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(FAO), officially handed over a solar powered sun-dried tomato processing unit to the Marketing Cooperative for Fruits and Vegetables

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), officially handed over a solar powered sun-dried tomato processing unit to the Marketing Cooperative for Fruits and Vegetables in Bangar EL Sokar, Nubaria. This activity is in the context of the project “Food Loss and Waste Reduction and Value Chain Development for Food Security in …

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Death toll due to floods in Kerala reaches 324

The death toll resulted from floods and torrential rains in Kerala state in south-western India rose to 324. The flooding further resulted in damaging dams and roads, and the demolition of houses. The state government chief Pinaray Vijayan, said that “324 lives have been lost” in 10 days of floods in the state, particularly in a touristic …

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11th Cairo International Women’s Film Festival’s kicks off 

The 11th edition of the Cairo International Women’s Film Festival kicked off on Saturday with screenings extending until 9 March. The festival will screen 54 films from 34 different countries including feature, documentary, and animated films. On Saturday, the festival opened with the Algerian film Until the End of Time, with the attendance of its …

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EGP 3.027tn total deposit balances in 2016/2017 

Total deposit balances increased in 2016/2017 to reach EGP 3.027tn, an increase of 43.1%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The CAPMAS attributed this increase to shares of the household sector and private business sector, as well as to the contribution of the economic measures adopted since January 2016, which …

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Egyptian volleyball team led by Italian manager in 2018 FIVB World Championship

The Egyptian Federation of Volleyball, headed by Khaled Nassif Salim, decided to appoint an Italian manager to lead the national team in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship. The federation board will also choose between three coaches to start the preparation period of the volleyball team for the world championship, scheduled to be held …

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Pharaohs hold excellent chance in World Cup 2018: team management

The management of the Egyptian national team claims they feel certain that they will make it through the group stages in Russia, conjecturing that the team holds a great chance to surprise fans during the competition. Coincidentally, the Pharaohs have managed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. Moreover, …

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