Last Night’s Talk Shows on 17 November 2020
It was Mohamed Elneny’s turn to headline the talk shows last night, after the footballer followed Mohamed Salah to become the second Egyptian player to contract covid-19 since returning to Egypt for the international break. Kelma Akhira’s Lamees El Hadidi phoned EFA official Gamal Mohamed Ali, who said that Elneny will be flying back to Egypt from Togo, where the team landed yesterday ahead of tonight’s African Cup of Nations qualifier (watch, runtime: 3:49). Ala Mas’ouleety’s Ahmed Moussa phoned national team official Mohamed Fadel for comment on the topic (watch, runtime: 6:27), as did El Hekaya’s Amr Adib. Fadel said Elneny is asymptomatic and that he is being monitored by one of the team’s doctors (watch, runtime: 6:01). Adib also covered the news that Mohamed Salah’s wife has also been infected with the virus but that his daughter is fine (watch, runtime: 1:25).
Covid-19 and real estate: CEO of Iwan Investment and Real Estate Development Waleed Mokhtar told Amr Adib that housing demand is beginning to pick up following the slump during lockdown. The firm has seen a shift in consumer tastes towards wellness architecture, he said (watch, runtime: 3:45).
Elsewhere: Chinese investors eye agro projects: Syed Khalifa, the head of the Agricultural Syndicate, told Ala Mas’ouleety’s Ahmed Moussa that there is a Chinese delegation visiting Wadi El Gedid Governorate to scope out potential agricultural projects (watch, runtime: 21:30).