Greening Egypt's capital with rooftop gardens
In Cairo, green spaces are a rare luxury. That's what inspired urban farming startup Schaduf to help poor Egyptians clean up roofs and create gardens, thereby greening the city and improving their quality of life.
Daily struggle: 7.5 billion trips in the world's most congested cities
Tokyo, Nairobi, Rome, Cairo, Bogota, humans around the world make a collective 7.5 billion journeys on average every day, whether that be on foot, by bike, in cars or on public transport.
Mummies discovered in ancient Egyptian burial chambers
The human and animal mummies of different genders and ages were found in Minya, south of Cairo. Several other objects discovered inside the tomb have helped researchers narrow down the burial date.
Nigeria's Third Mainland Bridge
The Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland in Nigeria. It was the longest bridge in Africa until 1996 when the 6th October Bridge in Cairo was completed. But it remains the longest in West Africa.
Egypt security forces thwart church bombing - state television
Egyptian security forces thwarted a suicide bomb attack on a church just outside of Cairo, state television said on Saturday.
Egypt to Russia on bicycle
A 24-year-old man, Mohamed Nufal from Cairo, Egypt, is cycling to Russia 2018. The young Egyptian set off from Cairo's Tahrir Square days ago hoping to arrive the European country ahead of the World Cup.
Egypt sentences 28 to death over prosecutor killing
A Cairo criminal court has sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt's top prosecutor, also jailing 15 others for 25 years each.
Cairo container homes offer alternative living space
An entrepreneur duo in Cairo are repurposing discarded shipping containers and transforming them into living spaces and stores.