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Sisi offers sincerest condolences to S. African president over flood victims

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 08:56 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi offered his sincerest condolences to his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa over the victims of floods that have recently hit the eastern coastal city of Durban, causing heavy casualties and property loss.

South Africa's largest mining company eyes investing in Egypt

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 02:12 GMT

Molla said the mining development strategy aims to create added value from Egypt's mineral wealth through making the best use of raw materials in industries with greater economic returns.

Memory of the day: Yasser Arafat presides meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization held in Cairo in 1969

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 10:21 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on February 3.

Egypt condoles with S. Africa for death of Desmond Tutu

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 02:20 GMT

Egypt has expressed deep sorrow for the death of Desmond Tutu, the honorary archbishop of South Africa.

50,000-year-old jewelry discovered in eastern & southern Africa

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:16 GMT

The trinkets were discovered over an area of about 1,800 miles indicating a social network connecting Stone Age peoples across the continent.

Memory of the day: Funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela held in 2013

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 10:53 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 15.

Egypt resumes weekly flights to South Africa after 13-day hiatus due to Omicron variant

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 10:36 GMT

All preventive measures announced by the Egyptian Ministry of Health will be applied to passengers coming from South Africa to Egypt, the company added.

Egypt suspends flights to South Africa after new variant Omicron classed ‘of concern’

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 05:42 GMT

Flag carrier EgyptAir announced suspending flight to Johannesburg, South Africa, after the World Health Organization classed the new coronavirus variant that emerged in southern Africa as “of concern”.

Egypt monitors updates of COVID’s new transmissible variant ‘Omicron’

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 11:56 GMT

A new coronavirus variant named “Omicron” was discovered by South African health authorities, and has prompted many countries to react rapidly to its spread, with some banning travel with some southern African states, including Egypt.

Official guests of Egypt visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 02:34 GMT

During the past three days, guests of Egypt, including ministers, officials and public figures from a number of countries, visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.

Memory of the day: Egyptian Radio begins broadcasting for the 1st time in 1934

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 09:10 GMT

On May 31, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Death of Egyptian politician Rawya Ateya in 1997

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 01:09 GMT

On May 9, many important events took place.

FM delivers message on Ethiopian Dam from Egyptian pres. to South African counterpart

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.

2 South African female giraffes in good health after quarantine: Giza Zoo

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 02:11 GMT

The two new female giraffes at Giza Zoo were announced to have finished their quarantine period on Thursday, and that they are now in good health, according to Director of Giza Zoo Maha Saber.

Male giraffe ‘Zizo’ suffered general body weaknesses before arrival in Egypt: Autopsy reveals

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 02:26 GMT

The male giraffe, which died recently at Giza Zoo a few days after it was imported from South Africa, has been suffering from general weakness for around three months before his arrival in Egypt.

Giza Zoo builds new house for South African giraffes in exchange for hippo, rams

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 12:29 GMT

Giza Zoo has finished preparing a new house for three young giraffes soon to arrive from South Africa, according to a Monday statement by the zoo.

South Africa’s President congratulates Mosimane on joining Al Ahly

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 01:59 GMT

Mosimane succeeded Swiss head coach, Rene Weiler, who coached the team this season and led them to win the Egyptian league title.

EgyptAir resumes direct flights to new five destinations

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 01:52 GMT

As yet, the number of the company’s world destinations increased to 47 stops.

Giza Zoo, major gardens to reopen Monday as coronavirus cases decline

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 11:45 GMT

The Giza Zoo, as well as a number of well-known gardens in the Greater Cairo will reopen for the public starting Monday, the Agriculture Ministry media adviser said, after months of closure over the spread of coronavirus.

President Ramaphosa thanks Egypt for supporting African coronavirus efforts

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 11:04 GMT

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday thanked Egypt for its efforts to combat the novel coronavirus and to support the African efforts in this regard.

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