photoIn his latest cartoon published in the daily Al-Akhbar the day before he died, Mostafa Hussein wrote: “I ??don’t have time to finish this cartoon, forgive me. I will miss you”.

From 1974, Mostafa Hussein worked for Al-Akhbar, the 2nd Egyptian daily. Well-known as one of the greatest Egyptian cartoonists, he drew in duet with Ahmed Ragad, one proposing the idea, the other drawing.

Mostafa Hussein received numerous awards. He headed the Egyptian Society of Caricature since 1964, was editor of “Caricature magazine” since 1993 and director of the Union of Visual Arts since 2002.