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President al-Sisi, S. African president discuss bilateral ties, continental issues

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 11:51 GMT

The two also discuss means of boosting economic and development cooperation among African countries, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.

Egypt to be only country in MENA region achieving positive economic growth in FY20/21: IMF

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 12:57 GMT

That is by virtue of the economic reform program undertaken by the state since 2016.

PepsiCo expands in Egyptian market, seeks to expand in North Africa

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 03:41 GMT

The company's activities are focused on the manufacture and export of crackers and soft drinks.

Al-Qaeda North Africa confirms chief is dead: SITE

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 09:20 GMT

France said early this month that its forces killed Droukdel in northern Mali near the Algerian border.

WB: Egypt among top MENA countries in remote learning during COVID-19 crisis

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 02:53 GMT

The World Bank pointed out that the pandemic left around 100 million students in the region out of classrooms.

IFC invests $20M in fund focuses on Egypt, North Africa

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 01:07 GMT

the Fund, SPE AIF I is managed by SPE Capital Partners and will focus mainly on Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.

Sisi inaugurates Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2020)

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 10:01 GMT

More than 270 local and international industrial experts take part in the event along with 1,600 participants.

Sisi stresses integrated approach to Libyan crisis in AU Summit

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 04:07 GMT

“The Libyan crisis is going through a critical phase turning more complicated and incurring security repercussions within Libyan borders and in neighboring countries,” Sisi said.

Tourism to Egypt grew by 21% in 2019: UNWTO

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 08:00 GMT

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) indicated in a report that North Africa, particularly Egypt and Tunisia, witnessed a nine-percent growth.

Libyan speaker describes Erdogan’s words as ‘justification for aggression’

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 03:18 GMT

Saleh reiterated that Libya is an independent UN member state, stressing that the statements of Erdogan are “irresponsible.”

Essebsi secured democratic transition, stability in Tunisia: Interim president

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:04 GMT

Interim Tunisian President Mohamed Ennaceur said that late president Beji Caid Essebsi was responsible for “consolidating the values of freedom”, Al Arabiya reported Saturday.

Mastercard at Seamless N. Africa 2019: SMEs key driver of Egypt’s economic transformation

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 - 11:11 GMT

Mastercard unveiled its cutting-edge payment innovation at Seamless North Africa 2019 and discussed its business priorities over the coming years.

Rawda Abdullah to perform in Cairo Opera House on May 20

Sun, 19 May 2019 - 11:57 GMT

Tunisian singer Rawda Abdullah will perform a concert on May 20 at Cairo Opera House where she will present her latest musical art project "Dana".

Exclusive: World Bank’s Ferid Belhaj unfolds new perspective on MENA

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Ferid Belhaj who took up the position of the World Bank Group vice president for Middle East and North Africa on July 1, 2018, explained to Egypt Today the additional pillars to the plan thoroughly.

In Pics: PM inaugurates MENA Conference to fight terrorism

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 10:55 GMT

Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli inaugurated Wednesday the Middle East and North Africa Conference to counter terrorism.

France launches Arabic website to promote tourism

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 09:51 GMT

That is a step forward to reach 100 million tourists by 2020.

200 Italian archaeological missions work in Egypt: Min.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:12 GMT

Italy has played an important role in unearthing many archaeological treasures as more than 200 Italian archaeological missions work in Egypt.

IFC supports Middle East, North Africa with $2B in 2017/18

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 07:02 GMT

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, provided over $1 billion in financing for its own account and mobilized another $1 billion from other investors in the region in fiscal year 2017/2018.

Tunisia PM says changing the government now will hurt the economy

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Tuesday a change of government would put the economy at risk and shake the confidence of international lenders.

Migrant rescue boat arrives in Spain after rejection by Italy and Malta

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 12:40 GMT

A humanitarian rescue boat carrying 60 migrants rescued off Libya docked in Barcelona on Wednesday after being turned away by Malta and Italy.