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World’s 26 richest own same as poorest half: Oxfam
World

World’s 26 richest own same as poorest half: Oxfam

The world’s 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, Oxfam said Monday, urging governments…
Trump, land fears boost South Africa’s ‘white state’
World

Trump, land fears boost South Africa’s ‘white state’

PRETORIA (Reuters) – When US President Donald Trump pledged to investigate large scale killings of white farmers in South Africa…
America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump, UN report says
World

America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump, UN report says

  Americans born into poverty are more likely than ever before to stay that way, according to a United Nations…
Half of residents in Upper Egypt below poverty line: minister
Egypt

Half of residents in Upper Egypt below poverty line: minister

Egyptian Minister of Local Development Abu Bakr al-Gendi said that the poverty rate in Egypt has reached 28 percent nationwide…
Wealthy Egyptians spend 70 times more than poorer citizens
Egypt

Wealthy Egyptians spend 70 times more than poorer citizens

On occasion of the World Day of Social Justice, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) released a set of…
27.8 percent of Egyptian population lives below poverty line: CAPMAS
Business

27.8 percent of Egyptian population lives below poverty line: CAPMAS

Egypt’s official statistics agency said on Tuesday that the Egyptian poverty line stands at an income of LE5,787.9 annually and…
World Bank warns climate change could add 100 mn poor by 2030
Environment

World Bank warns climate change could add 100 mn poor by 2030

Without the right policies to keep the poor safe from extreme weather and rising seas, climate change could drive over…
Minister: Poor build homes without any help from state
Egypt

Minister: Poor build homes without any help from state

Minister of Urban Development Laila Iskandar said that the poor build their homes without any state support, adding that 50 percent…
Poor and minority US children skip bike helmets, risking injury
Health & Fitness

Poor and minority US children skip bike helmets, risking injury

Poor and minority children are less likely to be wearing bike helmets when they crash than kids who are white…
Defendant commits suicide jumping from Mugamma building
Egypt

Defendant commits suicide jumping from Mugamma building

A 66-year-old defendant committed suicide on Tuesday by jumping from the 9th floor of Mugamma al-Tahrir building. The Qasr al-Nil prosecutor…
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