sculptor Makes a Statue of Essam El-Hadary to Thank Him

Luxor Sculptor Makes a Statue of Essam El-Hadary to Thank Him

by Salma Hossam

  It’s safe to say nothing us Egyptians can do will ever be enough to repay our goal keeper and High Dam, Essam El-Hadary…until now.     Mohamed Kabesh, a sculptor from Luxor, took thanking El-Hadary to the next level. No, he didn’t opt for posting a picture on his Instagram with the hashtag #ILoveHadary, […]

American Film ‘The Chosen Guard’ to Be Shot in Egypt Featuring Youssef Mansour

American Film ‘The Chosen Guard’ to Be Shot in Egypt Featuring Youssef Mansour

  Last night, Action Film International announced that it will be producing a feature-length movie in Om El Donya. Yes, right here in Egypt. The film is going to be titled The Chosen Guard, and it shall have an American production team working on it, but all the cast and crew will be Egyptians. Looks […]

Beyonce Was Inspired by Egypt in Latest Sexy Pregnancy Photo Shoot

Beyonce Was Inspired by Egypt in Latest Sexy Pregnancy Photo Shoot

  On Wednesday night, hundreds of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets of Cairo cheering and celebrating. Some might think that it was because Egypt qualified to the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, but we like to think that it was because Beyonce had just announced that she’s expecting twins on Instagram! […]

17 Memes That Will Make You Love Essam El-Hadary Even More

17 Memes That Will Make You Love Essam El-Hadary Even More

by Salma Hossam

Essam El Hadary or as Egyptians call him El Sad El-3ali (meaning the High Dam) is loved by 99.9% of the country. Last night, he made damn sure that we love him 100% as social media was basically run by El-Hadary pictures and memes for hours. Here are our favorites:           […]