Africa

Egypt supports African accreditation system with international recognition: Trade min.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 02:55 GMT

The minister made the remarks during a speech he delivered Monday at the opening session of the general assembly meetings of the African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC), which is hosted by Egypt.

Emigration Ministry prioritizes contacting communities in Africa

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 10:02 GMT

The emigration ministry pointed out in a statement on Friday that the minister’s remarks came at her meeting with Egypt’s newly-appointed ambassador to Kenya Wael Attia.

Egypt treats thousands of Africas from Hepatitis C

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:38 GMT

Egypt would run for the leadership of the group to work on accelerating the eradication of hepatitis C by 2030, in line with the achievement of the United Nations sustainable development goals and the goals of the World Health Organization.

PPPs can contribute effectively in achieving green economic, social development in Africa: Mohieldin

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:11 GMT

Mohieldin said that despite the fact that only 3 percent of Africa contributes to global warming, the continent's people and economies are suffering from climate change may double this rate.

Aswan prepares to host Int'l Dates Festival in October

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 08:01 GMT

Aswan Governorate is preparing to host one of the most prominent economic and investment events in Egypt; the International Dates Festival in October.

Egypt's Minister of Environment: African continent will witness massive social, economic change by 2050

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 05:33 GMT

The Egyptian initiative sits the ambition to treat and recycle at least 50% of solid waste generated in Africa by 2050, which will contribute to reducing the generation of greenhouse gases resulting from such waste, and reduce the overall impacts of waste pollution on human health, biodiversity, food systems and resource scarcity.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment: Voice of Africa's Initiatives Echoes from Egypt at Cop27

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 02:46 GMT

Between 2010-2022, the number of Africans affected by droughts amounted to at least 172.3 million, and the ones affected by floods amounted to 43 million, the Minister said.

More than $500B will be required in Africa to achieve universal energy access by 2030: UN

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 10:38 GMT

This came during her speech at the Egypt International Cooperation Forum (Egypt-ICT2022) and the African Ministers of Finance, Economy, and Environment Meeting for the COP27.

Egypt eyes medical tourism from Africa, Arab World

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 02:35 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare Ahmed al-Sobky told press Thursday that the entity works on creating a strong consortium of private and public hospitals.

Egypt, Djibouti hold talks on potential partnerships in electricity sector

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Resources Mohamed Shaker met Monday with Djibouti Energy Minister Yonis Ali Guedi.

Egypt, Madagascar mull MoU on water projects

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 11:55 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hany Sweilam met Monday with Madagascar Minister of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Ravokatra Fidiniavo.

Egypt's FM heads to Gabon

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 12:25 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs and COP 27 President-Designate Sameh Shokry headed Sunday to Gabon.

Egypt offers award on combating climate change impacts in Africa

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 08:11 GMT

The award will be given to winners from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member states.

Egypt congratulates Tunisia on new constitution, affirms solidarity with its people

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 01:35 GMT

The Tunisian Independent Supreme Elections Authority announced passing the new draft constitution through voting by the public.

Egyptian geologist reveals outcome of Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling using satellite image

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted on Facebook Tuesday a satellite image of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Chiefs of staff of Egypt, Comoros hold talks, sign cooperation MoU

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 10:30 GMT

Chief of Staff Osama Askar received Sunday his Comorian counterpart Youssef Ighad, who is heading a delegation that is holding a several-day visit to Egypt.

EgyptAir resumes flights to Libya's Mitiga airport after 8-year hiatus

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 05:43 GMT

However, the current flights are temporary.

Muslim World League delegation inspects accomplishments by 'Displaced Children Protection' project in Nigeria

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 11:24 GMT

The project was funded by the MWL and implemented in cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

White House invites Egyptian president to attend U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit scheduled for December

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 11:20 GMT

The invitation was delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Nicole Shampaine during the visit of the special envoy to the Horn of Africa to Cairo.

Egyptian ambassador to Sudan meets ruler of Darfur Region

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 06:56 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Sudan announced Tuesday that Ambassador Hossam Eissa had met Ruler of Darfur Region Minni Arko Minawi.

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