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20 hours ago

Business
Five factors behind the recent decline in gold prices

Gold prices fell during trading on Tuesday, in the worst daily decline since last March. The spot price fell to US$1,935 an ounce during Tuesday’s trading, retreating from last week’s record of $2,072.50, while US gold futures fell 4.13 percent ... Read More

2 days ago

Science
Sea life around Mauritius dying as Japanese ship oil spill spreads

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island’s most pristine beaches after a Japanese bulk carrier leaked an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil. ... Read More

21 hours ago

Culture
Egypt's Cinema Industry Chamber asks cabinet to allow late-night movie showings

The Egyptian Cinema Industry Chamber on Wednesday sent an official letter urging the Egyptian cabinet to re-institute 9 pm and midnight movie showings, which usually have high ticket sales. Late-night showings have been suspended due to preventive measures to combat coronavirus. ... Read More

3 days ago

Life & Style
Egypt approves requests from 61 companies to produce Favipiravir

The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) announced Tuesday that it has granted its initial approval to 61 national pharmaceutical companies to begin production for the antiviral drug Favipiravir, used internationally in treatment of coronavirus. In its statement, the EDA explained that ... Read More