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Raising children of character is every parent’s objective. However, dealing with possible challenging behaviors is not an easy job, says Maha Adel, certified parenting instructor and early childhood development specialist.  ...
Tucked away in a corner off Brazil Street in Zamalek, a deliciously inviting smell wafted from a takeout spot, serving potatoes and only potatoes.    I could not resist taking a glimpse inside.   Simply Potatoes is a small bistro with...
In an effort to combat Egypt's high prevalence of pneumonia infections, Healthy Egyptians Association for Development has released a short computer-animated film to convey a health, educational message to children as well as parents in an...
In a quiet, cozy studio in Zamalek, ten people from all different walks of life gathered together for a common purpose: bringing more joy to their life.   Though they were all seated together cross-legged in a big circle, it was easy to...
Early Saturday, exhibitors begin trickling into a small garden in a beautiful, quiet Zamalek villa as they roll up their sleeves for the weekly organic Farmers’ Market.   “The idea is not only about giving people access to healthy...
Egypt has bid farewell to the Fashion Runway Bridal Edition, which was held for the very first time in the Middle East at the luxurious Sofitel al-Gezirah hotel last week.   The two-day event was the largest in recent years, offering an...
Cairo’s most well-known Zumba instructors have teamed up with WenDo Self Defense, HarassMap and Nazra for Feminist Studies to empower women against sexual harassment and violence in Egypt in a campaign under the name Igmadi Did al-Taharosh,...
Girls’ Revolution, an online initiative calling for Egyptian women’s voice to be heard, has begun a new campaign to free Egyptian women from the social limitations imposed on them.   This time, the group is going after the stigma in...
A new cultural, entrepeneurial company is looking to spread its way across Egypt with a single idea: thinking before putting your computers, cell phones, or televisions - no longer of any value - into storage or onto the rubbish tip. RecycloBekia is...
Could your choice of chocolate reveal your political affiliations? According to Bahira Galal’s latest innovation, it could. It’s a commonly held belief that the sweeping political changes Egypt has witnessed in the last two or...