Egypt has an extensive production of bricks
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Economics and Business in Egypt Part I

Egypt is the most populous state in the Middle East and North Africa, and has the third largest economy in Africa and the largest in North Africa. However, with relatively limited natural resources, a high population and high unemployment, Egypt has a lower average income than other countries in the region. Therefore, despite a complex […]

Chestnut from Tutankhamon's grave.
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Art in Ancient Egypt

The art of Ancient Egypt extends over a period of more than 3000 years. Ancient Egyptian art is very distinctive and easy to recognize. Although the art has evolved, it is also conservative, and several key elements and principles remain throughout the period. Particularly typical is the use of profile in the two-dimensional art and […]

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Cairo Restaurants

Many of the better restaurants, popular with locals and foreigners alike, can be found in international hotels. The food in Egypt is relatively inexpensive, and for a three-course meal you usually don’t spend more than 35 US $ (without wine). Imported alcoholic beverages are much more expensive than domestic ones. Taxes and service fees are added […]

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Sharing Africa

The Sharing of Africa is the name by which the division of the African continent became known during the nineteenth century and ended with the Berlin Conference (1884-1885). With the economic growth of England, France, the Kingdom of Italy and the German Empire, these countries wanted to advance Africa in search of raw materials for their industries. […]

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Imperialism in Africa

The European imperialism in Africa took place during the nineteenth century. Until 1876, 10.8% of the African territory was in the possession of settlers. Already in 1900, the European domain corresponded to 90.4%. At first European exploitation was scattered along the coast, with strong trading posts that ensured slave trade. The first large-scale dominations began with France and Great […]

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Africa’s Economy

The economy of Africa is marked by the exploitation of natural resources such as oil, gas and minerals such as gold and diamonds. The continent, however, is the poorest in the world, the result of colonial and neo-colonialist exploitation. Agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and services are still poorly practiced in most African nations. The same is true for the […]

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Saara’s Desert

The Sahara Desert is the second largest desert in the world with approximately 9 million km2. It is located in North Africa (between Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa) covering several countries of the African continent: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and Atlas Mountains to the north, the Red […]

What to Do if My Luggage is Damaged
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What to Do if My Luggage is Damaged?

Even on a trip to relax, headaches can happen. So know what you should do if your luggage is damaged on the flight. Between comings and goings at the most different airports – whether international or national – there are the luggage of thousands of passengers. Screening is standard anywhere in the world: you dispatch it, it passes […]