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Egypt:Govt Protests to UN Over Egypt Voting in Disputed Area

[East African] Sudan said Wednesday it has protested to the UN Security Council against Egypt, accusing Cairo of organising voting in a disputed border area during last month's Egyptian presidential election. (AllAfrica)

Libya:The Problem with Creating Unity

[ISS] Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strongman who is widely regarded as the most important player in the overcrowded cast of characters determining Libya's uncertain future, has aptly been called the 'divisive unifier'. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:300 Cleopatra Era Artifacts Displayed for First Time

[Egypt Online] The Egyptian Museum in downtown Cairo is hosting a temporary exhibition of 300 artifacts from the era of Queen Cleopatra. (AllAfrica)

Libya:How Do You Provide Life-Saving Medical Care in Conflict-Ridden Libya? Rent a Van

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] How do you provide life-saving medical care in a conflict-ridden country? (AllAfrica)

Morocco:ABAX at the next AVCA conference in Marrakech

[35°N] ABAX is looking forward to seeing its partners at the next conference of the African Capital and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), held in Marrakech from April 22-26. (AllAfrica)

Kenya/Morocco:Kenya Backs Morocco in 2026 World Cup Bid

[Nation] Kenya has joined the ranks of African nations backing Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup, its federation chief said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Armed Forces - Emir of Terrorist Group Killed in Central Sinai

[Egypt Online] The Armed Forces announced that Emir of the terrorist organization in Central Sinai Nasser Abo Zaqoul was killed. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:PM - Govt Exerts Strenuous Efforts to Enhance Administrative Reform

[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said on Tuesday 17/4/2018 that the Egyptian government exerts strenuous efforts to achieve administrative reform and improve performance. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Sisi, Somali Counterpart Discuss Developments in Somalia

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday 17/4/2018 received a phone call from his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Egypt Owns Needed Criteria to Be Regional Hub for Oil, Gas Trading

[Egypt Online] Petroleum Minister Tareq el Mulla asserted that, in addition to its unique strategic location, Egypt owns all criteria enabling it to be a regional hub for oil and gas trading, with the aim to make the best use of the resources available in the Eastern Mediterranean region. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:IMF Expects Economy to Grow At 5.2 in 2018

[Egypt Online] Egypt is expected to achieve an economic growth rate of 5.2 percent in 2018, compared to 5 percent in October of 2017, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest World Economic Outlook on Tuesday 17/4/2018. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Sisi Meets Libya's Sarraj On Arab Summit Sidelines

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged on Saturday 14/4/2018 all parties in Libya to promote the country's national interests and spare no efforts to achieve stability, rebuild state institutions, and hold elections within 2018, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement. (AllAfrica)

Libya:Egypt Supports Libyan Political Process and Army Unification - Spokesman

[Focac] Tripoli -The Libya's UN-backed government said Tuesday that the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has reiterated his support for the political process and efforts to unite the Libyan army. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Cairo, Moscow Discuss Syrian Crisis, Palestinian-Israeli Settlement

[Egypt Online] Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed with Egyptian Ambassador in Moscow Ehab Nasr the Syrian crisis and the Palestinian-Israeli settlement issues, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday 18/4/2018. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Presidential Decree Approving Deal On Scientific Cooperation With EU

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued decree number no. 83/2018, approving an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation between Egypt and the European Union (EU). (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Sisi Boosting Cooperation, Investments With France's Orange

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Wednesday 18/4/2018 Board Chairman and CEO of French Orange Company Stéphane Richard in the presence of Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser el Qadi. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Official - Egyptair to Resume Cargo Transportation On Flights to Canada

[Egypt Online] Preparations are underway to resume the service of cargo transportation on passenger flights from Egypt to Canada after a two-year hiatus, Chairman of EgyptAir Cargo Bassem Gohar announced on Wednesday 18/4/2018. (AllAfrica)

Libya:Number of Migrants Detained in Libya Down Sharply, Says Government

[Shabelle] The number of migrants detained in Libya has dropped by four-fifths since May 2017, a senior government official told AFP on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Tarek Shawki - Sisi Approved Strategy to Develop Education

[Egypt Online] Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawki said President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved a strategy to develop education, stressing Sisi's interest in developing the national educational system in way that serves the labor market. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:WB - Egypt's Real GDP to Grow By 5% in FY18

[Egypt Online] The World Bank (WB) on Monday 16/4/2018 raised its forecast for the growth rate of the Egyptian economy to grow 5 percent in the 2017/2018 fiscal year from 4.9 percent in its latest report on the Middle East and North Africa. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:PM Heads Meeting On Regulating Churches' Status

[Egypt Online] The high committee of regulating the status of churches and service buildings, chaired by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, held a meeting on Monday 16/4/2018. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:FM Shoukry Receives Phone Call From Acting U.S. Secretary of State

[Egypt Online] Official MFA Spokesperson Counselor Ahmed Abu Zeid stated that on the evening of Monday April 16, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a phone call from acting US Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, in which they addressed the latest developments in Syria. (AllAfrica)

Algeria:China Helps Algeria Put First Satellite in Orbit

[Focac] China launched Algeria's first communication satellite, Alcomsat-1, into a preset orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan on Dec 11, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua] (AllAfrica)

Tunisia:Commitment Letter And Memoranda Of Understanding With Companies To Develop Private Sector

[Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector] The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private sector (ICD) signed a commitment letter with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), Tunisia, as well as seven memoranda of understanding, namely with CDC, Wifak Bank, Zitouna Tamkeen, Intilaq Fund, BFPME and UGFS (AllAfrica)

West Africa:Signing of Line of Financing Agreement between ICD and Sub-Saharan African Banks

[Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector] The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private sector (ICD) and Afriland First Group, Banque Islamique du Senegal, EBID, BSIC Mali and Coris Bank Mali signed a Line of financing agreements for a Euro 45 million, Euro 50 Million, Euro 25 Million, Euro 9 Million and Euro 6 Million respectively. (AllAfrica)

Tunisia:Role of SMEs as Engine of Growth Highlighted During 43rd Annual Meeting of IsDB Group

[Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector] The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) held interactive sessions during the IsDB group private sector forum alongside with IsDB Group 43rd Annual Meeting in the Four Seasons Hotel. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Govt Declares State of Emergency

[Egypt Online] House approves 3-month state of emergency across Egypt. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Mbewe - Zanaco Still in the Race

[CAF] Zanaco winger Ernest Mbewe insists they are still in contention and have not travelled to Morocco to merely fulfil their second leg clash against Raja Club Athletic in Casablanca on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Salah Wins UCL Goal of the Week Prize

[Egypt Online] Mohamed Salah's goal against Manchester City has been named Uefa Champions League Goal of the Week for the quarter-final round, Goal reported on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:President Sisi Back Home

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi returned home on Monday 16/4/2018 wrapping up a visit to Saudi Arabia, where he took part in the 29th Arab Summit in Dhahran. (AllAfrica)

Egypt:Presidential Poll Results to Be Announced on April 2

[Egypt Online] The National Election Authority has decided to announce the final results of the presidential election at a press conference to be held at 03:00 pm on Monday 2/4/2018 at the State Information Service headquarters in Nasr City district. (AllAfrica)