Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 08:20 GMT

The charity SOS Mediterranean announced Sunday it would deploy a new vessel to "conduct search and rescue activities" off the coast of Libya.

NGO law curbs outlawed Muslim Brotherhood shady deals

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 06:06 GMT

The outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has been laying a fierce criticism campaign on the newly approved law on NGOs.

African states comment on ‘human rights situation’ on the continent

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 02:01 GMT

Discussions on human rights situation in Africa persisted on the fourth day of the 64th Ordinary Session of the ACHPR.

Egyptian NGOs invited to apply for 'Excellence Award for Civil Society Organizations' competition

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 - 02:19 GMT

PDF has announced that it will start receiving applications from non-governmental organizations that are willing to participate in the “Excellence Award for Civil Society Organizations” for the fourth year in a row.

Egyptian NGO launches event to promote oriental Christians' religious rights

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 12:33 GMT

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, a national non-profit NGO, has announced launching a side event to defend the freedom of religion as "one of the most pressing issues facing various societies in the Middle East and North Africa.

In pics: Egypt hosts first traveling environmental exhibition

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Set for two days, the exhibition is organized by the Social Services Cooperative Society in cooperation with the NGO Unit in the Ministry of Environment.

Naples mayor offers to welcome in stranded NGO migrant boat

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 03:00 GMT

Naples is ready to defy Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and let in a charity-run ship carrying 32 migrants that is blocked in the stormy Mediterranean.

Promise of a Home: Egypt tackles crisis of homeless children

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 03:57 GMT

Two years into Egypt’s first comprehensive program to tackle a long-standing phenomenon of homeless children in the gloomy streets, Egypt Today closely shadows the project’s components in the streets and behind the walls of its institutions.

Italy, France tensions spiral over rejected migrant ship

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Italy postponed high-level talks with France on Wednesday after Paris branded Rome irresponsible for refusing to take in a migrant rescue ship.

Make a Different kind of Difference this Ramadan

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 02:57 GMT

Ramadan is a time for doing good and giving back, but giving back doesn’t always have to be through the same old charitable forms.

Supreme Constitutional Court bans social solidarity min. from dissolving NGOs

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 01:07 GMT

The Supreme Constitutional Court stripped the Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali from the right of dissolving NGOs on Saturday

Migration min. lauds NGOs' role supporting social solidarity

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 12:36 GMT

Minister of State for Migration Nabila Makram stressed the importance of the role carried out by civil society in supporting social solidarity

Italy protests to France over border incident

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 11:02 GMT

Italy protested to France over a incident in which French border police entered a clinic run by a non-governmental organisation.

Award-winning Bosnian Roma actor dies penniless

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 09:52 GMT

Award-winning Bosnian Roma actor dies penniless

JAZZY x Tawasol partner up to create eyewear pouches

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 01:53 GMT

JAZZY partnered up with Tawasol Misr to create eyewear pouches in the spirit of giving back.

Syrian who set out solo from Libya in tiny boat is rescued

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 11:08 GMT

A Syrian refugee has been saved at sea after setting out solo in a tiny boat from Libya, where he told rescuers he was practically a slave.

Asyut governorate closes eight MB charity organizations

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 10:56 GMT

An Asyut Directorate has recently closed eight charity organizations affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood group

Gigi Mules: Look Good, Do Good

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 02:21 GMT

Gigi is back with the limited edition ‘The Eyelove’ and ‘The Eyelovemore’ mules to build more schools.

APE: 3 decades of grassroots support in Cairo’s Garbage City

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 03:21 GMT

APE offers Cairo’s garbage collectors community a gateway for proper education, a sustainable source of income and well-needed healthcare.

Shagara: A harbinger of Egyptian green schools

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 01:22 GMT

Turning theory and hopes into reality, Egypt’s first green school has taken the initiative of rooftop farming to a whole new level.