Africa

Sisi meets African judges ahead of establishing Union for African State Council and Administrative Courts

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 03:20 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told heads of African state councils and supreme administrative courts in Egypt to establish a union of their judicial institutions that the step would spread legal awareness and push African action.

Discussed: How Egypt protects routes of birds migrating from Europe to Africa

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 09:32 GMT

Egypt, especially the Red Sea, is one of the most important stops for birds migrating in the spring and autumn from Europe to Africa and vice versa.

Egypt remains top recipient of FDI in Africa for 5th year in a row

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 08:22 GMT

Egypt has remained as a top recipient of foreign direct investment in Africa for the fifth year in a row in 2020/2021, reaching $5.9 billion, which represents 53 percent of foreign direct investment directed to North Africa.

SCZONE main gateway to African countries: Japanese Ambassador to Cairo

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 02:31 GMT

The Japanese ambassador went on a site visit to watch Saraya project that includes a complex of factories on an area of ​​20,000 square meters with investments cost $10 million to produce Japanese sterilization supplies and cosmetics in Egypt.

Egypt unveils official logo of COP 27 Conference

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 09:10 GMT

The logo mixes the African and Egyptian cultural identities. It depicts the African sun embracing the Sun of Aten, whose rays shine on a new horizon, announced the Egyptian Ministry in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt hosts Africa-UN conference on oceans, outcomes to be presented at COP 27

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 01:11 GMT

The conference is attended by the representatives of relevant United Nations organizations and governmental institutions, as well as the private sector and civil society.

Swiss Envoy for Middle East, North Africa displays strategic priorities on region

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 12:08 GMT

Swiss Envoy for the Middle East and North Africa Wolfgang Bruelhart displayed Monday his country's strategic priorities on the region in 2021-2024.

'Egypt showed much lenience in negotiations on GERD filling, operation': Irrigation Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:56 GMT

That was during a meeting with the Japanese ambassador.

Study sheds light on Egypt's construction export opportunities

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 01:55 GMT

The Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS) published a study that recommends setting a comprehensive strategy on the matter.

Egyptian Food Bank helps securing 58M meals per month to low-income citizens regionally

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 01:28 GMT

Head of the Regional Food Banks Network Moez Shohdy stated Sunday that the Egypt-based NGO helped save 58 million cooked meals from getting wasted monthly.

Egyptian NGO sheds light on high number of terrorism victims in Africa in 1 month

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:55 GMT

Egypt-based Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights issued Wednesday its monthly report dubbed "Lens of Terror Operations on the African Continent" for March 2022.

Egypt, UN leverage new tools to put Africa in driver’s seat, identify regional priorities for addressing climate change

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 12:34 GMT

The meeting is part of Vera Songwe’s official mission to Cairo to participate in COP27 related discussions with the government officials and other stakeholders.

European Commission president calls Egypt's chief of state to discuss fallout of Ukrainian crisis

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 02:18 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received a phone call Sunday from President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.

Egypt to co-chair Global Counterterrorism Forum for 2 years

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 11:56 GMT

The Coordination Committee of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) endorsed Thursday the joint nomination.

Kazakhstan targets increasing exports to China, Africa through Egypt

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 12:48 GMT

Minister of Transport kamel al-Wazir received Tuesday Kazakhstan Ambassador to Egypt Khairat Lama Sharif to discuss cooperation in that realm.

France lauds Egypt's pivotal role in Africa

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 10:51 GMT

He praised the current fruitful cooperation between Paris and Cairo in the fields of health and the automotive industry, among others.

Egypt to host North Africa Trade Finance Summit on June 7-8

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 03:20 GMT

The theme is "Improving Trade Resilience Amid Series of Global Supply Chain Disruptions."

Egypt signs agreement to cooperate in renewable energy projects in number of African countries

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 05:25 GMT

The agreement was signed by Ayman Soliman, CEO of the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, and Telf Thorlevson, CEO of the Norwegian Investment Fund, and Raymond Carlsen, CEO of the Norwegian company Scatec..

Opinion - Out of conflict, a plan for Africa’s food security

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 05:57 GMT

A foreign war has exposed Africa’s chronic dependence on food imports and galvanized action to address the nexus between conflict, food insecurity and climate change, write Patrick Verkooijen, Anne Beathe Tvinnereim and Akinwumi Adesina

President Sisi receives phone call from UK PM Johnson, lauded relations between both countries

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 02:24 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a phone call, Monday from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson as they discussed relations between both countries.

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