20 Oct 2014
“Put down your phone and drive carefully,” “Don’t weave between cars,” “Don’t comb your hair while driving,” are simple messages written on billboards in a new public awareness campaign...
20 Oct 2014
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Facebook Inc (FB.O) will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, signaling a willingness to spend on perks and benefits in a race to acquire top-flight talent.
From January, Apple will pay both...
16 Jul 2014
We meet a lot of people in life—some may leave an impact, others may go unnoticed. The influence could be positive or negative. However, we will never stop observing those who are remarkable enough to change reality for the better....
06 Mar 2014
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...
17 Feb 2014
Hamlet in the famous shakespearean play “Hamlet” said to himself “To be,or not to be: that’s the question” and this is still one of the noblest unresolved statements that’s ever been stated.
30 Sep 2013
In a religious country such as Egypt, despite atheism being a taboo highly frowned upon, atheists say their numbers are on the rise. But with any new movement taking hold, a cultural backlash is bound to ensue.
In an attempt to...
26 Sep 2013
Education officials in the New Valley decided to close a school that had only one student and 12 teachers to avoid squandering public money.
Besides the teaching staff, the school has employees and janitors all of whom served one student...
18 Sep 2013
The start of the school year at Helwan University has been postponed for one week due to lingering security concerns in Egypt, according to the university's deputy head, Samir al-Demerdash.
Demerdash told privately-owned...
09 Sep 2013
Egypt's education system is in need of 10,000 new schools, according to Education Minister Mahmoud Aboul Nasr, in order to make room for around 18.5 million students.
The project, which aims to bring Egypt's total number of...
21 Jul 2013
As thousands of Islamists massed for a third week at Cairo's Rabea al-Adaweya Square, residents were beginning to lose patience with ousted President Mohamed Morsy's supporters camped on their doorsteps.
In the neighbourhood of...