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Art is part of the menu at Cairo cafe

By Reuters
15 January 2019   |   8:06 am
A cafe in an upscale neighbourhood in Cairo offers customers a hot drink and a warm meal as well as the opportunity to draw, sing, or play musical instruments.

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