IMF loan in hand, where will the promised LE25 bn in social spending be allocated?
Osman El Sharnoubi | Experts warn nominal increases in social spending will not ease financial woes
Egypt’s poor are bearing the brunt of electricity price hikes: EIPR
EIPR says low-income families have seen electricity prices increase by up to 167 percent since 2012.
Report: World Bank policies in Egypt may exacerbate climate change
Jano Charbel | World Bank policies are increasing carbon emissions in Egypt, exacerbating risk for the most vulnerable
Financial support to the poor: Does it really work?
Beesan Kassab | Question marks around two government funds' ability to alleviate poverty with current austerity measures
The We Want to Live campaign: Impoverishment is a political choice
Osman El Sharnoubi | How does this new grassroots campaign aim to pursue social justice for Egyptians?
Analysts: Population control will not solve Egypt’s increasing poverty rate
Osman El Sharnoubi | In a speech at the Police Academy last week on the 6th anniversary of the 2011 revolution, President
IMF releases staff agreement on Egypt loan, mission chief commends economic program’s progress
IMF mission chief for Egypt Chris Jarvis commended Egypt in a video briefing aired Wednesday, alongside
Parliament raises income tax exemption limit
Egypt's Parliament unanimously approved a proposal to raise the income tax exemption limit from LE13,500
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