Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
2 - 8 December 1999
Issue No. 458
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues


Sick leave
By Fayza Hassan

Raising awareness 'Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional'
ON A STOPOVER in Egypt during their worldwide tour, a wheelchair-bound American and his Indian wife say they hope to improve the quality of life of the disabled by raising public awareness. Reham El-Adawi finds out how the dynamic duo are faring.
Slicker and slacker
Injy El-Kashef's memories fail her
By Moushira Abdel-Malek
Chicken cream soup
Just another brick in the wall
The recent collapse of a school wall, killing four pupils, opened a furious investigation into safety standards in the nation's public schools. Mariz Tadros discovers that walls may be the least of the students' concerns
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