Menna A. Farouk

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Egypt hopes gold city will revive industry, lure investments

Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

Egypt is hoping to cash in on its rich resources and become Africa’s only gateway where manufacturers can trade in and export gold.

Dogs get fit at Cairo's new canine gym

Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

Dogs owners in Cairo can take their pets to the newly opened Eastwind Training Center, to get into shape and socialize with other dogs.

Egypt reforms food subsidy system by first kicking out the rich

Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

Almost 78% of Egypt's 92 million citizens receive government subsidies, but officials hope to pare down those swollen ranks by weeding out those who do not actually qualify.

How Egyptian cleaning service seeks to protect migrant workers

Sunday, Apr. 16, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

The Egyptian startup MerMaid has digitized home cleaning and is working to ensure that migrant and refugee maids are not mistreated.

Egypt to develop major Cairo slum despite concerns of residents

Friday, Apr. 7, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

Residents of Cairo's Maspero Triangle neighborhood are being asked to vacate their homes to make way for a new development project.

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Menna A. Farouk

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Menna A. Farouk is an Egyptian journalist who has been writing about social, political and cultural issues in Egypt since 2013. She is an editor at The Egyptian Gazette newspaper. Farouk has covered stories about the unrest that followed the January 2011 revolution, press freedom, immigration and religious reforms. On Twitter: @MennaFarouk91

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