Temperature hits high in Egypt this week, recording 44°C in Cairo

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 - 12:25 GMT

The hot wave is expected to last until Thursday, according to the authority.

Cairo governorate pays L.E. 75 mn in compensation to residents in Mostorod Axis area

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 01:57 GMT

Compensations estimated at L.E. 75 million have been paid thus far to residents whose housing units were removed as part of the development works at Mostorod axis.

In pics: Tuk-Tuk violating ban decision got hanged in El-Shorouk City

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 12:53 GMT

A tuk-tuk was seen hanging outside the Al-Shorouk City Authority office as an official explains that the move will be the “deterrent punishment” for those who violate the law banning the tricycle vehicles in the city.

In pics: 7 new tram vehicles from Ukraine operated in Alexandria

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 02:42 GMT

Seven new tram vehicles were operated as part of a deal to import 15 new tram vehicles from Ukraine, to replace the old ones.

Egypt deploys relief vehicles to assist drivers amid unstable weather

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The department also formed an operation room to follow up on the traffic movement 24/7 in coordination with traffic departments across the country.

Egypt’s Parliament approves EBRD grant agreement to develop Metro’s 1st line

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 02:29 GMT

The agreement allocates 3 million and 5 thousand Euros as assistance, according to the agreement signed in 21st of October 2020.

In pics: Egypt receives 2nd of 32 metro train from Hyundai Rotem

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:32 GMT

The agreement, signed in 2019, is worth 317 million Euros and L.E. 640 million (which is equal to L.E. 6.361 billion).

Egypt mulls using BRT systems on Ring Road to reduce traffic jam

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 02:17 GMT

BRT stands for Bus Rapid Transit, which are systems for buses aiming to reduce speed.

Sweden halved road deaths by ‘Vision Zero,’ ready to cooperate with Egypt: Amb.

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 01:54 GMT

Both Sweden and Egypt, share a common agenda when it comes to making transport systems more effective and safer, said Swedish Ambassador to Egypt.

Discussing Egypt’s progress in road quality

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 10:00 GMT

According to the Global Economy, Egypt jumped 89 places in road quality rankings from the 118th in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.

Egypt jumps 89 ranks in road quality in 5 years

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 01:17 GMT

Egypt jumped from the 118th rank in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.

Sewers 'functioning,' but rainwater surpasses capacity: Sanitation Co.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 11:13 GMT

All storm sewers “work well,” but the traffic crisis that occurred Tuesday night in eastern Cairo resulted from the large amount of rain that fell in such a short period of time, said the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation.

1st metro train of 4th phase of 3rd line enters service

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 11:14 GMT

The first underground metro train within the fourth phase of the third metro line entered service on Saturday departing from Shams Club Station at 5:00 a.m. to Attaba Station.

New bids to limit TokToks in Cairo streets

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 09:12 GMT

Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy stated Monday that the government is seeking to license vans as cabs to replace TokToks in main streets.

River Transport head relieved of duties because of Nile Taxi

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 01:43 GMT

Head of the River Transport Authority (RTA) Abdel Azim Mohamed was relieved of his duties Monday due to his failure to launch the Nile Taxi and Nile Bus projects.

Min. launches traffic fines payment service at post offices

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 10:17 GMT

The minister of communication and information technology announced launching the traffic violations payment service at the Postal Service Centers in November.

Parliament’s plan shows benefits of dividing working days

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 09:58 GMT

"These proposals will restructure the working day for employees to ensure that they utilize their energy in the best way possible."

Kiki Challenge Dancing forbidden by law in Egypt

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Inspired by the song’s lyrics, “Kiki, do you love me?”, and its catchy beat, fans are showing off their dance moves in short video clips choreographed to the song.

Electronic stickers to be put on vehicles: Security sources

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 - 11:25 GMT

They would be connected to cameras and traffic police control rooms.

Raya to assemble, manufacture tuk-tuks with LE 100M investments

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 03:52 GMT

The factory will start off with producing 30,000 vehicles and aims to manufacture 200,000 vehicles in two years.