Egypt announced plans to promote cycling in an effort to cut down on pollution and encourage healthier lifestyles.
A government statement sed its “bicycle for every citizen” initiative would give people the chance to buy bikes at affordable prices – lower than the market rate.
The scheme will be launched in the Cairo area first.
Increasing fuel and transportation costs may tempt commuters to consider cheaper options but there are fears Cairo’s heat and unruly traffic might put some off switching to a bike.
CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.
Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.