Major and interesting stories come up all over different locations. These live stories are a good idea for those looking for a theme for their films and for those doing research on certain issues. Because of our local presence in different countries, we are able to find out the authenticity of such stories and also help you cover these stories. Please contact us for more information
Over the years, several people have been involved in the excavation and discovery of antiquities in Egypt. The family of Ali El-Silik has devoted their lives in the excavation of antiquities since 1904. For many generations. The members of this family have been involved in the processes of cleaning, restoration and transformation. . Al-El-Silik is the vice president of excavation workers syndicate. His experience in the field is undeniable. His brother is also working a restore in the Egyptian museum. His sister also works as an inspector of monuments. Over the years, this family has shown a lot of love for the pharaohs and history of Egypt. It is said that this family was involved in the discovery of the karnak temple cachette that was found with 15 statues of kings and gods in 1989. Ali El-Silik also discovered a group of ushabti statues, a room that had a tomb of woodn chil that resembles Ahmose the high priest of Amun, the garden close to Ghauti tomb that belonged to son of Horus and many more.
Also known as little Damascus. This neighborhood is found in the southern part of Cairo. It is inhabited by several Syrians who came into the country as refugees. The street is very popular for its lifestyle. Several Syrians have settled and prospered in the neighborhood. The street is filled with Syrian delicacies and decorated in Syrian culture. The refuges have set up businesses in this street that have boomed and attracted several people from all over the country to visit the neighborhood. The stories of prosperity in this neighborhood are to look out for as many of the people here had to push their way to success despite the hardships of their refugee statuses.
Egypt is known for having magnificent and incredible monuments that have been discovered from the early ancient times of the country. For some time now with help from Japan, museums and archeological sites in Egypt have set up restoration activities to bring the monuments back to life and preserve them better. The process is done in laboratories that are set up in these museums. The Grand Egyptian museum that is set to open up very soon has one of the biggest restoration centers in the country. Its laboratories amount to 26. The national museum of Egyptian civilization that focuses on the early civilization of Egypt also has several monuments being restored. The Antiquities in this museum depict the historical periods of Egypt. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is also a place where this activity can be filmed. It has the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities all over the world. The museum has a lab that is focused on restoring the antiquities of Kin Tutankhamun. Specialized technology is being used for this process to ensure the safety and proper restoration of the monuments.
The standards of living in Africa are something to take interest. the social and economic welfare and the big gap in resources have played a big role in the livelihoods of the people. The way people make a living and sustain their livelihoods is very enlightening. Several people have had to venture into the so-called dirty jobs that require a lot of hard work with little pay. In several African countries, you will find people on the streets selling items to earn a living. People have set up small scale industries and have made income in things and activities that seemed impossible. Some fail while others flourish. The different stories of struggle to earn a living would make a great topic for you.
Over the years several projects have been set up by organizations and companies. These projects are usually et up to achieve certain social and economic development goals. These projects are usually taken up by mostly NGOs. These include feeding orphans, refugees, building infrastructure. Setting up systems to help people find jobs, restore lives of those affected by disaster. Several partners come together to fund such projects and so much happens from the first stage to the completion. Several factors also affect and determine the success level of these projects. If you have any project in mind or something similar that you would like to film don’t hesitate to contact us .
Africa is known for its diverse cultures and tribes of people. Different countries have different cultures and history to be captured. As the times changes, the ways and traditions of people also change. We have seen several cultures being diluted to fit into the world of modernization. Some have maintained their ways while some have completely lost who they are. Shooting the modernization of culture is an opportunity to see the contrasting ways and how much traditions have changed and the factors that pushed this change.
The Uganda Martyrs pilgrims are Christians majorly of the catholic domain that moves from different places to head to the Ugandan martyr’s shrine in Namugongo every year. These pilgrims start their journey in the months of April and May with the aim of reaching the shrine by 3rd June which is the day set aside to celebrate the martyrs who died fighting and believing in their faith. Their act encouraged several believers to stay strong in their faith and eventually these martyrs were titled saints. The pilgrims make these long journeys with beliefs that this act will get them miracles, some even go ahead to fetch water from the shrine with beliefs that it heals diseases and they can get blessings from it. During this journey, the pilgrims have several stop overs in different areas and mostly spend the nights in churches. This journey of faith can be filmed from the beginning to the end.