Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
13 - 19 July 2000
Issue No. 490
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Life at the top
Life at the top Fayza Hassan scales the city's peaks

The prince's will
At a time when green space is rare and the architectural heritage disappearing fast, plans to restore Prince Mohamed Ali's Manial Palace and its exotic gardens have delighted many nostalgic preservationists. Gihan Shahine reviews the century-old story of a landmark

In the shade of the banyan tree
A ministerial decree, issued three years ago and stipulating the removal of hotel bungalows from the gardens of Manial Palace, has finally come into effect. Nevine El-Aref reports on a restoration saga

Women at work
Efforts to introduce sustainable development in Egypt went a step further last week, when the Ministry of Social Affairs transferred ownership of a highly innovative women's project to an Aswan NGO. Tanya Goudsouzian writes

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