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Kaha: A storied food company struggles to regain its former glory
Omaima Ismail | Kaha’s storied brand had disappeared into the realm of memory.
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.
 
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