Africa

Egypt welcomes inking framework agreement in Sudan

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 12:20 GMT

Egypt welcomed inking a framework agreement on the transitional period in Sudan.

Egypt seeks to implement utility projects in Arab, African countries

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Egypt targets to implement utility projects in Arab and African countries, aiming to support financial resources of Egyptian companies.

Egypt, African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission sign MoU

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 - 05:38 GMT

Egypt and the African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission signed Tuesday an MoU.

CAPMAS releases report on trade between Egypt, Nile Basin countries in 2021

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 01:45 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics released a report Tuesday on trade between Egypt and fellow Nile Basin Countries in 2021.

Switzerland, Spain commit €10M to AfDB at COP 27 in support to green urbanization

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 05:14 GMT

The AfDB's vice-president, Kevin Urama, stated in July that Africa was losing 5 percent to 15 percent of GDP per capita due to climate change.

Egypt launches 'Friends of Greening National Investment Plans in Africa and Developing Countries Initiative' at COP 27

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 03:18 GMT

El-Said explained that the main pillar of the initiative is developing the process of planning and designing economic policies that take into account climate change.

COP27: Africa's event with highest turnout in history of climate conferences responds to logistic criticism

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 12:09 GMT

Some logistical issues at COP27 received wide coverage in a few British and U.S. newspapers and websites despite their small scale and at the expense of the climate discussions that were held at the huge event. Here is the response.

COP 27 president stresses fair transition to clean energy in developing countries

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Minister Shokry underscored the necessity of investing in new energy that should be clean, cheap, and sustainable.

Egypt Launches Decent Life Initiative for a Climate Resilient Africa by 2030

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 05:00 GMT

The initiative supports the efforts of African nations to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) by integrating climate action into sustainable rural development and enhance the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Egypt, US Announce over $150 Million to Aid Africa’s Adaptation to Climate Change at COP27

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 - 11:13 GMT

USD $13.6 million for a Systematic Observations Financing Facility that will help fill weather, water, and climate observation gaps in Africa.

In pics: Demonstrators gather calling for climate justice during COP27

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 - 11:05 GMT

A protest stand for environmental activists at the Climate Conference under the slogan "For Climate Justice"

Climate funding tops opening session of COP 27 as developing countries struggle

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 01:56 GMT

Chair of the African Union (AU) and President of Senegal Macky Sall said Monday most adaptation projects in Africa are funded through loans.

58% of businesses in Africa profoundly affected by climate change: Study

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 11:23 GMT

Climate change has profoundly affected businesses in African nations in a negative way, according to the UK Emerging Economies International Investment Climate Report.

Egypt welcomes peace agreement between Ethiopia's federal government, Tigray

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 01:58 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed Thursday the agreement signed between the federal government of Ethiopia, and the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) to end hostilities.

Egypt issues safety warning to its citizens in Burkina Faso

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 01:07 GMT

The ministry concluded its statement by advising Egyptian citizens to limit their trips to Burkina Faso to necessities only, in order to not risk their safety.

Egypt's president stresses support to reforms, developmental endeavors in Tunisia

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 01:24 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and his Tunisian counterpart Qais Said met on the sidelines of the 31st Arab Summit held in Algeria.

Egyptian, Algerian presidents agree on holding consultations on Libyan crisis

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 11:19 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Tuesday with his Algerian counterpart Abdel Meguid Taboun on the sidelines of the 31st Arab League Summit hosted by the North African state.

China backs Egypt's hosting of COP 27, green transition in Africa: ambassador

Mon, 31 Oct 2022 - 01:04 GMT

Chinese Ambassador to Cairo Liao Liqiang stated Monday that China backs Egypt's hosting of COP 27, which will convene in Sharm El Sheikh on November 6-18.

Egyptian Embassy in Ethiopia organizes panel discussion on COP27

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 02:51 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Ethiopia and Permanent Commission to the African Union (AU) organized the seventh and last panel discussion on the aimed for goals of the upcoming COP27 to be held in Sharm El Sheikh on November 6-18.

Egyptian president makes phone call to Kenyan counterpart on Ethiopian Dam

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 10:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made Saturday a phone call to his newly-elected Kenyan counterpart William Ruto to discuss the developments of major regional affairs of joint interest.

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