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20 hours ago

Business
Egypt is now a 'haven' for debt investors: Bloomberg

Egypt has turned into a “haven” for debt investors in the region in the period since it floated its pound and initiated economic reform, a report by Bloomberg network claimed on Wednesday. The report opined that the decision to float ... Read More

19 hours ago

Science
Egyptian mummy in Turin museum proves embalming predates the Pharaohs

In the Egyptian Museum since the 1900s, the mummy affectionately known as Fred has provided scientists with the recipe used for ancient embalming. It also shows bodies were embalmed 1,500 years earlier than thought.  The 3,600-year-old mummy called Fred at ... Read More

2 days ago

Culture
Egyptian actor Khaled Abol Naga reiterates his support for gay rights

  Egyptian actor and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Khaled Abol Naga restated his support for gay rights on Twitter, writing that denying the rights of homosexuals to be recognized by society is exactly the same as racism. “Gay people are born ... Read More

20 hours ago

Life & Style
41 dead in Ebola outbreak

An ongoing Ebola outbreak is spreading across the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province, and it has health officials gravely concerned due to conflict in the area along with other factors. The country’s Ministry of Health announced Monday that 57 cases ... Read More