Africa

Egyptian, Eritrean presidents discuss developments in Horn of Africa, Red Sea

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 12:06 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Monday Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki at Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

In African languages, Egypt releases video on Nile water rights

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 07:38 GMT

Titled “The Nile is our Life”, the video was also released in Arabic, English, French, German, Chinese, Russian, and Italian.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia opt for consensus on GERD via dialogue, unilateral actions excluded

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The three countries agreed to resolve the outstanding problems regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) via dialogue.

Constitutional impasse widens Ethiopia’s political rift amid deferred elections

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 09:25 GMT

The polls were postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19, leaving Ethiopia in a constitutional limbo.

Egypt celebrates Day of Africa

Mon, 25 May 2020 - 11:09 GMT

On May 25, the African countries celebrate the day which marks the anniversary of founding the first joint African organization, namely the Organization of African Unity

China's FM: We will work to implement G20 initiative on debt service suspension

Sun, 24 May 2020 - 12:29 GMT

Wang was responding to a question by MENA correspondent in Beijing about China's ways to support African states' efforts to counter the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

African Union commission welcomes GERD developments

Sat, 23 May 2020 - 12:56 GMT

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki has welcomed the recent developments related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Al-Mashat: COVID-19 acted as 'catalyst' for innovation in Africa

Sat, 23 May 2020 - 12:34 GMT

“The pandemic has acted as a catalyst for innovation across the region, it has pushed us and tested us, and instilled faith in our selves that reforms are possible, and with this we can reset Africa said H.E. Dr. Rania Al Mashat, Minister of International

WHO says coronavirus cases declining in West Europe, increase in East Europe, Africa

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 09:51 GMT

“These are not just numbers. Every single case is a mother, a father, a son, a daughter, a brother, sister or friend,” he said.

Revised treaty of Sahel-Saharan States to be discussed by Egypt's parliament on May 3

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 11:35 GMT

The African Affairs Committee at the House of Representatives will discuss on Sunday presidential decree no.145/2020 on the approval of the revised treaty.

COVID-19: Humanitarian air deliveries to Africa ramped up with dispatch from UN's new cargo hub in Belgium

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 04:11 GMT

"The window of opportunity to surge medical and humanitarian equipment into Africa to curb the pandemic is closing fast," said Amer Daoudi, WFP’s COVID-19 Response Director.

Egypt’s Sisi urges continuous African coordination to face coronavirus

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 06:38 GMT

Sisi stressed the importance of the role of economic and regional unions in Africa in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, through allocating resources to implement relevant projects, within the framework of the private sector’s social responsibility.

Report: Over 300,000 could die from coronavirus in Africa

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 10:52 GMT

A new report from the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says that the continent of around 1.3 billion people could see as many as 300,000 deaths from the coronavirus in the best-case scenario.

Egypt urges maintaining Africa's food security amid COVID-19 outbreak

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt has affirmed the importance of taking an urgent action to boost Africa's food security in order to withstand the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on the African continent.

Coronavirus crisis may kill 300,000 Africans - UN body

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 09:26 GMT

Overcrowded slums with no access to water coupled with fragile health-care systems make Africa especially vulnerable to the disease.

Egypt supports creation of African expert-level workforce to curb COVID-19 spread

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 12:37 GMT

The ministers tackled the ways of the establishment of a fund to provide the necessary resources to support combating the COVID-19 in the continent.

Construction of largest desalination plant in Africa, Middle East begins in Egypt's Sinai

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 02:41 GMT

North Sinai Governor Mohamed Shousha announced on Tuesday that construction of the largest desalination plant in Africa and the Middle East has started.

MWL condemns terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Chad

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 - 08:18 GMT

The Muslim World League expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of terrorist attacks in Nigeria and Chad.

1st coronavirus case confirmed in Mauritania

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 09:49 GMT

Mauritania's Minister of Health Nazir Ould Hamid confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus in the country.

Arab League plays up media role in boosting Arab-African ties

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 01:50 GMT

The Arab League (AL) General Secretariat has stressed the importance of the role of the media in promoting relations between Arab and African peoples.

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