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For Egypt's entrepreneurs, going green makes business sense

15 Jun 2016

CAIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As young people across the Middle East grapple with a lack of employment, a growing number of Egyptian entrepreneurs are learning that eco-friendly businesses can solve environmental problems and boost their bottom line.

As government gets on board, solar prepares to shine in Egypt - TRFN

08 Apr 2015

CAIRO, April 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Egypt lies in the world's "sun belt" and receives abundant sunshine. But until now the nation has neglected one of its most plentiful resources, relying on renewable energy for less than one percent of its energy needs.

Build greener to tackle climate change, Arab cities urged

23 Dec 2014

CAIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities in the Arab region should introduce stronger standards for green building and promote sustainable communities if they are to have a chance of tackling climate change, experts say.

"Morsi Meter" tries to keep Egypt's leader on toes

02 Aug 2012

CAIRO When Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi came to power, he promised voters that he would achieve 64 goals by the end of his first 100 days in power. But a little over 30 days into his term, a new website says he has achieved just one of those goals.

"Morsi Meter" tries to keep Egypt's leader on toes

02 Aug 2012

CAIRO When Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi came to power, he promised voters that he would achieve 64 goals by the end of his first 100 days in power. But a little over 30 days into his term, a new website says he has achieved just one of those goals.

Egypt PM draws on technocrats, Islamists in new government

01 Aug 2012

CAIRO Egypt's prime minister has drawn on bureaucrats and Islamists for the country's first Muslim Brotherhood-led administration, disappointing those who wanted a more inclusive government able to carry forward the revolution which toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt PM draws on technocrats, Islamists in new govt

01 Aug 2012

CAIRO Egypt's prime minister has drawn on bureaucrats and Islamists for the country's first Muslim Brotherhood-led administration, disappointing those who wanted a more inclusive government able to carry forward the revolution which toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt PM draws on technocrats, Islamists in new government

01 Aug 2012

CAIRO Egypt's prime minister has drawn on bureaucrats and Islamists for the country's first Muslim Brotherhood-led administration, disappointing those who wanted a more inclusive government able to carry forward the revolution which toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Court brawls put spotlight on Egypt political chaos

17 Jul 2012

CAIRO Supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood brawled with their opponents in court on Tuesday, delaying rulings that might help define the powers of new Islamist President Mohamed Mursi as he seeks more autonomy from the military.

Court brawls put spotlight on Egypt political chaos

17 Jul 2012

CAIRO Supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood brawled with their opponents in court on Tuesday, delaying rulings that might help define the powers of new Islamist President Mohamed Mursi as he seeks more autonomy from the military.

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