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New Egyptian mosque gets nominated for a prestigious architectural award

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Basuna Mosque in the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag, is nominated for the Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture (AFAMA).

The mosque had just been recently opened to the public a few weeks back, and already made its way to the shortlist for the architectural award.

What is even more impressive is that the design of the mosque is entirely done by Dar Arafa Architecture, a Cairo-based architecture firm established in 2006 by architect Waleed Araf. And this isn’t the firm’s first nomination, as they were previously nominated for the Aga Khan Award back in 2010.

The design of the mosque is a mixture of both an Islamic and Pharanoic design, which created a magnificent work of art.

The Mosque is competing with another 27 mosques from different countries across the world, we’re definitely aiming for a win but the nomination alone is an honor.

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AU commissioner Amani Abou-Zeid Chosen Among 100 Influential Women in Africa

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The leading PR and Rating firm ‘Advance Media‘ has included Dr. Amani Abouzeid, African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy H.E. in the list of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2019.

This is gives up such pride as Dr. Abou-Zeid is the only Egyptian woman to be selected in this prestigious list that features inspirational women of whom are considered to have done an outstanding job in inspiring the next generation of African women.

The list represent 100 women from 35 different African countries, who are contributing positively in the community and are changing the feminine narrative.

The list includes presidents, diplomats, board chairs, CEOs, commissioners, scholars, politicians and philanthropists, notable among them are: Ethiopia’s President H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde, Liberia’s Vice President H.E. Jewel Taylor, Namibia’s Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, United Nations Deputy Secretary General H.E. Amina J. Mohammed and former presidents, H.E. Ellen Sirleaf Johnson and H.E. Catherine Samba-Panza. 

In addiction to featuring young female activists such as AU Youth Envoy Aya Chebbi, Farida Bemba Nabourema and Ilwad Elman.

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‘Bela Plastic’: Initiative Launched in Dahab To Limit The Use of Plastic

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Bela Plastic‘ campaign is an initiative launched in Dahab in an effort to protect the environment and marine life in Dahab.

President of the City Council of Dahab, Tarak El-Baz announced the launch of the initiative in early July, the campaign will include workshops and trainings to help raise awareness about the danger that plastic use impose on the marine life. These workshops will be targeted towards the hotels and restaurants, where plastic is most used.

Moreover, banners and warning signs will be placed across the city of Dahab as another way of spreading awareness and caution to tourists. What’s even more impressive is that volunteer tourism organizations and a number of dive centers will take part in the initiative by cleaning up the beaches of Dahab.

Such a remarkable step follows a decision that was taken three months ago by Governor Ahmed Abdullah to ban the single-use plastic in the Red Sea governorate. 

Another initiative was launched in South Sinai reserve called “Khali al-Bahar Yetnafes”, also targeting the hotels and resorts. Aiming to raise more awareness on the critical issue of single-use plastic.

We hope to see the results of these initiatives very soon, and for the outcome to be apparent in the next few months, especially with Dahab being a touristic destination for its environment and stunning marine life that attracts many tourists, preserving its sites is certainly a must.

 

 

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The Nile Branch of Gold’s Gym Partially Drowns

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Footage of the fitness center Gold’s Gym collapsing and partially drowning in the Nile is currently circulating the social media!

No further information of the incident was provided and no injuries have been reported so far, hopefully everyone got out safely during the evacuation.

 

 

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