AfDB, Egypt push for innovation driven Africa
Committed to the development of the continent on all fronts, the African Development Bank (AfDB), and the Egyptian Government are championing a new push for Africans to work together towards building a new Africa driven by innovation and technology. The two parties, who spoke at the opening ceremony of the third Africa Science, Technology…
Rise of Liverpool, Egypt’s modest, hard-working superstar, Mohamed Salah
Mohammed Salah had already placed himself in Liverpool’s record books before a driving, darting run and angled finish for his second goal in Sunday’s thrilling 2-2 draw with Tottenham at Anfield was likened to a Lionel Messi moment. When manager Jurgen Klopp’s £34.3m summer signing from Roma scored his first, he became the fastest Liverpool…
Egypt: The Myth About Hippocrates And Other Interesting Facts
Ancient Egypt is popularly known as the cradle of civilisation and it is rightly so. While other parts of the world were still struggling with speech and clothings, Egypt was becoming the most developed nation in the world producing the likes of Plato and Pythagoras. These are some of the evidence that put Egypt ahead…
Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28
Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of a presidential election, National Elections Authority chief Lasheen Ibrahim said Monday.
Egyptian ex-PM, Shafiq withdraws from election
Former Egyptian Prime Minister, Ahmed Shafiq, has withdrawn from the running for the country’s presidency, saying he is the wrong person for the job. Shafiq announced his candidacy in November in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he fled after losing the 2012 election to Mohammed Morsi. Within days he was detained by the UAE,…
South African tourist killed in Egypt balloon crash, 12 injured
A South African tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Egypt's ancient city of Luxor on Friday, a health ministry official said.
Gunman kills 9 in attack on Egypt church
A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest apparent jihadist attack on the country's Christian minority.
Egypt opens Gaza border for four days
Egypt opened its largely sealed border with Gaza on Saturday for only the second time since the Palestinian Authority took control of the crossing from the territory's Islamist rulers Hamas. The Hamas-run interior ministry, which was organising departures from the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Yunis, said the crossing would stay open for four…
Lawyer demands to see Egypt president hopeful after 'deportation'
A lawyer for former Egyptian premier and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq on Sunday demanded access to him after he was reportedly deported from the United Arab Emirates to his homeland.
Egypt ace Gamal sets up Wits winner in final
Egypt World Cup star Amr Gamal created the last-minute Maliele Pule goal that gave Wits a 1-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic Saturday in the South African League Cup final. A match of few scoring chances at Princess Magogo Stadium in Indian Ocean port city Durban seemed destined for extra time when Gamal received possession near…