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‘Meen Homma?’ campaign fights Egyptian stereotypes

From the day we are born, society starts to fill our minds with cultural misconceptions that have eaten away at...

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Egypt sees encouraging signs against widespread practice of female genital mutilation

According to the Egypt Demographic Health Survey of 2014, awareness against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) has slightly improved...

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The 2B Continued program supports promising directors, choreographers

Back with its 6th edition, the 2B Continued Lab and Festival aims to add to the performing arts scene in...

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Comic art program on June 12

The non-governmental organization Mazg has announced the launch of a comic art program named al-Mohtaraf (The professional), targeting aspiring artists.  ...

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Fashion shows come to Cairo's streets

If you are looking to get a glimpse of the latest fashion trends, the capital’s busiest high streets are bringing...

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Zawya brings a plethora of documentaries to Egyptian audience

As a curatorial tribute to the genre of non-fiction, Zawya cinema is dedicating almost the whole month of May to...

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World Happiness Report: Political unrest squashes Egyptians' happiness

Most Egyptians lead unhappy lives, according to the World Happiness Report commissioned by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. ...

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Living for 1,000 years no longer a dream

Living to the age of 500 or 1,000 once seemed out of reach, but now biomedical theorists say new research...

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Pink Party: Rock your body for a good cause

Roll up your sleeves for a fun-filled day that will get your adrenaline pumping.  The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt...

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‘Al-Feel al-Azraq’ on al-Gomhoreya Theatre stage this month

The Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company will take to the stage of Al-Gomhoreya Theatre delivering theatrical performance of the famous...

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UN launches its annual, global 'Young Innovators Competition'

The United Nations International Telecommunication Union has launched its global initiative named the Young Innovators Competition.   The annual competition...

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Oscar-winning best film 'Birdman' screening at Zawya

“Birdman” (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is screening at Zawya art house cinema (Odeon Cinema) from 4 March till 10...

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Zamalek Market promotes local products with natural, healthy twist

Tucked away in a corner on a quiet street, Zamalek Market is the latest arrival to the cozy neighborhood bringing...

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WHO calls for ‘smart’ syringes to stamp out fatal diseases

Employing the same needle or syringe to give injections to more than one person is one of the principal attributors...

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