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Op-ed review: 25th January Revolution, Macron’s visit

Several columnists in Sunday’s newspaper issues marked the eighth anniversary of the 25th January Revolution, while some writers penned about French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Cairo. In the state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram, Sakina Fouad wrote that the anniversary of the 25th Revolution confirmed the patience and determination of the Egyptian people. Fouad opinionated that the …

Fatma Lotfi

The People have lost trust in the political sphere

The story of each year begins again on Monday. The state mobilises all forces to deal with those who dare and try to commemorate the January revolution. The … is preparing to commemorate the anniversary and the forces of … is preparing to ignite the revolution again. Other powers are trying to prove that the revolution was …

Emad El-Sayed

Whatever happened to social movements?

Three weeks from now, the fifth anniversary of the January revolution will be upon us. Once again, we will sit down and reflect upon an experience that was painful as well as glorious, bitter yet formative and enriching though commonly misunderstood and wrongfully accused. Five years ago, when we were caught up between revolutionary enthusiasm …

Ziad A. Akl

In search of a new meaning for ‘homeland’

By Emad El-Sayed For a while the idea of emigrating from Egypt was persistent, and quite recently I reconciled with the idea of starting again, in a new place in any field of work. You may not be surprised to know that many of those who participated in the 25 January Revolution (nowadays a confession …

Daily News Egypt

Signs of rebound in Egypt’s tourism sector

By Robert Tashima The government in Egypt is expecting a recovery of its tourism sector by next year after the latest data showed the tide may be turning for an industry hit hard by domestic instability over the past three years. With Egypt’s recent period of relative calm following the May election of President Abdel Fattah …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt and its FDI prospects

By Omar El-Shenety No doubt that Egypt has witnessed very rough years since the 25 January Revolution. The economy has been brought to its knees, and now faces stagnation. Growth has stopped at 2% since the revolution, and the government budget deficit scored record levels. Tourism and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), key sources for foreign …

Daily News Egypt

ElBaradei Exhumed

After his recent untimely resignation, it is fair to say that we have seen the end of Egyptian law scholar and diplomat Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei’s career in public service. Now, in the eyes of different people, ElBaradei is seen to be as much of a prodigy as he is seen to be a traitor. We …

Dr Mohamed Fouad

What do we do about those caught between the corrupt and the hopeless?

After viewing the results of Egypt’s last parliamentary elections, we can safely say that they were not only contested by political parties, but also those who advocated for competing attitudes and views about the state of Egypt and its future. We have at times attempted to monitor these attitudes, identifying four major points of conflict …

Farid Zahran

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