TOPIC budget
Business as usual: Egypt continues to cut social spending in 1st corona budget
Beesan Kassab | "Now is absolutely not the right time to cut beneficiaries out of food subsidies”
People, the government and businessmen: Who drafts the budget and who stands to benefit?
Waad Ahmed | A discussion on how a more transparent and participatory budget can promote economic justice
Weekly spotlight on state culture: The Culture Ministry speaks up
Mai Elwakil | Supporting local creative production and public access to the arts is a difficult task, Culture Minister
Taxing pains
Noha Moustafa | While Egyptians are preoccupied with frequent power cuts, biting fuel shortages and a boiling political
Ashraf Hussein
Do we really have big government?
  During the ongoing debate over the civil service law, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asked in
Cabinet approves draft budget for 2016/17 targeting 9.9% deficit, 5.2% growth
Update: Sisi ratifies state budget with lower deficit of 8.9%
Cabinet targets deficit of 9.9 percent in draft budget
Three quarters into fiscal year, deficit reaches 9.4 percent
Rights groups call for public release of draft budget