PLOT TWIST: Amr Diab Is Finally Old

PLOT TWIST: Amr Diab Is Finally Old

by Karine El-Tantawy

  Oh my Diab!!! What is going on here? The man who defied the laws of nature, physics and biology for years is actually aging. Egypt’s biggest superstar, Amr Diab, has been able to defy age for decades. Everytime a photo of him surfaces online, he managed to look younger than the year before. Plastic […]

Egyptian Student Makes It to Zayed University’s Annual URC Conference in UAE

Egyptian Student Makes It to Zayed University’s Annual URC Conference in UAE

  Zayed University, founded by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is going to host their Ninth Annual Conference on Undergraduate Research on Applied Computing (URC 2017).     The conference, which has been growing each year, provides a forum for students to present their work and interact with other young researchers, academics, and industrial […]

Entrepreneurs Compete at INJAZ Egypt’s #StartUpEgypt2016

Entrepreneurs Compete at INJAZ Egypt’s #StartUpEgypt2016

  One of Egypt’s most beloved organizations, INJAZ Egypt is hosting 20 the most innovative teams to make it to the finalist round and compete in #StartUpEgypt2016. INJAZ Egypt is an educational non-profit organization fostering the future of young Egyptians by connecting the educational system and private sector together to create opportunities within the country. By working with the […]

Egypt Hosts Annual EFE Networking and Learning Meeting

Egypt Hosts Annual EFE Networking and Learning Meeting

  The Egyptian branch of Education For Employment Network (EFE) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) hosted the annual Networking and Learning Meeting last week. The conference saw EFE’s regional representatives celebrate the accomplishments of the network and work together for improving their efforts for a brighter future in MENA. EFE’s goal aims to improve a […]

UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed Wants to Appoint a Minister Under 25 Years Old

UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed Wants to Appoint a Minister Under 25 Years Old

  In the first move of its kind in the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, tweeted on Wednesday that he is seeking university seniors or fresh graduates for a ministerial position to represent the youth. “Our young country […]

Our Society’s Failure to Embrace the Younger Generation

Our Society’s Failure to Embrace the Younger Generation

By Alia Atef

Teenagers in Egypt nowadays face a lot of problems that their parents just don’t understand. It seems like this generation, more than all of its predecessors, is exposed to a large number of problems ranging from a broken economy and non-existent job opportunities to an alarming rise in mental illness among its youth. More and […]

President Sisi Pardons 165 Detained Youth for Ramadan While Enforced Disappearances on the Rise

President Sisi Pardons 165 Detained Youth for Ramadan While Enforced Disappearances on the Rise

News broke today that Egypt’s President Sisi has pardoned 165 detained youth in honor of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Traditionally, Egyptian Presidents have pardoned detainees and non-violent convicts in celebration of national and religious holidays. Al-Ahram Arabic reports that the list of names has yet to be announced. Preliminary reports reveal that there are […]

13 Things You’ll Regret Not Doing Before Graduation

13 Things You’ll Regret Not Doing Before Graduation

College is that period of time when you can have your cake and eat it too. We can get away with pretty much anything while we’re still studying, considering that we’re “young and in a rush”. However, most of us let the sweetest years of our lives pass without making full use of them. So […]

Q&A: Laila Iskander, Egypt’s New Minister of Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements

Q&A: Laila Iskander, Egypt’s New Minister of Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements

At AIESEC’s recent Egypt Youth to Business Conference, we got the chance to catch the dynamic Laila Iskander for a quick chat. A champion of the people’s right to a basic, dignified livelihood, Iskander has an award-winning background in development. After a cabinet reshuffle following Sisi’s ascension to the presidency (and her outspokenness against Egypt’s […]

Egypt Youth to Business Forum: The Future of Youth Leadership

Egypt Youth to Business Forum: The Future of Youth Leadership

Happening this weekend is a conference dedicated to a question on many minds – young and old – these days: the future of youth leadership in Egypt. What characteristics and skills are critical for the country’s future tycoons, opinion makers and innovators – and how to embed those in today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders? Egypt […]