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Tourism, agro-processing take centre stage at Kadaga meeting with Egypt envoy

Kampala, Uganda - The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has discussed the need to deepen the Egypt-Uganda bilateral ties, with special focus on tourism,...

IGAD calls for dialogue and compromise in GERD issue

Djibouti - The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, has called for dialogue and compromise in bringing a...

Trump suggests Egypt may ‘blow up’ Ethiopia dam

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Friday voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and...

Egypt grapples with women’s freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges

Cairo - Social media has become a new and dangerous battleground for women's rights in Egypt after young TikTok influencers were jailed while a resurgent...

Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation over airspace closure

Doha - Qatar Airways said Wednesday it will seek $5 billion in compensation from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt for closing their airspace...

Ethiopia says first year of Nile mega-dam filling ‘achieved’

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia said Tuesday that its first-year target has been reached for filling a mega-dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked...

931 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Egypt, tally rises to 83,001

CAIRO – Egypt’s ministry of health on Monday confirmed 931 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of cases in the country to 83,001. In...

Egypt reopens pyramids to tourists after virus closure

Egypt reopened its famed Giza pyramids to the public on Wednesday after a three-month closure, seeking to restart a vital tourism industry battered by...

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume dam talks Tuesday

Khartoum - Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia will resume negotiations on Tuesday over the filling of a controversial mega-dam Addis Ababa is building over the...

IMF Approves $2.77 Billion Loan to Egypt to Aid in Covid-19...

Washington - The IMF board approved $2.77 billion in emergency aid for Egypt on Monday, to help the country deal with the impact of...

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