African Union

Africa counting on Egypt’s COP27 presidency to advance continent’s climate interests: AU commissioner

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 02:28 GMT

Sacko’s remarks came in a meeting with Ambassador Mohamed Gad, Egypt’s ambassador to Addis Ababa and permanent representative to the AU, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry lights up HQ to celebrate Africa Day

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 09:05 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry headquarters was illuminated on Wednesday to mark Africa Day, which annually falls on May 25.

On Africa Day: What difference Egypt has made in continent’s path toward security, peace, development

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 01:17 GMT

As the world is marking on Wednesday the 2022 Africa Day with its theme centered around the importance of addressing malnutrition and food insecurity, Egypt has pledged to continue cooperation with African people to achieve insecurity and resolve decades-long disputes.

Happy Africa Day!

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 11:07 GMT

On May 25 of each year, African countries celebrate Africa Day.

United Nations, African Union, Arab League, Muslim World League condemn terror attack in Egypt's Sinai

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The terror attack was launched Saturday against a water lifting plant on the eastern bank of the Suez Canal in Sinai, killing 11 military men and injuring five.

GERD: A year since talks collapsed

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Since the Kinshasa talks collapsed, Ethiopia has embarked on a series of unilateral acts that are believed to have a grave effect on the two downstream countries.

Egypt’s Sisi appreciates choosing Egypt as one of mRNA technology recipients, calls on world financial bodies to support African countries in medical field

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 11:31 GMT

President Sisi’s call was stated in his speech at the WHO Session on Vaccine Technology and Health Systems, on the sidelines of the EU-AU summit in Brussels.

Issues to be addressed by Egypt's president in 6th EU-AU Summit disclosed

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 04:00 GMT

Spokesperson of the Egyptian Presidency Bassam Rady revealed to press Tuesday the topics President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will focus on in his speech Thursday.

Egypt keen on voicing Africa's aspirations over climate change in COP 27: FM

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 10:23 GMT

The minister asserted in his speech that Egypt is keen on voicing the concerns and aspirations of the African continent during COP 27 it is hosting in Sharm El Sheikh in November.

Egypt's Shoukry stresses Egypt's supportive stance for Palestinian cause

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 01:36 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry underlined Egypt's support for the Palestinian cause, highlighting the importance of paving the ground to resume negotiations in order to establish an independent Palestinian state.

Egypt’s Sisi calls for clear African strategy to eliminate terrorism

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 05:08 GMT

President Sisi also affirmed “Egypt's readiness to provide more support at the bilateral level or through the AU mechanisms,” Madbouli continued.

AU Peace and Security Council highlights CCCPA’s role in climate responses for peace on continent

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 10:48 GMT

The communiqué was adopted at the AU PSC meeting held on 26 November 2021, under the theme “Climate Change and Security: The Need for an Informed Climate-Security-Development Nexus for Africa.”

African ministers recommend benefiting from Egypt’s experience in combating terrorism

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 01:05 GMT

Those were participating in the eighth High-level Political Forum 2021 (HLPF 2021) of the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC).

Themes of concept sessions held by Egypt during chairmanship of AU Peace and Security Council showcased

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 11:15 GMT

Equally, other activities pertinent to conflicts on the continent took place.

Ongoing conflict in Ethiopia to put Africa in peril: AU

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 09:00 GMT

AU Chair and President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi condemned in a message the use of force in that conflict.

Egyptian FM chairs AU Peace and Security Council’s session on countering extremism

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 02:25 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry chaired on Monday the African Union’s (AU) Peace and Security Council’s session on countering extremist ideology and terror finance, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Egyptian president stresses negotiations, legal binding agreement on Ethiopian Dam in meeting with Congolese counterpart

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 09:17 GMT

They met on the sidelines of summit meetings taking place within the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow.

Egypt stresses peace, development in EU-AU ministerial meeting

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 12:22 GMT

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for African Affairs Hamdy Loza attended Tuesday the second meeting of the foreign ministers of the African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) member states.

Negotiations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam almost ‘stalled’: Egypt’s Irrigation Minister

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 01:52 GMT

Egypt's Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said, Monday that the current negotiations situation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] are almost ‘stalled’.

On going communications to resume GERD negotiations: Egypt’s FM Shoukry

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 09:52 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Friday, The Republic Democratic of Congo (DRC), which chairs the African Union for this year, is currently communicating with all three countries related to the issue of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in order to resume negotiations.