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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 […]

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 […]

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Egypt: Rice production to meet local demand until end of current financial budget

Egypt is expected to produce 4 million tons of the T rice, enough to cover national needs over current financial budget that ends June 30 next year, Reuters reports. The yield, according to Alaa Khalil, the head of the crop institute of the ministry surpasses last year harvest put at 2.7 million tons. Egypt, Reuters […]

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TICAD VII: Egypt strikes deal with Japan’s leading bank to boost mutual investments

Egypt’s General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) has penned a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan’s top banking group in a move that will enable both sides to increase mutual investments, Zawya news reports. Egypt’s minister of investment Sahar Nasr according to the media made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday. The MoU […]

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Ghana to host African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat

The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) has selected Ghana as the host country for the Secretariat of the African Continental (AfCFTA) Free Trade Area. The announcement was made on Sunday, 7 July 2019, during the 12th AU Extraordinary Summit held in Niamey, the capital of Niger, after Ghana […]

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Libya: GNA-aligned HCS accuses Egypt for death of at least 40 migrants in air strike

Head of the Libya’s High Council of State, HCS, aligned with the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has held Egypt responsible for the bombing of a migrant camp in Tripoli in which at least 40 illegal migrants had been killed, Libya Express reports. A drone airstrike believed carried out by the self-proclaimed Libyan National […]

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AFCON: Egypt kicks Amr Warda out following alleged sexual harassment

Egypt have booted out midfielder Amr Ward embroiled in an alleged sexual scandal as the national squad qualify for the second round of the AFCON tournament. The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) in a statement said the 25-year-old player has been dismissed over indiscipline. “The head of the Egyptian Football Federation, Hani Abu Reda, has decided […]

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UAE investments in Egypt reach $6.66 billion in 2018

UAE investments in Egypt slightly went up in 2018 to reach $6.66 billion compared to $6.513 billion in 2017. The figures were disclosed by UAE ambassador to Cairo Gomaa Mubarak al-Junaibi during the fourth meeting of the UAE investors in Egypt. With a total of $6.66 billion investment last year, the UAE stands out as […]

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Egypt: private electricity producers gear up for the world’s largest solar installation

Oslo Stock Exchange-listed energy company, Scatec Solar, has commissioned a 65-megawatt photovoltaic power plant within the Benban complex in eastern Egypt. According to local media, the Norwegian company is preparing to build five additional power plants, with a total capacity of 400 MW, as part of this solar megaproject in the North African nation. The […]

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EIB invests €495 million in transport, energy, internet across Africa

The European Investment Bank has formally agreed a total of €495 million of new financing for three projects to support sustainable transport, clean energy and internet access projects in North, West and East Africa. The three projects, signed at the summit attended by heads of state and government from across Africa and Europe, earlier this […]

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