Nourhan Magdi

Durable, flexible, dirt-resistant: Why Egypt’s new plastic money 'environment-friendly'

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Receiving old money that is torn, dirty and tattered is very possible when getting exchange after a purchase.

Workshop: Training Egyptian journos on do's & don'ts when covering victims of irregular migration, human trafficking

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Journalists make many decisions everyday regarding their content, sources to quote and multimedia to be used, with media ethics, editorial policies and personal values are some of the key factors in making these decisions.

In pics: WHO urges for gov'ts actions against threats of antimicrobial resistance on lives, economies

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 10:58 GMT

With the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising worldwide as a global health and development threat, the WHO office in Cairo organized an event to discuss visions on the way forward.

Egypt introduces anti-harassment lesson for 4th grade students for the first time

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 03:43 GMT

A new step towards combating sexual harassment was adopted in Egypt by introducing awareness curriculum for fourth grade for the first time, educating children how to protect themselves from the abuse.

Environmentalists second Egypt’s strategy to combat climate change as COP26 kicks off

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 07:47 GMT

As COP26 kicks off Monday, Egyptian environmentalists seconded Egypt’s efforts to adapt and mitigate the negative effects of climate change.

Interview – IFAD’s Secretary praises Egypt’s strong commitment to help the vulnerable, highlights smallholder farmers role

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 12:15 GMT

IFAD has been involved in Egypt for over four decades, and the portfolio to date is 14 projects worth $1.1 billion.

Interview with UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt: Haya Karima ‘biggest undertaking’ and speaks to all 17 SDGs

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 09:55 GMT

“For us, in the UN, it is extremely important that the Egyptian government succeed in improving rural livelihoods, and we will be by the side of the government to achieve this goal,” said UN’s Elena Panova to Egypt Today.

Interview with World Bank's team: $360M loan aims to enhance Egypt's macrofiscal sustainability, private sector and gender inclusion

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 01:26 GMT

The program focuses on three thematic pillars, including: enhancing macro-fiscal sustainability, enabling private sector development, and fostering women’s economic inclusion.

Climathon Giza: Marathon of Egyptian Ideas for Climate’s Sake

Sat, 23 Oct 2021 - 09:33 GMT

A conference to tackle local climate challenges.

19% of Egyptian women experienced increased gender-based violence since COVID outbreak: Survey

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 12:08 GMT

Nineteen percent of Egyptian women have experience increased gender-based violence since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, said Salma Nasser, program specialist at UN Women as quoting a study.

What Khalli Balek Men Zizi characters tell us about parenting issues?

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 08:06 GMT

et digs deep into "Khalli Balek Men Zizi" characters and finds the links between mental health disorders and parenting issues.

People are not after vulgar art; they need access to quality music: Violinist Mounib

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:32 GMT

“We do not usually see that seamless fusion of western and oriental instruments together,” Mounib commenting on Parade orchestra.

Interview - How oriental wind instrument of Ney fused seamlessly in Golden Parade orchestra

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 07:20 GMT

“We never imagined this incredible attention to the musicians in the orchestra,” Ney Player Badry

COVID Stigma: Anger after dead body of Egyptian employee exhumed, burnt in grave

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 06:45 GMT

A police report was filed by the employee’s family who found her body charred outside the grave.

On Africa and Covid-19: Recovering Stronger

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 04:51 GMT

Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission (AUC) Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid speaks about COVID-19’s grave impact on the continent, the latter’s “exemplary” actions throughout the crisis, and how Coronavirus presents a chance for Africa to grow better and stronger.

Egypt after COVID: Redesigning economic transformation in need

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 12:23 GMT

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing the most severe global health and economic crisis in at least seven decades, Egypt has been one of the countries whose approach to contain the pandemic and maintain a resilient economy has been singled out on a global level.

Amani Abou-Zeid among 25 candidates running for 6 AU commissioner seats

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 01:02 GMT

Abou-Zeid was also selected among the 50 Most Influential Women in Africa in 2012 by the Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Group.

Egypt Senate poll: Debate over imposing fine on 54M voters who did not cast ballot

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 10:37 GMT

A debate has been raised after a list with the names of 54 million registered voters, who did not cast their ballots in the 2020 Senate elections, was sent to prosecution to be fined L.E. 500 or less.

Interview: NZ Amb. speaks about diplomacy, love for Egyptian mangoes

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 09:54 GMT

Ambassador of New Zealand to Egypt Greg Lewis wrote on his official Twitter account about a day trip he made to Ismailia city, which is famous for the best types of mangoes.

Egypt mourns Dr. Mashaly; Doctor of the Poor

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 01:44 GMT

Mashaly’s father told him to give his life to the poor and not to charge them in return for treatment.