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4 mins ago

Business
Self-sufficiency rates of wheat, meat, rice decline: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) stated on Sunday that Egypt’s self-sufficiency rate of wheat went down by 2.3 percent in 2016, accounting for 47.7 percent, with an average of 137.8 kilograms per capita, compared to 141.1 kilograms ... Read More

2 days ago

Science
Global warming: 2017 was second-warmest, last three years are record hot

Data from leading international weather agencies shows the record-breaking trend toward a warmer planet is continuing. The findings uphold scientists’ understanding of human-caused climate change. The World Meteorological Organization has released a meta-analysis confirming that 2017 was the second-hottest year on ... Read More

2 days ago

Culture
Opera Aida to be performed at Giza Pyramids in March

It’s a classic opera show… with impressive outfits, a dramatic climax, and a plot featuring star-crossed lovers: Opera Aida has captured the hearts of Cairo’s opera enthusiasts since premiering in 1971 in the city. Now, one of the longest-running opera ... Read More

22 hours ago

Life & Style
Egypt's jewllery brand Azza Fahmy to open first UK store in March

Egyptian fine jewellery brand Azza Fahmy announced on Friday that the company is launching a concept store in London’s iconic Burlington Arcade in March, the Egyptian design house said on its Facebook page. Fahmy, who started her business in Cairo ... Read More