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9 hours ago

Business
Egypt to purchase 475,000 tons of Russian and Ukrainian wheat

  Egypt’s General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) made contracts on behalf of the Supply Ministry to purchase 475,000 tons of Russian and Ukrainian wheat, through two international tenders. The first tender included the purchase of 180,000 tons of wheat, ... Read More

5 hours ago

Science
Egypt witnesses software piracy drop according to recent study

  A recent study from the Business Software Alliance confirmed that the piracy rate in Egypt has dropped by two percent, reaching 59 percent. The study also proved that Egypt has succeeded in lowering the use of unlicensed software, which ... Read More

6 hours ago

Culture
Egypt's cinematic sensation Gamil Ratib passes away at 92

  Egyptian-French star Gamil Ratib passed away on Wednesday at the age of 92, according to his manager Hany al-Tohami, who wrote on Facebook that “artist, father, friend and beautiful actor Gamil Ratib has passed away.” Minister of Culture Inas ... Read More

5 hours ago

Life & Style
UK schoolgirls have been pressured by peers to have FGM, campaigner says

  Some schoolgirls in the United Kingdom have been pressured by their peers into undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), according to FGM survivor and campaigner Leyla Hussein, Britain’s Press Association reported. Hussein, who founded the Dahlia Project in 2013 to ... Read More