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Memory of the day: Death of Egyptian politician Rawya Ateya in 1997

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 01:09 GMT

On May 9, many important events took place.

FM delivers message on Ethiopian Dam from Egyptian pres. to South African counterpart

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.

2 South African female giraffes in good health after quarantine: Giza Zoo

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 02:11 GMT

The two new female giraffes at Giza Zoo were announced to have finished their quarantine period on Thursday, and that they are now in good health, according to Director of Giza Zoo Maha Saber.

Male giraffe ‘Zizo’ suffered general body weaknesses before arrival in Egypt: Autopsy reveals

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 02:26 GMT

The male giraffe, which died recently at Giza Zoo a few days after it was imported from South Africa, has been suffering from general weakness for around three months before his arrival in Egypt.

Giza Zoo builds new house for South African giraffes in exchange for hippo, rams

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 12:29 GMT

Giza Zoo has finished preparing a new house for three young giraffes soon to arrive from South Africa, according to a Monday statement by the zoo.

South Africa’s President congratulates Mosimane on joining Al Ahly

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 01:59 GMT

Mosimane succeeded Swiss head coach, Rene Weiler, who coached the team this season and led them to win the Egyptian league title.

EgyptAir resumes direct flights to new five destinations

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 01:52 GMT

As yet, the number of the company’s world destinations increased to 47 stops.

Giza Zoo, major gardens to reopen Monday as coronavirus cases decline

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 11:45 GMT

The Giza Zoo, as well as a number of well-known gardens in the Greater Cairo will reopen for the public starting Monday, the Agriculture Ministry media adviser said, after months of closure over the spread of coronavirus.

President Ramaphosa thanks Egypt for supporting African coronavirus efforts

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 11:04 GMT

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday thanked Egypt for its efforts to combat the novel coronavirus and to support the African efforts in this regard.

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.