Astronomical Tourism has Become Famous in Egypt

In a unique astronomical phenomenon, the sun illuminated six ancient temples on Tuesday in five provinces across Egypt, signalling the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Marking the first day of the summer on the ancient Egyptian calendar,…

Egypt: Musical ensemble revives mystical tradition

*The music and dance ritua known as “zar” is an artform with centuries-old roots in Ethiopia and Sudan. When Egypt artist Um Sameh sings, she intends “to heal the sick”. ** A stage, a spotlight, a mesmerised audience: when the…

This Could be Egypt’s Biggest-ever Initial Public Offering

Egypt plans to take the first steps early next year toward selling a stake in the state company behind its new capital city, in what could be the North African nation’s biggest-ever initial public offering. The Administrative Capital for Urban…

Another Interesting Site is Found in Egypt

A French-Norwegian archaeological team has discovered new Christian ruins in Egypt’s Western Desert, revealing monastic life in the region in the fifth century AD, the Egyptian antiquities ministry said. Mission head Victor Ghica said “19 structures and a church carved…

Egypt’s oldest Covid-19 patient sent home after recovering from virus

Cape Town – An 88-year-old Egyptian man was released from a quarantine hospital on Tuesday in Qaha governorate, north-eastern Egypt, after recovering from the novel coronavirus. Abdel Moneim Ibrahim, Egypt’s oldest Covid-19 patient, felt normal flu symptoms and was taken…