A car slammed into the side of an AUC bus while it was stalled on the side of the road from Nasr City to New Campus last Sunday. All students had been moved to another bus before the accident took place.
“It was the R10 bus from the Al Agouza route that had the accident,” said Mamdouh Gaber, the traffic manager of the transportation system at AUC.
Whenever my father tells one of his childhood stories, he usually emphasizes how almost everything was affordable in his day.
His first job – carrying eggs on a day-long trek to sell them at market – earned him half a piaster a month. He gave half of that to his parents and saved up the remainder to buy a car. The point he always stresses though, is that food was cheap.
Student Action for Refugees is holding an awareness campaign during the month of November at AUC, which will involve a number of activities and distribution of important information about refugees in Egypt.
The vice president of the Student Action for Refugee club (STAR), Nada El-Kouny, explains that the club will set up a booth that will provide the students with information about their upcoming activites to highlight this issue.
In what is becoming a trend, another global hypermarket chain opened in Egypt last week. Lulu Hypermarkets, a subsidiary of UAE-based EMKE Group, launched operations in Egypt when it opened its first store in Nasr City.
Yusuf Ali, the managing director of EMKE Group, told the press that his company plans to invest EGP 2.8 billion in expanding its retinue of hypermarkets and malls throughout Egypt, which he believes has great potential for growth.