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Cairo Motorshow Report

There is a lot to see and do in Cairo, but for a cheap day out and something completely different let me suggest you look up the list of Cairo trade fairs and get over to the International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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They Bring the Beauty of Africa to Us

How bird-watching in Cairo can help us live peacefully & protect our natural heritage.

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Finding Our Cracks

Artist Amy Abd El-Baky explains how she conveys her message of love through art.

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'The Top 6' Bookshops in Maadi

Looking for somewhere that sells English literature in Maadi? This south Cairene suburb features a surprising array of bookstores. Whilst books in Egypt are not much cheaper than they are in the West, bookstores are increasingly becoming places to read, study, and to take children. Here is the ‘Maadi Messengers’ Top 6.

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‘The Top 6’ Gyms in Maadi

With the summer coming up fast many of us will feel it’s time to get into shape, ready for the beach. The Maadi Messenger has provided a complete comprehensive breakdown of the top gyms in the area. All gyms featured are happy for Maadi Messenger readers to have a free session before they take out membership. 

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Samia Allouba- The Face of Fitness

Samia Allouba – The Face of Fitness

Egypt has seen the fitness industry boom over the past decades.

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Best Kept Secrets of Cairo

It would be a surprise for you if you came across an ice rink in Cairo. I know. It was quite a surprise when I went to Family Land for the first time. I was really surprised when I saw the ice rink. I asked Mum, ‘Is that seriously an ice rink? It is too hot here!’

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Hong Kong TV station

Importance of highlighting Egyptian efforts for dialogue. Part of my job in Egypt is to bring foreign crews here for reporting. In December I took the Hong Kong based Network J International TV, led by famous TV Pastor Enoch Lam,

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EGYPT THROUGH THE EYES OF A UGANDAN STUDENT

I happened to attend  a Pentecostal church in Uganda before I went to Egypt for my studies In my Ugandan church the preacher would use the word ‘Misri’ (Arabic for Egypt) to refer to our lives before Christ’s salvation.

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Egyptian migrant in Maadi; in search of home

When I left my hometown, Menouf in 2007, I had a big plan. My plan included my budget, possible places for accommodation, and a list of people who might help me find a job.

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The Greatest Islamic Building 

At the very beginning of Islam’s arrival into Egypt, mosques were established first in what is now Cairo, and then throughout the country, and then throughout the continent of Africa.  

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From the Cape to Fayoum and on to Cairo

My first experience flying on a plane came in 2008 when I was 22 years old. This also happened to be my big move from South Africa to Egypt. I was excited, so it should come as no surprise that I spent the entire eight-hour flight wide awake. 

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