Category Archives: Governance

Cairo, Khartoum coordinate on return home of Egyptians stranded in Sudan

Minister of State of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram said on Thursday March 26,2020 that buses have been provided to ferry home Egyptians stranded in Sudan. The decision was taken after the ministry received requests from a number

Govt approves bills on periodical bonus to public servants

The cabinet under Moustafa Madbouli approved on Thursday a bill granting a seven percent increase of the total salary for workers addressed by the Civil Service Law. It also approved another bonus for state employees not subject to the aforementioned

No change in curfew hours on Fridays, Saturdays – govt

Spokesperson for the cabinet Nader Saad stressed on Thursday that the ban on the movement of citizens on Fridays and Saturdays is not different from that applied throughout week as it starts at 7:00 p.m. till 6:00 a.m. The only

Egypt’s embassy in Khartoum mourns Sudanese defense minister

The Egyptian embassy in Khartoum on Wednesday 25/3/2020 mourned the death of Sudan’s Defense Minister Lt Gen Jamal Omer. Omar died of heart attack earlier in the day while he was participating in peace negotiations in Juba. The embassy sent

Egypt’s parliament postpones plenary meetings until 12 April

A statement issued by parliament’s Secretary-General Mahmoud Fawzi on Monday afternoon said the House’s coming plenary meetings will be held on 12 April instead of Sunday 29 March. “The postponement comes in line with state efforts to ban gatherings that

In Thailand, US Threads Between Military Interest and Democratic Ideals

Thanat Apichonpongsakorn, a 34-year-old business owner, had nearly given up on Thai politics. But after he saw young politicians launch a new party, he went to the polls last year with a new attitude, not just to vote “no”