Egypt

Kenya/Egypt: Brave Harambee Stars Hold Pharaohs

Harambee Stars on Thursday displayed one of their finest performances in recent times to hold hosts Egypt to...

Kenya/Egypt: Harambee Stars Depart for 16 Hour Trip to Cairo

Nairobi — National football team Harambee Stars left Nairobi on Sunday night for a 16hr, 30 minutes trip...

Egypt: Women’s Squash Champion Hopes Winning More Than Male Peer Marks New Era

London — 'This is a big, big step for women. Hopefully other sports can see exactly what we...

Africa: From Cairo 1994 to Nairobi 2019-Reinvigorating the movement for rights and choices for all

NAIROBI, 8 November 2019 - World leaders, civil society and private sector gathering in Kenya to commit to...

Egypt: Mnuchin to Host Nile Dam Meeting in Washington

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is expected to host the foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, as...

Egypt/Ghana: Black Meteors Fly out to Egypt Today

A 19-man contingent of the Black Meteors side together with their technical team led by head coach Ibrahim...

Africa: The Rapid Decline in Civic Freedoms – 5 Countries to Keep an Eye On

Johannesburg — 2019 has been a year of protest. From Algeria, to Chile, to Hong Kong, ordinary people...

Egypt: Sudan Participates in Core Group Meetings in Cairo

Khartoum — The Foreign Minister, Asma Mohamed Abdalla, participated in meeting of the core group meeting in Cairo...

Egypt: EU Parliament Urges Tough Action Against Egypt’s Crackdown

On October 24, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) took aim at Egypt's brutal crackdown on human rights,...

Tanzania/Egypt: Yanga Face Uphill Task in Cairo

YOUNG Africans face an uphill task to progress into the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 loss to...

Egypt, Ethiopia Agree to Resume Talks Over Nile Dam Issue

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have agreed to immediately resume the work...

Sudan: FM Assistant Undersecretary Receives Egyptian Ambassador

Khartoum — The Assistant Undersecretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Ambassado Ilham Ibrahim Mohamed Ahmed, Thursday received the...

Ethiopia: U.S. Seeking to Mediate Feud Over Nile Dam

The Trump administration has invited the foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to Washington to discuss a...

Egypt Concerned About Ethiopian PM’s Military to Resolve Nile Dam Dispute

Egypt said on Tuesday it was shocked and "follows up with great concern" the reported statement by Ethiopian...

Ethiopia: Calming the Choppy Nile Dam Talks

Egypt and Ethiopia are exchanging harsh words over the dam the latter is building on the Blue Nile....

East Africa: Let Egypt Be Fair Over Nile

The importance of the River Nile to Egypt's survival cannot be gainsaid. Unfortunately for the giant north African...

Egyptian Journalist Esraa Abdel Fattah Arrested On False News Charges, Allegedly Tortured

Washington, D.c. — Egyptian authorities must immediately release imprisoned journalist Esraa Abdel Fattah, drop all charges against her,...

Kenya Wary of Rwanda, Egypt Ahead of Continental Cup

National beach volleyball teams are wary of Rwanda and Egypt ahead of the Continental Cup-cum-Sub Zonal Olympic qualifiers...

Africa: Moscow in Tricky Diplomatic Foray As It Takes Lead Role in Nile Water Mediation

In picking to mediate between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latest row over the filling up of the...

Egypt: Shell Aims to Operate Egypt Concessions in 2020

Royal Dutch Shell is aiming to start operating in its concession areas in Egypt in the second half...

In Egypt, Institutional Insanity Is the New Normal

Mohamed Abdellatif, a young Egyptian dentist, has been a friend of mine since we went to the same...

Kenya/Egypt: Fresh Twist to Avire’s Transfer as Kalekwa Demands His Release By Egyptian Club

John Avire is on the verge of rejoining Sofapaka after transfer talks with Egyptian club Tanta FC hit...

Egypt: Prominent Human Rights Defender Tortured As Crackdown Intensifies

Esraa Abdelfattah abducted in a van on Saturday night, before ordeal in National Security Agency custody One interrogator...

Sudan: Protest to Free Sudanese Youths From Egyptian Prison

Khartoum / Kassala — Hundreds of members of neighbourhood committees in Kassala and Khartoum protested the detention of...

Ethiopia: Govt Condemns Egyptian Proposal for Nile Water Usage

Ethiopia is condemning an Egyptian proposal for water allocation amid tense negotiations over the countries' use of Nile...

Nigeria: Lawan Canvasses Closer Ties Between Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for closer bilateral relationship between Nigeria, Egypt and Morocco. A...

Sudan: Minister of Defense Meets Ambassador of Egypt

Khartoum — The Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Jamal-Eddin Omer Mohamed, has affirmed firmness of the Sudanese -...

Ethiopia: Navigating Uncharted Water – the Nile Hype

True to the national narrative on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the Egyptian media has always been...

Ethiopia Denounces Egypt’s Latest Move On Dam As Disruptive, Pledges to Continue With Constructive Talks

A statement issued by Ethiopia following trilateral talked between the Water Affairs Ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan...

Egyptian Authorities Lift Security Measures in Cairo to Thwart Protests

Authorities in Egypt have lifted some of the security measures put in place in the capital Cairo in...

Egypt: Hundreds Arrested in Nationwide Crackdown

Beirut — Egyptian authorities have arrested nearly 2,000 people in a sweeping nationwide crackdown following anti-government protests that...

Sudan Rebels to Send Delegation to Khartoum After Successful Cairo Talks

Cairo — The Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) alliance of armed movements has announced the dispatch of a high-level...

Egypt: Stolen Gold Coffin of Ancient Priest Goes Home

Cape Town — The Egyptian relic is finally going home. According to BBC, the coffin was stolen and...

Egypt: Over a 1,000 Arrested in Egypt After Eruption of Anti-Sisi Protests

Egyptian authorities have detained around 1,100 people since the weekend after protests broke out late Friday across several...

Sudan: Egypt, Qatar to UN – ‘Sudan On Terror Backlist Inconsistent With Reality’

New York — Egypt and Qatar have added thier voices to a growing international chorus to remove Sudan...

Egypt: Protests in Egypt Show Trump’s Wrong About Al-Sisi

At the United Nations General Assembly meetings this week, US President Donald Trump praised Egyptian President Abdel Fattah...

Egypt: Somalia, Egypt and Kenya Leaders Hold Meeting in New York

The leaders of Somalia and Kenya have jointly agreed to work towards normalizing relations without any implications for...

Sudan: Al-Sisi – Name of Sudan Shall Be Removed From List of Countries Sponsoring Terrorism

New York — The Egyptian President, Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi, has stressed the importance of removing name of Sudan from...

Egypt: World Leaders At UN Must Confront Sisi Over Protests Crackdown

Birdshot and tear gas used against protesters, as hundreds arrested BBC News website was blocked duel to 'inaccurate'...

Egypt: How Far Will Sisi’s Government Go to Crush Protests?

Time and again, Egyptian security forces have responded to peaceful protests with harsh oppression. Rare public protests this...