Al-Ahram Weekly Online   3 - 9 September 2009
Issue No. 963
Egypt
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Of books and roads
President Hosni Mubarak this week gave the go-ahead to a new scheme to upgrade high school education. The plan was finalised on Monday during a ministerial meeting the president held with Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif and the ministers of education and higher education...
A nuclear falling out
Parliamentarians and nuclear power scientists appeal to President Hosni Mubarak to prevent businessmen from interfering in the choice of sites for nuclear power plants, Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Eyeing the goal posts
As elections draw closer Culture Minister Farouk Hosni remains confident that he will be UNESCO's next director-general, writes Nevine El-Aref
The return of the Iron Lady
After 22 years as a fugitive, businesswoman Hoda Abdel-Moneim has returned to Egypt, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Despite reassurances
Swine flu is quickly establishing itself in Egypt, reports Reem Leila
Coptic swan song
Speculation is rife on who succeed to the See of St Mark, reports Gamal Nkrumah
A cleaner Giza?
Don't hold your breath, advises Dena Rashed

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