Al-Ahram Weekly Online   5 - 11 November 2009
Issue No. 971
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Down the slippery soap
A convergence of interests between Sudanese victims of conflict and humanitarian relief agencies brings into sharp focus the plight of millions in Africa's largest country. Oxfam's Olivia Kalis enlightens Gamal Nkrumah
Tribes triumphant
Owing to the conjunction of an educational-environ mental NGO and a pioneering eco-tourism company -- respectively, the Wadi Environmental Science Centre and Fustat Wadi Al-Gemal -- the Eastern Desert wildlife protectorate of Wadi Al-Gemal, near Marsa Alam off the Red Sea coast, was witness to what is probably the greatest ethnic and cultural mix of tribal Egyptians to have occurred anywhere in the country...

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