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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to participate in mini-summit on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Tuesday

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 03:27 GMT

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are expected to participate in a mini-summit on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Tuesday, as part of the African Union-sponsored negotiations.

Egypt’s Sisi to S.African counterpart: Reaching comprehensive, legal deal on GERD inevitable

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 11:34 GMT

President Sisi voiced his rejection of any unilateral measures that would harm Egypt's water rights, expressing his appreciation for President Ramaphosa’s efforts in this regard.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia opt for consensus on GERD via dialogue, unilateral actions excluded

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The three countries agreed to resolve the outstanding problems regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) via dialogue.

Sisi to Ramaphosa: Egypt rejects Ethiopia's unilateral steps regarding Renaissance Dam

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The two leaders tackled Egypt's request to the UN Security Council to intervene in the issue of the dam to reach a fair and balanced agreement that takes into account the interests of all parties.

Sudan, S.Africa seek to resume tripartite talks on GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:50 GMT

They affirmed that the controversial issue of the dam can be solved only via negotiations, according to a statement from the Sudanese cabinet on Wednesday.

Egyptian, South African FMs urge continental cooperation against coronavirus

Wed, 06 May 2020 - 01:24 GMT

In a phone call, Shoukry and Pandor stressed the importance of coordinating efforts of the African nations to face the novel coronavirus, which has killed almost 260,000 people worldwide and has been contracted by over 3,755,713.

Marsa Alam Airport receives exceptional flight carrying 75 stranded Egyptians

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 03:14 GMT

This exceptional flight was operated amid the suspension of flights at the Egyptian airports, in light the coronavirus spread.

U.S. sanctions Iran, seeks release of Americans amid coronavirus outbreak

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:45 GMT

While he did not name them, Pompeo said the step included blacklisting Iran’s armed forces social security investment company and its director for investing in sanctioned entities.

INTERVIEW - Zoleka Mandela: A story of a fighter for road safety

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 02:48 GMT

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.

Cape Town restaurant wins Guinness world milkshake record

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 03:48 GMT

With a total 207 varieties on their menu, Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers and Ribs has a milkshake to satisfy every sugarholic.

Egypt’s presidency releases video on its AU chairmanship

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 10:59 GMT

The presidency’s media center released on Saturday a mini-documentary showcasing the achievements of Egypt as the African Union (AU) chair over the past year.

Sisi arrives in Addis Ababa to hand over AU Presidency to S.Africa

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 09:32 GMT

President Sisi will participate in the AU Peace and Security Council meeting on Libya, the meeting of African mechanism for Western Sahara, and the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)’s Forum of Heads of State and Government.

Egyptian, S.African FMs hold talks on Renaissance Dam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The meeting also tackled the bilateral relations between two countries and the mutual cooperation in AU topics, atop of which the AU Peace Fund, Hafez continued.

Son of late Islamic preacher Ahmed Deedat shot in head in South Africa

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Youssef Ahmed Deedat, the son of the Islamic Preacher Ahmed Deedat, was shot in the head outside Verulam Family Court in Durban city in South Africa.

Ethiopia asks for South Africa’s mediation in Renaissance Dam talks

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 03:51 GMT

Ramaphosa welcomed the mediation role, saying “What is pleasing is that both countries are willing to discuss this matter and find solutions.”

South African president gives keynote speech in Cairo

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 01:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Tuesday his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa in Ittihadiya presidential palace.

Egypt signs "Yaoundé Declaration" on tax transparency: Finance ministry

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 12:01 GMT

The move puts the country in a list of some African countries including, Cameron, Uganda, Ghana, Congo, South Africa, Morocco and Tunisia.

South African trade minister in Cairo for Africa 2019 Conference

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 10:34 GMT

The two-day event, organized by the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation in cooperation with the foreign and trade ministries, is set to be attended by more than 66 figures.

U-23 AFCON Semi-finals to be hold on Cairo stadium

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 09:54 GMT

The Organizing Committee of the African Under-23 Nations Cup has decided to hold two semi-final matches at Cairo Stadium.

Egyptian Olympic team continues preparations for South Africa

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 09:07 GMT

Egypt's Olympic team performed their first training session in preparation for Tuesday's match against South Africa.

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