Construction moving at snail's pace on Egypt's huge new capital in the desert

The Central Business District (CBD) project in Egypt's new administrative capital, on 19 July 2022.
The Central Business District (CBD) project in Egypt's new administrative capital, on 19 July 2022. © CSCEC Egypt /Xinhua via AFP
Egyptian President Abdelfattah al-Sisi's mega-project east of Cairo is still stalling due to a lack of buyers. The inauguration of the city in the middle of the desert has already been postponed several times. [...] (491 words)
Issue dated 05/10/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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