• Egypt: African Commission Pressures to Stop Unlawful Death Row Executions

    Five men accused of terror attacks on security and armed forced were hanged Tuesday one week after the execution of 15 other men in the two prisons in the Sinai. Those executed Tuesday were sentenced to death...

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  • Cairo, Addis Ababa Fail to Reach Deal over Nile Dispute

    Egypt and Ethiopia have so far been unable to solve their row over $4 billion Ethiopian dam project on the Nile River. Egyptian authorities say the dam will reduce its share of the waters flowing down from...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Senegal: Qatar signs MoU to cement ties

    Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and his host Macky Sall oversaw signing of a series Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries as the Qatar leader seeks to expand the international influence of the...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Egypt: Liverpool’s Salah named BBC African footballer of the year

    On Monday, Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah won undeniably BBC African Footballer of the Year Award beating four other contenders including club teammate Sadio Mané. Salah, 25, was voted online by BBC and football fans in his first...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Mohammed VI-A: First Observation Satellite for Civilian Purposes Launched

    Morocco has launched its first observation satellite designed mainly for civilian purposes, surveillance of the country’s borders and the monitoring of desertification in the region. The launch service provider Arianespace added that it would be also used...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Nigeria: Abuja confirms death of 26 female migrants on Mediterranean

    The federal government has confirmed the ‘tragic’ death 26 Nigerian migrants, all female, on the Mediterranean after their bodies were found by a Spanish war vessel. The dead according a statement issued by the foreign ministry were...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Egypt: Al-Sisi pledges faithfulness to constitution ruling out third term

    President al-Sisi Monday vowed to remain faithful to Egypt’s two-term presidential tenure should he win next year elections at time prominent critics are jailed or forced into exile. Speaking in interview with US CNBC aired on Monday,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Al-Sisi surrounded by human rights abuses during visit to France

    The French government on Monday provided a boost to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, giving him a warm welcome to France, amid pressure and criticism from rights groups over Egypt’s human rights abuses. The visit of the...

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  • Egypt: Agricultural exports record 13.9 Percent growth in 2017

    Egypt has exported 4.1 million tons of agricultural products over the first nine months of 2017, spokesperson for the Agriculture Ministry, Hamid Abdel Dayim said. The 13.9% increase from last year’s exports (3.6 million tons) comes as...

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  • Istiqlal Party left Morocco’s Islamist-led coalition

    The secular centre-right Istiqlal party announced that five of its six ministers had resigned. It is not clear if Education Minister Mohammed el-Ouafa has followed his partners or not. Istiqlal party  is the second-largest party in parliament...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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