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Monday, 19 August 2019

Egypt’s handball triumph was the topic du jour on the airwaves last night

Our handball triumph was the topic du jour on the airwaves last night. News that Egypt brought home the 2019 Men’s Youth Handball World Championship dominated coverage. We have the story in the Sports section, below.

Al Hayah Al Youm’s Lobna Assal reported the win, and took note of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s congratulations to the team (watch, runtime: 9:43). El Hekaya’s Amr Adib, meanwhile, said that we should all be paying more attention to the sport (watch, runtime: 1:27).

Cotton crops from Fayoum, Beni Suef farmers under new auction mechanism: The government has started experimenting with a new public auctions mechanism in Fayoum and Beni Suef to sell local short staple cotton to bidding companies in the coming harvest season, Hona Al Asema’s Reham Ibrahim reported (watch, runtime: 1:02). The auction mechanism, which we noted last month, could be standardized as of the 2020-2021 harvest season.

El Sisi directs cabinet to clear Cairo of gov’t buildings: The president ordered the Madbouly Cabinet to clear Cairo of all government administrative buildings by 2020, Masaa DMC’s Eman El Hosary said (watch, runtime: 0:34). Many government offices are currently being moved to the new administrative capital. “This will allow Cairo to assume its historical role as a cultural, touristic, and heritage center,” according to a statement read by El Hossary.

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