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Ghazl al-Mahalla: Beleaguered public company steps up to help combat pandemic
Omaima Ismail | The company's move will eventually increase domestic face mask production by nearly 30 percent
Facing both poverty and the virus, informal workers keep working and losing work
Omaima Ismail | Fatma Gamal, a mother of five, says her whole family has been put out of work because of the virus.
Cologne 555: How coronavirus revived Egypt’s favorite perfume
Omaima Ismail | Production had been "modest" in recent years
Corona panic buyers are mostly rich people, grocers say
Omaima Ismail and Osman El Sharnoubi | “My sales are lower than usual,” said Mohamed Hussein, a shop owner in a working class neighborhood.
More talk, little action: Why are Egyptian authorities unable to sell stakes in state-owned companies?
Omaima Ismail | As of the first week of December, shares of just one government company has been listed on EGX.
Egypt’s cement industry disrupted by entry of military as major new market player
Omaima Ismail | The additional supply forced companies to lower their prices an average of 15% in the past year
 
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