Africa

Egypt, Turkey 'to evaluate outcome of exploratory consultations'

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 03:51 GMT

Egypt and Turkey issued a joint statement Thursday on the two-day "exploratory consultations" held on May 5-6 in Cairo with the aim of examining chances to normalize relations.

Egyptian, Mali FMs confer over cooperation on international scale, counterterrorism

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 08:47 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received on Wednesday Malian counterpart Zeini Moulaye in Cairo to discuss bolstering bilateral ties in different fields.

In serious escalation, Ethiopian cabinet designates Tigray People Liberation Front terrorist organization

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) was once part of the ruling regime in Ethiopia.

Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development sends aid for explosion victims in Equatorial Guinea

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 12:26 GMT

The agency has already been cooperating with the fellow African country for years.

Egypt's FM concludes African tour discussing GERD in Tunisia

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 02:47 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs delivered a letter from President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to his Tunisian counterpart Kais Saied on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Thursday.

BREAKING: Chad president assassinated by militants from North

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 11:11 GMT

Chad President Idriss Deby was assassinated Tuesday by militants from the North after 30 years in rule and on the same day of reelection.

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.

Egypt's foreign affairs minister embarks on African tour to deliver updates of Renaissance Dam negotiations

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 08:23 GMT

Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry embarked on Sunday on an African tour to update several countries on the developments of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Egypt's FM meets UN Special Envoy to Libya

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 11:26 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Wednesday Ján Kubiš in the ministry's headquarters in Cairo.

Egypt displays to Security Council work on African Great Lakes as chair of Peacebuilding Commission

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 10:30 GMT

Such efforts are aimed at backing the new UN regional strategy on the region, and relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

FM presents Ethiopian Dam developments to UN secretary general, contends Egypt's stance on filling, operation

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

The minister also reiterated the risk posed by continuous Ethiopian unilateral acts, particularly carrying out the second filling without agreement, and the impact of that on the security and stability of the region.

Chance of Renaissance Dam collapse is 50% due to Ethiopian geology: academic

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 12:20 GMT

"The [Renaissance] dam is located in a geological nature that is one of a kind," Swelam pointed out.

Egypt's irrigation minister clarifies status of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty gave Saturday a TV interview to Amr Adib to clarify the status of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.

Implementation of Egyptian-Sudanese railway to begin in July

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The minister was in a visit to Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese side upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

FM clarifies when Egypt will resort to UN Security Council over Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 12:22 GMT

The minister spoke in a phone-in on April 11, 2021.

Sudan reiterates not ceding Fashaqa district to Ethiopia

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 10:10 GMT

The lieutenant-general made the statement while addressing officers and soldiers at the Sudanese Armed Forces.

Egypt-Japan University provides 150 scholarships for postgraduate studies in Africa

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 03:55 GMT

First Vice President of the Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology Masaki Suzuki said that the university is providing 150 scholarships for postgraduate studies in Africa.

Egypt sends baby formula to Burundi as aid

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:41 GMT

Upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced Thursday that a jet carrying baby formula as aid is heading to Burundi.

Egypt wishes to resume Ethiopian dam negotiations holding onto water rights fundamentals: min.

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 11:13 GMT

Abdel Aty warned against the massive repercussions that will not be accepted by Egypt.

Egypt to hold 1st training program for municipal African officials

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 03:26 GMT

This will be done through virtual education technology on April 2-6.

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