African Union

Egypt takes part in 38th ordinary summit of AUDA-NEPAD

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 01:55 GMT

The projects led by Egypt on the AU-level include electricity linkage among African countries, and the Vic-Med Project.

Egyptian minister highlights facts on Ethiopian Dam's floodgates, turbines

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 10:13 GMT

The minister added that Egypt heading to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is not ruled out.

US: African Union-sponsored talks on GERD must resume urgently

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 05:14 GMT

The US said it also believed that the 2015 Declaration of Principles signed by each of the three concerned countries and the July 2020 statement by the AU Bureau are important foundations for these negotiations.

Sisi tells Congolese president Egypt will not accept harm to its water security

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 08:24 GMT

Sisi affirmed Egypt's support to GERD negotiations under the African Union auspices and with the participation of international partners

Egyptian, Croatian FMs discuss economic ties, Ethiopian Dam

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received a phone call from Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlic-Radman Monday.

Egypt maintained political will to launch serious GERD talks, reach deal, FM tells Senegal's president

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 09:36 GMT

As he met with Senegalese President Macky Sall in Dakar, Shoukry affirmed the need to reach this agreement on GERD in a way that serves the rights and interests of the three countries, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read on Thursday.

Egypt’s FM hands Sisi messages on GERD to Nigerien, Senegalese presidents

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 09:59 GMT

Niger and Senegal are Shoukry’s fourth and fifth stops in his tour that included DR Congo, the current chair of the African Union

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 FM hands Sisi’s message on GERD to Comoros president

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 07:50 GMT

Shoukry’s visit to Comoros is his second stop in an African six-nation tour that includes DR Congo, the current chair of the African Union, as well as Senegal, Tunisia, South Africa and Kenya.

Sudan calls for adopting ‘new approach’ on GERD negotiations

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 02:53 GMT

Sudan Foreign Minister Mariam al Sadek called for adopting ‘new approach’ on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations that kicked off in Kinshasa Sunday.

FM Shoukry says Egypt urges prioritizing political solutions to disputes in Africa

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 10:55 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry underlined, Thursday Egypt’s stance as regards prioritizing political solutions to disputes in Africa.

Egypt’s FM: No contacts with Ethiopia on GERD outside African Union

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 09:23 GMT

"There were no contacts outside the framework of the African Union," Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said.

Egypt’s president urges ensuring fair coronavirus distribution, backing African health systems

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 08:50 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli delivered the speech on behalf of President Sisi before a virtual meeting of the African Union (AU) Summit Bureau

'Security issues in Africa are often caused by structural weakness': AU high rep. for Silencing the Guns

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 05:38 GMT

African Union High Representative for Silencing the Guns Ramtane Lamamra made the statement Tuesday in Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

Congolese official visits Egypt to discuss Ethiopian Dam within AU chairmanship

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The Egyptian side expressed support to a Sudanese proposal.

Sisi urges fair coronavirus vaccine distribution for African states

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 08:42 GMT

Sisi underscored the need to secure the necessary funding and logistic support to help the African countries face the pandemic repercussions at the economic, health and social levels.

Egypt’s president raises GERD, vaccination files at 34th African Union summit

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 06:17 GMT

Sisi welcomed an invitation directed to Egypt to join the union’s Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT).

Egypt takes part in meetings preparing for African Union Summit on Feb. 6-7

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 09:43 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry took part Wednesday in the meetings of the Executive Council of the African Union held via video conferencing.

Sisi, Ramaphosa discuss Renaissance Dam developments, negotiations

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi congratulated his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa for his country's successful presidency of the African Union (AU) in 2020, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

Congolese President promises to work on solving GERD issue while chairing AU

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 03:19 GMT

President of Democratic Republic of Congo Félix Tshisekedi said that he will work hard during his tenure chairing the African Union to solve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ongoing issue.