Egypt Is Building Africa’s Tallest Building

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On one of the last patches of land along the Nile River in central Cairo, Egypt is constructing Africa’s tallest building. In a difficult feat of engineering, the project will twist from a thin triangular base to form a rectangular tower, rising 70...

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Egypt Approves Plan To Rebuild One Of World's Seven Wonders

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Plans to rebuild one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Pharos Lighthouse, have been approved by Egyptian authorities.

The feat of ancient engineering, which is also known as the Lighthouse of Alexandria, was completed aroun...

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Egypt Plans To Build new Capital In Desert

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The Egyptian government has announced plans to build a new capital to the east of the present one, Cairo. The project would cost US$ 45 billion and take 5 to 7 years to complete. This announcement was made on March 13 at an investment conference that...

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Egypt Unveiled Statue Of Amenhotep III

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Archaeologists unveiled a restored colossal statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake 3200 years ago at Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor. The statue showing him in a striding attitude was re-erected on the northern gate of the king'...

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The Oldest Pyramid In Egypt Is Being Destroyed By Its Own Restoration Team

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The oldest pyramid in Egypt, the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, is being destroyed by the very company the Egyptian government has hired to restore it. The roughly 4.600-year-old structure has been in trouble since an earthquake hit the region in 1992...

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