Egypt

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 2nd, 2014
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As my colleague Kareem Fahim reports, Egyptian journalists who rushed to the scene of a bombing near the campus of Cairo University on Wednesday captured two subsequent explosions on video. A camera from the news site Youm 7, apparently switched on in the immediate aftermath of the first explosion, w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2014
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By Cam McGrath CAIRO – When Egypt’s then-president Mohamed Morsi said in June 2013 that “all options” including military intervention, were on the table if Ethiopia continued to develop dams on the Nile River, many dismissed it as posturing. But experts claim Cairo is deadly serious about defending i...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 18th, 2014
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At UN, 24 Countries Seek Investigation (Geneva, March 17, 2014) – Members of the UN Human Rights Council called on Egypt and Sudan on March 14, 2014, to investigate and prosecute traffickers for kidnapping, torturing, and killing refugees in the Sinai Peninsula, Human Rights Watch said today. The 24 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2014
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Suzette Martinez Standring Every day Meron Estifanos answers her phone with an aching heart. From torture houses in Egypt, Eritrean hostages plead for ransom on a captor’s cell phone. Help me. They are torturing us. Please, please. Estifanos, a native Eritrean who lives in Stockholm, Sweden, br...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Mar 13th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Twitter activity in Africa during the last quarter of 2013 peaked on the day of Nelson Mandela’s death, according to How Africa Tweets, which is a new study analysing Twitter activity on the continent. In a follow-up to its 2012 study, strategic communications agency, Portland,...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Sunil Veetil By Sunil Veetil, Regional Head of Payments and Cash Management, HSBC Middle East and North Africa Many would argue that the 1970s was the decade of innovation. It was in these years that the world saw the first handheld mobile phones, and Sony launched its first Walkman—transformin...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Although some Arabs are fantasising about it, a major alliance with Russia is unwise both morally and practically Hussein Ibish By Hussein Ibish, Now. It’s crucial that the Arabs take note of what has just transpired in Ukraine. Russia, that supposedly mighty power, could not control political ...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Names of appointed ministers began coming in Wednesday afternoon, formation expected to be completed by Saturday A handout picture made available by the Egyptian presidency shows Egypt’s newly-appointed prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab speaking to the press at the presidential palace in Cairo on F...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Reuters – Egypt’s bourse retreated because of uncertainty over the timing of a hoped-for presidential bid by Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. An  official government source said Sisi would keep his post as defence minister in a new government that is being formed after the old one...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are facing “enormous challenges” in balancing the dual imperatives of managing limited natural resources and properly nourishing their people, according to a Monday report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FA...