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Many residents of Egypt’s sprawling capital would rather place a small home-delivery order than brave the heat and traffic, the New York Times reports.
Preservationists are dusting off historic buildings to highlight the city’s rich architectural heritage, NPR reports.
The continent’s cities should tap the vast resources at universities through partnerships on urban renewal, the Word Economic Forum says.
A Cairo-based design lab says the city should make greater use of the public spaces in its secluded alleyways, UrbanAfrica.net reports.
A book to be released in May highlights the placemaking role of ubiquitous street chairs in Cairo, The Pop-Up City reports.
Private developers are expected to fund the $65 billion project, The National reports.
Two Egyptian banks are offering low-interest loans designed to encourage Cairo residents to purchase solar panels for their rooftops, Green Prophet reports.
Alexandria and Giza are among the Egyptian cities working with the UN to distribute national ID cards to poor women, according to the United Nations Development Programme.
Egypt’s first technology park would provide office space, funding, legal guidance and oher support for tech startups, the Huffington Post reports.