Home » Posts tagged with » Egypt

Nile dam saga: US Trump calls Egypt’s Sisi

US President Donald Trump has spoken with Egypt’s  Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with regard to the ongoing dispute over the Grand Renaissance Dam being built in Ethiopia Washington has been hosting talks between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan – but Ethiopia skipped the latest round of negotiations last week. The East African nation accused the US of […]

Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, others confirm first coronavirus cases

Health authorities in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria have confirmed first coronavirus cases in their respective countries.   The latest to announce their first cases Monday were Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal.   Italy has been the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe and Africa. According to health authorities in both Morocco and Tunisia, […]

Read More

Egypt keen to export military, civil industrialization know-how to senegal

Egypt Tuesday said it is interested in sharing its military and civil industrialization expertise with Senegal. Mohamed al-Assar, Egyptian Minister of State for Military Production received in Cairo Tuesday Senegalese Minister of the Armed Forces, Sidiki Kaba to discuss joint cooperation in the fields of military and civil industrialization. Assar expressed Egypt’s eagerness to cooperate […]

Read More

Egyptian court gives life sentence for IS-linked militants

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced 37 people to jail for joining or supporting the Islamic State (IS) group in the Sinai Peninsula. The defendants were accused of planning attacks and spreading IS ideology. Eight of them were handed life sentences. Egypt has for years been struggling to contain an Islamic insurgency spearheaded by a […]

Read More

Libya: GNA reins in Egypt for hostage-linked comments

Libya: GNA reins in Egypt for hostage-linked comments

UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) Monday laid into Egypt after president Fattah al-Sisi accused the internationally recognized Libyan administration of being held hostage by militia. In speaking at World Youths Forum in Sharm el Sheikh on Sunday, the Egyptian leader indicated that the GNA is “unable to have a free and real will because […]

Read More

Forum on peace, security in Africa kicks off in Egypt

The first Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development kicked off on Wednesday in the upper Egyptian city of Aswan. The forum aims to address the interconnections between peace and development in Africa while promoting Africa-led solutions. The initiative is being launched by the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in his capacity as the Chairman […]

Read More

Egypt: Tourism revenue surges to a record

Egypt’s tourism revenues have increased to $12.5 billion in FY2018-2019, tourism minister Rania Al-Mashat said this week in an interview with Bloomberg. According to Al-Mashat, these are the highest tourist revenues in the history of Egypt. Tourism is one of the main pillars of Egyptian economy and is an important source of foreign currency creating […]

Read More

Egypt continues empowering agriculture in African countries

Egypt nourishes the ambition to enhance the competitive ability of the African countries’ produce and their economic development. In this vein, the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs focused on cooperating with African countries in many fields especially agriculture. To corroborate this ambition, the Ministry of agriculture has established […]

Read More

Remarkable absence of Salah Mohamed amidst Pharaohs against Kenya and Comoros

Mohamed Salah will miss two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The information was revealed by Egypt’s soccer federation on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The Liverpool forward has an ankle injury and cannot play with Egyptian team for games against Kenya on November 14 and Comoros on November 18. The federation’s statement indicates Egypt Coach Hossam El-Badry […]

Read More

Egyptian smartphone maker SICO to start exports to Germany

Egypt’s first smartphone maker, SICO, will begin exporting its devices to Germany in November as part of its expansion plan to sell its products in Europe, the group said. SICO which already exports to the Gulf manufacturers a range of 3G/4G mobile phones and smartphones which include the Nile X smartphone which is manufactured by […]

Read More