Egypt’s local news digest Oct. 26: Egypt to purchase 420K tons of wheat from Russia, Romania; poultry sufficiency reaches 90%
Farmer Scott Wason holds a stalk of wheat during the harvest on his property near Roma, west of Brisbane, in this October 29, 2011 file photo (Reuters)

CAIRO: No more browsing from site to site, view the top local news stories on Oct.26 here:



Cairo sees moderate weather of 28°C

Official forecasters expected a moderate weather Wednesday in Cairo accompanied with low rains, Youm7 reported.

Temperature in Cairo will reach highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C.



Egypt to purchase 420K tons of wheat from Russia, Romania

The General Authority for Supply Commodities annoucned signing a contract to purchase 420,000 tons of wheat from Romania and Russia, Youm7 reported.



Egypt’s poultry sufficiency reaches 90%

Egypt’s self-sufficiency of poultry reached 90 percent with extra 850,000 tons each year; the rate exceeds 80 percent for dairy products with extra 5.6 million tons annually, annoucned a report by the Ministry of Agriculture.



Teachers investigated over causing severe injuries to students

A teacher in a Giza school is being investigated over attacking a child causing him severe injury after cutting 10 veins of his hand, Youm7 reported .

The teacher has suspended from work until investigations  authorities decide in her case.

Meanwhile, a techincal school has witnessed another violence incident after a teacher pushed a boy to the floor and put her leg on him, as his mother claims.

It was claimed that she carried out the assault as the student was talking in class. The school suspended the teacher and referred her to investigations .


Renowned Egyptian pianist Ramzi Yassa in Cairo for live concert

The Egyptian Pianist Ramzi Yassa arrived Tuesday in Cairo coming from Paris, as he is scheduled to give a concert on Oct. 29, Youm7 reported.

Yassa’s concert is held for a charity association, and will take place at the Manasterly Palace, an archaeological building in Cairo.

The outstanding pianist launched a concert career in Paris, and was the first Egyptian pianist to win a major piano competition “Paloma O’Shea.”

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