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Garbage collectors of 15th May City promised LE30 mn in slum development
Egypt

Garbage collectors of 15th May City promised LE30 mn in slum development

Ahmed Adel Darwish, deputy housing minister for slum and urban development, has visited the informal garbage collecting community of 15th…
Hundreds of Aswan garbage collectors demand permanent contracts
Egypt

Hundreds of Aswan garbage collectors demand permanent contracts

Hundreds of garbage collectors in the Aswan governorate continued to strike for the third day in a row on Thursday to…
Beware of the garbage collectors’ war against the state and society
Opinion

Beware of the garbage collectors’ war against the state and society

A few weeks ago, former Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber said the sons of garbage collectors cannot work for the prosecution,…
Poll: 85% of Egyptians for appointing lower-class in the judiciary
Egypt

Poll: 85% of Egyptians for appointing lower-class in the judiciary

The majority of Egyptians support disregarding the social background of applicants in their appointment to posts in the judiciary, a…
Activists: ‘Broom’ ministry in symbolic response to minister’s remarks
Egypt

Activists: ‘Broom’ ministry in symbolic response to minister’s remarks

Activists launched an invitation on Facebook to have a symbolic protest with brooms outside the Justice Ministry on Thursday in…
Justice Minister bears brunt of public anger after classist remark
Egypt

Justice Minister bears brunt of public anger after classist remark

Despite the popular outraged sparked by a recent statement released by the Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber, he has refused to…
Despite a new regime, Cairo’s garbage collectors face the same hardships
Environment

Despite a new regime, Cairo’s garbage collectors face the same hardships

Though they are responsible for collecting, recycling and disposing most of Cairo’s municipal solid waste, the zabaleen are finding themselves…
Complaint filed against Morsy for ‘failure’ of 100-day plan
Egypt

Complaint filed against Morsy for ‘failure’ of 100-day plan

A Monufiya man filed a police report against President Mohamed Morsy and Monufiya Governor Mohamed Beshr for their failure to…
Zabaleen sidelined by Morsy’s ‘clean homeland’ campaign
Environment

Zabaleen sidelined by Morsy’s ‘clean homeland’ campaign

According to the most recent statistics compiled by the Egyptian Environment Agency and published in 2009, Cairo produces up to…
Copts wait to see what Morsy’s rule will bring
Egypt

Copts wait to see what Morsy’s rule will bring

Two weeks after the election of President Mohamed Morsy, the Coptic community is concerned about the implementation of Islamic law. …
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