Mai Samih's Articles

Egypt’s first female stained-glass artist explains her work to Mai Samih

Sensitive to social pressures, but with limited financial resources, many women in Egypt today may fall into the trap of debt, writes Mai Samih

An Egyptian etiquette expert is giving lessons on how to behave well in different situations

There are many ways of being a good parent, but sometimes a parenting course may help.

Egypt’s first female Tannoura dancer Hanaa Mustafa speaks about the innovations she has brought to this traditionally male-dominated job

Egyptian NGOs and online platforms have been gathering stories of refugees in Egypt to help others overcome their ordeals.

Good nutrition can help to prevent infection with Covid-19, help to cure it, and rebuild the immune system, a nutritionist confirms

A Cairo initiative is campaigning to make Egypt’s roads safer for all with a view to reducing the country’s high number of accidents.

Artist Ibrahim Belal has been introducing a unique form of miniature art to Egypt, writes Mai Samih

Al-Ahram Weekly takes a stroll along Darb Al-Barabra in Historic Cairo and talks to local shop owners about the ups and downs of business.

Al-Ahram Weekly visits Egypt’s first women-only job fair organised last weekend at the Greek Campus in Cairo.

One new Egyptian project is aiming to rid young children of their Internet addiction by substituting more creative activities

Delivery worker Sarah Eid is opening the door for women to work in delivering packages, a typically male job in Egypt.

Forty out of 3.5 million participants in the first round of a reading contest were awarded LE20 million in prize money, Mai Samih reports

A group of artists has been organising courses to help people create using coffee foam, reports Mai Samih

More and more people are turning to eco-friendly furniture and other items to furnish their homes

Al-Ahram Weekly takes a trip back to ancient Egyptian times to find out what the people used to eat

One young Egyptian fashion designer is teaching people with hearing impairment how to design and make their own clothes, reports Mai Samih

Tips from experts for better quality sleep

A group of university students is aiming to help Egyptian young people be more proud of being Egyptian

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