Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission (AUC) Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid speaks about COVID-19’s grave impact on the continent, the latter’s “exemplary” actions throughout the crisis, and how Coronavirus presents a chance for Africa to grow better and stronger.
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing the most severe global health and economic crisis in at least seven decades, Egypt has been one of the countries whose approach to contain the pandemic and maintain a resilient economy has been singled out on a global level.
Abou-Zeid was also selected among the 50 Most Influential Women in Africa in 2012 by the Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Group.
A debate has been raised after a list with the names of 54 million registered voters, who did not cast their ballots in the 2020 Senate elections, was sent to prosecution to be fined L.E. 500 or less.
Ambassador of New Zealand to Egypt Greg Lewis wrote on his official Twitter account about a day trip he made to Ismailia city, which is famous for the best types of mangoes.
Mashaly’s father told him to give his life to the poor and not to charge them in return for treatment.
The polls were postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19, leaving Ethiopia in a constitutional limbo.
"Egypt will grow around 2 percent, as on the eve of the pandemic Egypt had a high growth rate. It was 5.6 percent in the first half of the last fiscal year," said World Bank’s Country Director Marina Wes.
Egypt has released a coexistence plan to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic over the coming period, stressing the importance of abiding by precautionary measures while preparing to gradually resume normal life cycle.
Hit by painful experiences of sexual abuse, breast cancer, alcohol and drug addiction, Zoleka Mandela, 39, opened up to Egypt Today about how she turned her life.
“For the first time, and amid rapid urbanization, more than half a billion people are added to Africa’s urban population by 2040,” AU commissioner said.
The relations between Egypt and Mali started in 1960 after Mali’s independence.
“I am impressed by the progress made now in Egypt, since I was in Egypt last time 10 years ago," said Swedish Minister of Transport.
World Bank's VP Diop urgedt governments to adopt a holistic approach in order to achieve road safety goal.
“They [Egypt] have the motivation and understanding of it, and of course what we will be able to give, we will give them,” Todt added.
“Enough is enough,” said Omrani, adding that “it is time to take actions, no more fake promises, no more false commitments.”
His Majesty the King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf inaugurated the conference and made introductory remarks on roads safety.
"We are working to reduce the number of vehicles to achieve safer roads," Equatoguinean Minister Nsue Medja.
The attention paid by governments to coronavirus is a demonstration that governments can move towards an issue when they have the will, said WHO’s Krug.
Both Sweden and Egypt, share a common agenda when it comes to making transport systems more effective and safer, said Swedish Ambassador to Egypt.