Report: Haya Karima reduces poverty rate in Egypt’s villages by 14%

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:15 GMT

A recent report by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development has revealed that the social initiative Haya Karima has contributed to reducing poverty rates in Egypt.

How did ‘Haya Karima’ change livelihood in Egypt’s villages?

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 03:58 GMT

A study by the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies has revealed how the social initiative “Haya Karima” has changed the livelihoods in the Egyptian villages.

Egypt's president instructs enlarging medical caravans within 'Decent Life' initiative

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 03:22 GMT

The medical caravans and mobile units are operated by the Ministry of Health and Population in rural villages.

Egypt’s planning minister discusses economic empowerment in villages targeted by 'Decent Life' with banks' CEOs

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 03:04 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development, held a meeting via video conference technology to discuss a strategy for economic empowerment in such villages.

Sisi, Jordanian PM talk bilateral coordination in Mideast peace process

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 03:23 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Thursday Jordanian Prime Minister Bishr el-Khasawneh, where they discussed common challenges facing the Arab region and the development of the peace process in the Middle East.

‘Decent Life’ covers 4.5K villages, seeks to improve lives of 50M Egyptians: Minister

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 01:45 GMT

Minister of Planning Hala el-Saeed revealed some important figures regarding the presidential initiative “Decent Life” during a Thursday session at the parliament.

Electricity networks in 6 Upper Egypt villages developed amid efforts to modernize countryside

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 08:31 GMT

The development of these six villages came at a cost of EGP 21 million ($1.34 million).

Unprotected women breadwinners beating tough circumstances

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt Today met with a number of female breadwinners who were forced to work under hard circumstances to earn a living.

El-Roumi to perform a massive concert in Egypt

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 11:06 GMT

Veteran singer Majida el-Roumi will perform a massive concert in El Tagamo el Khamis on Friday April 5.

Egypt's Annual birth rate equals other states' population: Min.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:21 GMT

It is estimated that Egypt's population will hit 150 million in 2050 with an increase of 70 percent compared to 2015.

Raging forest fire bears down on German villages

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 10:24 GMT

The smell of acrid smoke reached as far away as the capital as more than 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of woodland burned outside the city of Potsdam.

Cabinet approves first phase of projects funded by World Bank loan

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 03:39 GMT

Planning Minister Hala El Saed said that LE1.1 billion would go to projects in Sohag, while the rest would be directed to Qena.

Fresh landslide in Swiss Alps force more evacuations

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 09:49 GMT

A new landslide has forced more evacuations from a valley in the Swiss Alps where eight hikers were buried in a barrage of boulders and mud a week ago, authorities said Friday.

Myanmar villages burn as Rakhine unrest rages

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 08:52 GMT

Smoke billowed from at least three burning villages in the remote section of Rakhine state where Myanmar's military is carrying out sweeps for militants.