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New Moves to Crush Dissent

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities increasingly relied on counterterrorism and state of emergency laws to crush peaceful dissent during 2018, including by prosecuting journalists and human rights activists, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019. (AllAfrica)

Injury-Hit Ahly Face Tricky Debutants Js Saoura Test

[CAF] Record eight-time continental champions Al Ahly face a tricky mission when they visit Algerian debutants JS Saoura on Friday as Group D enters match day 2. (AllAfrica)

Zamalek Set Sights On Group Stage Berth

[CAF] Egyptian giants, Zamalek, are eyeing a group stage birth when they entertain Moroccan side, Ittihad Tangier on Saturday at the Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria. A barren draw was the result last Sunday when both sides met in the northern Moroccan city of Tangier, which means the White Knights have to win to qualify to the mini league stage. (AllAfrica)

President Barrow Receives Egyptian Investors

[Govt of the Gambia] His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, received at the State House in Banjul a group of investors from the Arab Republic of Egypt today. The Egyptian investors expressed interest in agricultural processing and manufacturing, rice production, energy and tourism industries. (AllAfrica)

'Eagles to Begin Final Preparation for Egypt 2019 Afcon in March'

[Guardian] The Super Eagles will begin their final preparation for the task of winning the Egypt 2019 African Nations Cup in March, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has revealed. Already, the Super Eagles' backroom staff has started putting finishing touches to the logistics the team would require for seamless preparation when the players come to camp, he added. (AllAfrica)

Code of Conduct Tribunal Raises Panel to Try CJN Onnoghen

[Premium Times] The Code of Conduct Tribunal has raised a panel to try Nigeria's Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen, who is accused of lying in his asset declaration. (AllAfrica)

Salah Retains African Award to Seal Great Day for Egypt

[CAF] Mohamed Salah completed a memorable day for Egyptian football by retaining his African Player of the Year award in Senegal Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Aiteo CAF Awards 2018 - Reactions From Nominees and Winners

[CAF] Mohamed Salah (Player of the Year) (AllAfrica)

Liberian Ambassador to Egypt Lauds LCC, LIBA After Cairo Trade Fair

[Observer] Mr. J. Wendell Addy (4th from right), the Chairman of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, Ibrahim Mahmoud Elaraby, Liberia's Ambassador to Egypt, H.E. Edwin Faseyen Sele (Far left) Mr. James M. Strother, President of the Liberia Business Association. (AllAfrica)

Mohamed Salah Nets Second African Footballer of the Year Title

[Deutsche Welle] Egypt and Liverpool soccer star Mohamed Salah has picked up the Confederation of African Football's top player award for a second successive year. The Bundesliga's Achraf Hakimi was honored in the youth player category. (AllAfrica)

Egypt Wins Bid to Host 2019 Afcon

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Egypt have beaten South Africa to earn the hosting rights for this year's African Cup of Nations after a decision was reached through a vote at the CAF Executive Committee meeting in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Rohr Demands Victory Over Egypt On March 26 in Asaba

[Guardian] Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has said that his team would approach Nigeria's forthcoming international friendly match against Egypt like a cup final game. (AllAfrica)

Eagles Not Taking Egypt Friendly Lightly, Says Rohr

[This Day] Nigeria's Franco-German Coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that his wards will not be taking their international friendly against Egypt lightly. (AllAfrica)

Football - Midfielder Geraldo Debuts for Al Ahly With Win

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan midfielder Geraldo, last Monday debuted for Egypt's Al Ahly with a win, for his team beat Smouha SC by 1-0, in an encounter of the 15th round of the Arab country's top division football championship. (AllAfrica)

Little Truth in Al-Sisi's '60 Minutes' Responses

[HRW] President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt made several wrong claims in his appearance on January 6, 2019 on the "60 Minutes" TV show in the United States, Human Rights Watch said today. (AllAfrica)

Will Egypt's Al-Sisi Steer the AU to Greater Heights After Kagame? Reign Ends

[Nation] A key development on Africa's diplomacy in 2019 will be on hand from mid-January to early February when the Heads of State and government convene for the 32nd summit at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. (AllAfrica)

Egypt's Economic Renaissance - Lessons to Learn

[The Exchange] As Egypt preps to take the wheel to steer the African Union over the next 1 year, the Arab Republic is recognized for its impressive economic come back, after suffering almost a decade of major slump. (AllAfrica)

Ambassador to Egypt Lauds LCC and Liba Following Cairo Trade Fair

[New Republic] Liberian Ambassador to the Republic of Egypt, H.E. Edwin Faseyen Sele has lauded the leaderships of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) and the Liberia Business Association (LIBA) for their recent role to form part of the just ended Intra-African Trade Fair 2018 held in Cairo, Egypt. (AllAfrica)

FM Presents Egyptian President With Invitation From President Caid Essebsi to Attend Next Arab Summit

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui, on Saturday, delivered a written message from President Beji Cad Essebsi to Egyptian President Abdel Fateh al-Sissi, inviting him to participate in the 30th Ordinary Session of the Arab Summit to be held on March 31 in Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

Premier League Stars Make CAF Award Final List

[Nation] As expected, reigning Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah, his Liverpool club-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have made the top three for the most prestigious individual accolade in African football. (AllAfrica)

Ordega, Oshoala Make CAF Award Top Three List

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's duo of Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega, and South Africa's Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana have made the final three for the Women's Player of the Year 2018. (AllAfrica)

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang Again Make Shortlist for African Player of the Year Award

[Daily Trust] Forwards Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have again made the shortlist for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Player of the Year award. (AllAfrica)

Amnesty Labels Jailing of Egyptian Human Rights Defender Who Spoke Out Against Sexual Harassment an 'Outrageous Injustice'

[AI London] Responding to the news that an Egyptian court has upheld a two-year prison sentence against Amal Fathy, a woman human rights defender convicted over a video she posted online criticising the Egyptian authorities for failing to tackle sexual harassment, Najia Bounaim, Amnesty International's North Africa Campaigns Director, said: (AllAfrica)

Egypt Favourite to Host 2019 Afcon

[Vanguard] Egypt, the land of Pyramids is the likely host for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, CAF sources have hinted and by all indications the rest of the continent could be heading back to that football crazy nation next year. (AllAfrica)

UN Working Group Says Egyptian Journalist's Detention Is Arbitrary

[RSF] In response to a referral by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has recognized that Hisham Gaafar, an Egyptian journalist and human rights defender, has been held arbitrarily since October 2015. RSF is concerned for his health and reiterates its call for his immediate release. (AllAfrica)

Investors Seal U.S.$32.6 Billion Deals At Cairo Intra-African Trade Fair

[Premium Times] Organisers of the maiden Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2018) said deals valued at about $32.6 billion were successfully sealed by various investors who participated in the seven day event. (AllAfrica)

IATF/2018 - Angolan Companies in Cairo to Lure Investments

[ANGOP] Cairo -An Angolan delegation made up by 60 companies arrived on Monday in Cairo to take part in the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF/2018) going from 11-17 December in, Egypt. (AllAfrica)

2019 Afcon - South Africa or Egypt? CAF Set to Decide

[Vanguard] Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that South Africa and Egypt have submitted their bids to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals. (AllAfrica)

4400 Year Old Tomb Discovered in Egypt

[Guardian] Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a tomb which they say is the final resting place of a high priest undiscovered for 4400 years. (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir Affirms Strengthening Sudanese-Egyptian Relations

[SNA] President of the Republic, Feld Marshal, Omer Al-Bashir has affirmed Sudan keenness to enhance and strengthening the deeply rooted and strategic relations between Sudan and Egypt for the interest of the peoples of the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Egypt Review Co-Operation Agreements

[ANGOP] Cairo -A technical team was set up last Wednesday, in Cairo, to review the co-operation accords between Angola and Egypt, whose signing go back to the year 1983. (AllAfrica)