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CairoLiveTV finds out that
Google Translate is not too sure
who the next Egyptian president
Update: Google fixed it!
5 June 2012
you've forgotten, the children
When it comes to the revolution
and its aftermath, children draw
what they see on their
screens. CairoLiveTV takes a
look at what that really means..
15 May 2012
Street Signs Spelling Test --
turns out that there's more than
one way to spell 26 July Street.
CairoLiveTV continues its quest
to bring you the best street
signs in town...
Part 1 below
6 May 2012
For several weeks now, the
streets have been filled with
billboards that merely said "The
President". CairoLiveTV reports
that the true purpose of these
signs has now been revealed...
26 April 2012
Just off Ataba Square there is a
living monument to the
glory days when downtown Cairo
was a little like Paris.
CairoLiveTV takes a tour of the
grand old Sednaoui department
store, and wonders whether
history is repeating itself...
19 April 2012
The khamaseen season of dusty
hot air should have ended with
Sham El-Nessim. CairoLiveTV sees
if the sky holds any clues to
14 April 2012
Townhouse's Hacker Space...
There's always something
interesting going on at Downtown
Cairo's Townhouse Gallery.
The contemporary arts center is
currently hosting something
called the Cairo Hackerspace,
where visitors can use the Maker
Bot, an amazing Do It Yourself
3-D printer. That's right -- 3-D
printing has made it to Cairo!
10 April 2012
Street Signs Spelling Test...
What's in a name? CairoLiveTV
finds out that when it comes to
street signs in Cairo, the
answer to that question is not
100 per cent clear...
3 April 2012
You have probably seen these
strange contraptions around the
streets of Cairo. They are meant
to warn motorists of an upcoming
hole in the road. But
CairoLiveTV discovers that they
may have other, more artistic,
creative and potentially
lucrative uses as well..
1 April 2012
New Cairo Waterfalls
Water crisis in the Middle East?
What crisis? CairoLiveTV takes a
quick tour of a suburb of Cairo
that seems to have more water
than it knows what to do with...
29 March 2012
Egypt's Endless Gas Crises
Egyptians have become experts at
standing in line... thanks to
the ongoing shortages of gas
supplies. CairoLiveTV takes a
look at this phenomenon from a
28 March 2012
CairoLiveTV presents a very
quick look at some of the
graffiti on the walls of Mohamed
Mahmoud Street in downtown
Cairo, right next to Tahrir
27 March 2012
Good Morning New Cairo...
Where are we anyway? CairoliveTV
discovers that globalization,
universal branding, and the
hectic nature of modern life
means that for many people, the
things we see and do are
becoming similar no matter where
26 March 2012
Kasr El Einy Street's New Look
One of downtown Cairo's main arteries -- Kasr El
Einy Street -- has been transformed -- for the worse -- by giant barriers
preventing access to Tahrir Square. CairoLiveTV tries to find a detour...
25 January 2012
Nearly a year...
are we now, 12 months after the revolution began? This roundup spotlights the
political, cultural, and economic landscape looking forward and back...
Let's sum it up...
Guardian analysis: "Egypt may
be caught between the rock of
the military and the hard place
of the Islamists, but much will
also depend on the energetic
National analysis: : the real
revolution -- a la Tunisia -- is
MERIP analysis: "the hybrid
military-civilian deep state and
its manipulations that
be the greatest cause for
Analyzing the vote...
Three challenges for whoever
the transition period -- a CNN
analysis of the brotherhood's political
maneuvering: "If the Brotherhood feels that it must move to the center -- to
reassure liberal skeptics and the international community -- then it will. If it
feels it needs to move to the right -- to compete with Salafis -- then it will
do that instead. But it could also do both, conceding some things to liberals
while reasserting religious credentials to rally its conservative base. Already,
this is the approach -- whether by design or default -- for which the
Brotherhood appears to be opting."
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