Entomological Society of Egypt

I have spent a lot of time in Cairo looking for old museums to visit: Agricultural, Postal, Medical, Ethnographic, etc. However, one that has always eluded me is the Entomological museum, housed in this building on Ramses Street, near the Gamal Abdel Nasser Metro station. I have been inside the building a few times but…

1952-1962 Ten Years of Broadcasting in Egypt

On 23rd July 1962, the 10th anniversary of the 1952 revolution, the Egyptian State Broadcaster published a history of the Radio and Television under Nasser. It is an official publication and one that unquestionably presents an idealised (/propagandised) version of period. Because of this, it is a fascinating document of what the aims on Nasserist…