Africa

Sisi calls on V4 to counter illegal immigration by supporting human rights in Africa, localizing industries, twinning universities

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 06:01 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called on the Visegrád Group (V4) and other European countries on Tuesday to localize some of their industries in Egypt and to twin their universities with Egyptian ones to assist in the advancement of the country and other developing nations.

Egypt's SICO plans to produce more than 2M devices, export to Africa

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 11:46 GMT

SICO is the first Egyptian company to manufacture smart phones, 20 percent of which is owned by the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

Report: Egypt to reap economic, political gains from interconnection electricity projects

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 10:43 GMT

Egypt is implementing electrical interconnection projects in the coming period, with capacity of approximately 9 thousand megawatts.

For the 4th year, Egypt ‘most attractive investment destination in Africa’

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 12:15 GMT

Egypt came as the best attractive destination for investment in Africa for the fourth year in a row, according to “Where to invest in Africa” report issued by the Rand Merchant Bank in 2021.

Egyptian pres., U.S. National Security Advisor discuss Ethiopian Dam, Libyan elections

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 02:55 GMT

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and accompanying delegation visited Egypt Wednesday.

Egyptian electricity sector projects being implemented in Africa exceed $3B

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 02:50 GMT

Egypt attaches great importance to strengthening cooperation in the field of electricity and energy with African countries, according to Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Mohamed Shaker.

Egyptian FM receives U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 01:41 GMT

They held consultations over a number of bilateral and regional matters of mutual interest.

Egypt's Chemical Industries Export Council targets to increase exports to African market

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 - 01:56 GMT

He added that the chemical sector is the winning horse in the African continent for Egyptian exports, so it is working hard to develop our presence in the African market, at a time when fertilizer exports alone amount to about $1.2 billion during 2020.

Egyptian ambassador to Zambia delivers medical aid

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 09:25 GMT

A ceremony was held on the occasion.

Egypt's exports of chemicals, fertilizers to Africa worth $1.2B in 2020

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 05:01 GMT

She added that the African market is one of the main destinations for Egyptian exports of chemical industries, and the council has developed an implementation plan to overcome the challenges facing increasing exports, strengthening trade relations and providing information on Africa and the products traded in the market.

Egypt’s FM receives DRC counterpart in Cairo to discuss resumption of GERD talks

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 11:01 GMT

Both Ministers will hold a session of talks at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, downtown Cairo, the statement said. The meeting will be followed by a press conference.

Egyptian president greets chiefs of state of Mexico, Papua New Guinea on independence day anniversary

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 10:57 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi greeted Thursday his Mexican counterpart Andres Obrador and Governor-General of Papua New Guinea Bob Dadae.

African sustainable development needs more int’l grants: OECD at Egypt-ICF

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 11:40 GMT

Africa received grants of $41.4 billion in 2018/2019, an amount that is not commensurate with the needs of the continent, said deputy secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Jeffrey Schlagenhauf, on Wednesday.

Irrigation minister: Egypt keen on offering all support to Africans

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 01:15 GMT

He explained that Egypt had established close ties with African states in the various fields to meet the needs of their peoples.

Egypt operates 2nd air bridge of humanitarian aid to Sudan

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 09:23 GMT

The aid is offered by the Ministry of Defense and Military Production and the Egyptian Red Crescent.

Egypt's FM urges intensification of efforts with Sierra Leone against terrorist, criminal groups in Sahel

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 01:45 GMT

The minister added that such cooperation has to include "reconstruction and post-conflict development endeavors."

Know about major trade agreements linking Egypt with Africa

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 07:45 GMT

Egypt has a number of trade agreements that link it with 55 African states, aiming to increase economic cooperation.

Libyan speaker urges exit of foreign forces

Sat, 21 Aug 2021 - 11:14 GMT

Saleh also called for the unification of institutions in the Libyan government, with the participation of all regions in power.

Somali Premier arrives in Egypt

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 - 05:19 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli received his Somali counterpart at the airport, the statement said, adding that the Somali Prime Minister’s visit would last several days.

Egypt ready to manufacture, distribute Covid vaccines in Africa, health minister tells African Vaccine Acquisition Trust

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 12:06 GMT

Egypt will receive 700,000 doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccine in a second batch and will support the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to receive the Covid-19 vaccines.

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