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Wednesday, 19 October 2022

Egypt in the News: Green hydrogen in the spotlight

German media is looking at our green hydrogen plans this morning: Public broadcaster Deutsche Welle notes that COP27 will see the unveiling of the government’s hydrogen strategy as well the signing of final contracts for several production facilities.

Also making headlines:

  • The AP takes another look at how the surging USD has made local currencies — including the EGP — weaker, driving up the cost of basic goods and services, making imports more expensive and “causing pain” across the world. (AP)
  • The Guardian is out with two pieces on human rights: An interview with prominent human rights activist Sanaa Seif and a long-read from Naomi Klein, who argues that the upcoming COP27 summit is helping the government “greenwash” its human rights record.
  • DIY electric car: One Egyptian teacher spent EGP 60k to transform his 1985 Fiat into an EV. (Reuters | watch, runtime: 1:57)

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