Daily Archives: July 14, 2019

Egypt: Draft NGO law is simply repression re-branded

The undersigned organizations reject the draft NGO law currently before the Egyptian parliament. Presented as an alternative to the widely-criticized Law 70 of 2017, the draft NGO law is simply a rebranding of the current repressive law. It is animated...

AfCFTA key African achievement: Assistant FM

Assistant Foreign Minister For African Affairs Abu Bakr Hefny underscored the importance of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) that has come into force recently as one of the key achievements attained in the continent.He described th...

Egypt seeks to expand African transport network – official

Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Abu Bakr Hanafi said Egypt, under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, seeks to expand the transportation network in Africa.He made the remarks in press statements on Sunday July 14, 2019 on

Egyptian amb. participates in Egyptian Coptic Festival

Egyptian Ambassador to Canada Ahmed Abu Zeid took part in the second Egyptian Coptic Festival in Canada's Mississauga city.Thousands of the Egyptian community members attended the event alongside a representative for the Canadian premier and the head o...

Refugees in Egypt pitch in to fight plastic pollution in the Nile [EN/AR]

On a broad stretch of the River Nile in the heart of downtown Cairo, hundreds of young people work their way along the water's edge, hauling out handfuls of plastic waste from floating islands of trash that have accumulated in

Egypt fencing team leaves for Hungary to take part in championship

Egypt's national fencing team left for Budapest, Hungary, Sunday to take part in a world championship held there. Egypt had won one gold and one silver medal in Africa's fencing tournament last month. Source: State Information Service Egypt