Mai Samih's Articles

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

Mai Samih finds out how it is possible to bounce back from a traumatic experience and lead a more positive life 

A group of young Egyptians are working to correct the false concepts of masculinity proposed by patriarchal society, writes Mai Samih

Al-Ahram Weekly learns how one fresh university graduate in Cairo has been decorating Ramadan dishes for children

Could Egypt be on the way to achieving self-sufficiency in nuts, helping to cut the cost of buying them for consumers in the holy month of Ramadan

What makes children tell lies and what is the best way for parents to deal with them

A national project is installing solar-energy plants in residential areas of Egypt to help households generate their own electricity

A new state-of-the-art school in one of Cairo’s largest informal communities offers a ray of hope in the neighbourhood

Online domestic planting courses help people grow their own food on balconies and rooftops in Cairo

Al-Ahram Weekly talks to a Cairo entrepreneur who has started the country’s first clothing line for people of shorter stature

What have been the pros and cons on the journeys of Egypt’s Internet influencers

Ahram Weekly gets some tips from a dermatologist about how to avoid skin damage when using sanitisers during the Covid-19 pandemic

One Cairo mother has started an initiative to help other mothers find part-time jobs while continuing to look after their children, writes Mai Samih

The highest Islamic authority announces a strategy to combat misconceptions about Islam

Various initiatives were launched to raise awareness of the issues that many young people can confront in considering marriage in the interest of maintaining stable families, writes Mai Samih

As the restrictions intended to halt the spread of the Covid-19 decrease across Egypt, kites are filling the skies of Cairo

Ahram Weekly finds out how restaurant and coffee shop owners are faring now that they are back

One ambitious Cairo instructor has been inspiring older generations of women to learn ballet

Al-Ahram Weekly highlights efforts being made to battle the impacts of the Covid-19 in Egypt

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