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This Should Launch Post-Egypt Healing Process

[Zimbabwe Independent] In a community where narratives can veer off wildly, fuelled by the vicious world of social media, humiliating elimination at the hands of Somalia -- one of Africa's weakest footballing nations -- would have quite possibly sounded the death knell for Zimbabwean football. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria's Olympic Eagles Qualify for U-23 Afcon in Egypt

[This Day] Asaba -Nigeria's Olympic Eagles defeated Sudan 5-0 yesterday to qualify to defend their Africa Under-23 Nations Cup title in Egypt next November. (AllAfrica)

Al-Burhan Stresses Firmness of Sudanese-Egyptian Relations

[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of Sovereignty Council, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan has reiterated strength of relation between Sudan and Egypt and its progress at all levels. (AllAfrica)

Hamdok Says Sudanese-Egyptian Relations Eternal

[SNA] Khartoum -Prime Minister, Dr Abdalla Hamdok has underscored Sudan's resolve to cement relations w1ith Egypt ina way that serves interest of the two sisterly countries. (AllAfrica)

Dr. Shukri - Egypt Wants Removal of Sudan Name From List of Countries Supporting Terrorism

[SNA] Khartoum -The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Dr. Samih Shukri, affirmed that Egypt is exerting efforts for removal of Sudan name from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism since the change that has occurred in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Egypt to Push for Sudan's Removal From U.S. Terror List

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday that Cairo is exerting efforts to remove Sudan from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism. Khartoum confirmed activating all joint committees between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Head of Sovereignty Council Receives Congratulatory Cable From Egyptian President

[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of the Sovereignty Council, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan received a cable of congratulation from President of Arab Republic of Egypt, Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi on occasionof advent of the anew Hijra year. (AllAfrica)

Envoy of Egyptian President to Arrive Khartoum Monday

[SNA] Khartoum -Egyptian Foreign Minister , Ambassador Sameh Shukri is due to arrive Monday dawn as an Envoy of President of Egypt, Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi. (AllAfrica)

Is Africa Ready for Weapons That Call Their Own Shots?

[ISS] Robotic weapons that once activated can select and attack targets without any further human intervention are being developed by the United States, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, South Korea and Israel. Often listed as part of the 'third revolution' in warfare, after conventional weapons and nuclear weapons, lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS) will be unpredictable on the battlefield. (AllAfrica)

Dr. Tawer Receives Ambassador of Egypt

[SNA] Khartoum -Member of the Sovereignty Council, Dr. Siddiq Tawer, has expressed thanks to the Arab Republic of Egypt for its support to Sudan in the past period and its backing to the negotiations that culminated in reaching all the agreements pertinent to the structures of the transitional period. (AllAfrica)

Dr. Mamdok Receives Phone Call From Egyptian Prime Minister

[SNA] Khartoum -Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, Tuesday received a phone call from the Egyptian Prime Minister, Dr. Mustafa Madboli, who congratulated Dr. Hamdok on his selection as the Prime Minister for the transitional period and wished him success. (AllAfrica)

President Kagame in France for G7 Summit

[Rwanda Govt] President Kagame today has arrived in Biarritz, France where he joins other African and world leaders for this year's G7 Summit. Rwanda joins Australia, Burkina Faso, Chile, Egypt, India, Senegal, and South Africa as the eight non-member states taking part in this year's G7 summit. (AllAfrica)

UK PM Meets Sisi at G7

[PR Newswire] London -The Prime Minister met Egyptian President Sisi at the G7 today. (AllAfrica)

Urgent Investigation Needed After Death in Notorious Al-Aqrab Prison

[AI London] Egyptian authorities must urgently carry out an independent and impartial investigation into the death of Hossam Hamed, a 30-year-old prisoner being held at al-Aqrab prison, amid allegations that he was tortured. (AllAfrica)

Mutwalli, Hussein Discuss Situation of Sudanese in Egypt

[SNA] Khartoum -The Secretary General of the Sudanese Organ for Sudanese working abroad Affairs, Ambassador Issam Awad Mutwalli met in his office with Dr. Hussein Mohamed Osman, the head of the Supreme Council of the Sudanese Community in Egypt, in the presence of Ahmed Osman Abdulla, the Director General of the communities in the organ. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Envoys Assume Key Africa Posts – But Not South Africa

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Career U.S. ambassadors are taking up key diplomatic assignments across Africa following confirmation by the Senate earlier this month. These include envoys to Nigeria, Egypt, Libya, Cote d'Ivoire and the African Union, as well as Malawi and Cape Verde. (AllAfrica)

What You Need to Win Afcon Soccer Tourney

[The Conversation Africa] The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament is the most important sporting event on the continent. It attracts media attention, sponsors and draws significant global viewership. Organised every two years, it is also considered one of the most difficult to win based on a large qualification pool. (AllAfrica)

Egypt - Rabaa Massacre Still Haunting Country - New Briefing

[AI London] On sixth anniversary of the killings, Amnesty publishes list of five continuing effects on human rights from the massacre (AllAfrica)

Cairo Trip That Split Malkia Strikers and Curious Case of Missing Passport

[Nation] Current problems bedevilling Kenya women's volleyball team started in Cairo, where Ramdoo - in his first assignment as head coach in the July 9 to 14 Africa Cup of Nations tournament - allegedly accosted Shota Katagiri, a member of his technical bench, publicly at the team's hotel during lunch. (AllAfrica)

Investigate Treatment of Detained American

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities should investigate the conditions of US citizen Khaled Hassan who attempted suicide in July 2019 while in pretrial detention in Tora prison, Human Rights Watch and The Freedom Initiative said today. An independent inquiry is needed into Khaled Hassan's allegations that he was tortured in detention, as well as other violations of prisoners' rights in Egyptian prisons. (AllAfrica)

Rebel Leaders in Cairo to Discuss Agreements With FFC

[Radio Dabanga] Cairo -Leaders of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF, a coalition of armed movements) arrived in the Egyptian capital this weekend to discuss the contents of the Constitutional Declaration with the Forces for Freedom and Change opposition alliance (FFC) before the final signing takes place on August 17. (AllAfrica)

Egypt Donates Mahangu for Drought Relief

[Namibian] THE government of Egypt has donated 134 metric tonnes of mahangu grain to the Office of the Prime Minister's Disaster Risk Management Directorate. (AllAfrica)

Xi Sends Condolences to Egyptian President Over Terrorist Attack in Cairo

[Focac] In his message, Xi said he was shocked to learn about the grave terrorist attack in the capital, which resulted in major casualties. (AllAfrica)

Egypt 2019 - Amapakabo Calls 35 for Showdown With Sudan

[This Day] Coach Imama Amapakabo has extended invitations to a total of 35 players ahead of Nigeria's home-and-away AFCON U23 qualifying matches against Sudan next month. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Acting Charge d'Affaires to Cairo Meets WHO Regional Director

[SNA] Khartoum -The acting Charge d'Affaires and Plenipotentiary at Sudan Embassy in Cairo, Idris Mohamed Ali, has met with the Regional Director of the Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Middle East, Dr. Ahmed Al-Munaziri, and discussed progress of the cooperation between Sudan and the organization and ways of increasing the joint projects between the Federal Ministry of Health and the organization. (AllAfrica)

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Emirates Welcome Sudan Constitutional Declaration

[Radio Dabanga] Riyadh / Cairo / Abu Dhabi -On Sunday, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) welcomed the agreement on the Constitutional Declaration and the initial signing between the Transitional Military Council and the forces for freedom and change in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

PM Call With President Sisi of Egypt - 3 August 2019

[PR Newswire] London -Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to President Sisi of Egypt. (AllAfrica)

Egypt Congratulates Sudan On Signing of Constitutional Declaration

[SNA] Khartoum -The caretaker Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Omar Dahab, received in his office on Sunday the Egyptian Ambassador to Sudan, Hussam Eissa. (AllAfrica)

Basketball - Angola Beat Egypt in International Tournament

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola senior women's basketball team beat Egypt 88-82 on Saturday in the first match of the International Tournament taking place in Dakar, Senegal. (AllAfrica)

Militia Leader Meets With Egyptian President in Cairo

[Radio Dabanga] Cairo -Egyptian President Abdelfattah Al Sisi has reiterated his country's support for Sudan and the Sudanese people "in shaping the future of their country and preserving state institutions" during his meeting with the deputy chief of Sudan's ruling military council on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Daglo Returns Home After Short Visit to Cairo

[SNA] Khartoum -Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, Monday returned home after a one-day visit to Cairo during which he met with the Egyptian President, Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi. (AllAfrica)