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Egypt shuts down over 16,000 businesses for violating opening hours mandate
Egypt

Egypt shuts down over 16,000 businesses for violating opening hours mandate

The Assistant Minister of Local Development Khaled Qassem announced Monday that authorities have shut down 16,016 business establishments across the…
Egypt to license all tuk tuk vehicles and establish routes
Egypt

Egypt to license all tuk tuk vehicles and establish routes

  Egypt’s Local Development Minister Mahmoud Shaarawy issued a circular letter to all governors on Saturday, asking to lift restrictions…
Local Development Ministry to bolster financing for micro-projects
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Local Development Ministry to bolster financing for micro-projects

Egypt's Minister of Local Development Adel Labib said on Wednesday that the ministry will continue to hand out short-term loans…
Official: Egypt has 5 million unlicensed buildings nationwide
Egypt

Official: Egypt has 5 million unlicensed buildings nationwide

Egypt has 5 million unlicensed buildings nationwide, officials at the Housing and Local Development ministries said, adding that members of…
Ministry announces governor reshuffle; Islamists to gain eight posts
Egypt

Ministry announces governor reshuffle; Islamists to gain eight posts

Eight new governors are to be appointed in Greater Cairo, Qena, Sharqiya, Monufiya, Aswan and the New Valley, said sources…
Sinai official: Requirements for Central Sinai governorate not met
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Sinai official: Requirements for Central Sinai governorate not met

Gaber al-Araby, secretary general of the North Sinai Governorate, said that the requirements to create another governorate in central Sinai…
Stores, restaurants to close early beginning Thursday, minister says
Egypt

Stores, restaurants to close early beginning Thursday, minister says

Local Development Minister Ahmed Zaki Abdeen told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Tuesday that a government order to close stores by 10…
Official warns of blackout in Upper Egypt
Egypt

Official warns of blackout in Upper Egypt

While power cuts continued in Cairo and other governorates, causing increased anger among citizens, the head of the Egyptian Electricity…
Going local
Egypt

Going local

During the past two weeks, Egyptians have been raging over repeated power cuts and water shortages that last for hours,…
Official: Expat registration numbers ‘not promising’ for presidential vote
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Official: Expat registration numbers ‘not promising’ for presidential vote

Only 434,368 out of the 4 million Egyptian expatriates eligible to vote have registered for the upcoming presidential poll, an…
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