While the revolutionary tide has swept over much of the labour sector, Ismailia's Free Zone has seen reforms in name only as a fraction of people benefit at the expense of the rest.
Gas and petroleum companies in Idku. Investment or destruction?
The discovery of gas near Idku ten years ago encouraged gas and petroleum companies to invest in the area. However, waste from these companies polluted the environment, causing serious health and economic repercussions for residents of the area.