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2017 CAF Champions League: 1st-round fixtures in March
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Following the qualifications of teams for the first round of the 2017 CAF Champions league, here are the fixtures, with first-leg matches to be played on 10-12 March and the second leg 17-19 March. Sports
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

 
2017 CAF Champions League: All 1st-round qualifiers emerge
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Following the conclusion of the two-leg, preliminary-round matches in the 2017 CAF Champions league this weekend, here are all the qualifiers for the first round. Sports
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

 
2017 CAF Confederation Cup: 1st-round fixtures in March
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Following the qualification of teams from the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup, below are the first-round fixtures in March. Sports
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

 
2017 CAF Confederation Cup: All 1st-round qualifiers
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - At the conclusion of the two-leg matches this weekend in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup, the following teams have qualified for the first round. Sports
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

2017 CAF Confederation Cup: Results of all 2nd-leg, preliminary-round matches
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the results of the second-leg matches played at the weekend in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup. Sports
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

2017 CAF Champions league: All 2nd-leg, preliminary-round results
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the results in the second-leg, preliminary-round matches played at weekend in the 2017 CAF Champions league. Sports
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

2017 CAF Champions league: Some 2nd-leg, preliminary-round results
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are some results from the second-leg matches played on Saturday in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions league. Sports
[Panapress] 19/02/2017

2017 CAF Confederation Cup: More 2nd-leg, preliminary-round results
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are results of some second-leg matches played on Friday and Saturday in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup.
[Panapress] 19/02/2017

Kenya: Egyptian President Begins State Visit to Kenya
[East African] Nairobi -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in Kenya Saturday morning for a state visit.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Ethiopia: Setting Non-Partisan Agenda On Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn had discussed with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi while here, in Addis Ababa for the 28th African Union (AU) Summit. The two leaders had held thoroughly discussion focusing on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and (...)
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Egyptian president begins state visit to Kenya
Sisi treated to full military honour in Nairobi
[East Africa News Post] 18/02/2017

Eritrea wins Men and Women Elite TTT and ITT in African Continental Cycling Championship
The 2017 African Continental Cycling Championship that started on Tuesday in the Egyptian city of Luxor witnessed extraordinary performance the Eritrean National Cycling team that comfortably won the 57.8 Km Team Time Trial (TTT) both in the elite men and women. Asmara, 18 February 2017 - The (...)
[Shabait] 18/02/2017

2017 CAF Confederation Cup: Renaissance du Congo qualifies for 1st round
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - DR Congo club, Renaissance du Congo, has qualified for the first round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup competition. Sports
[Panapress] 18/02/2017

Tanzania looks to Egypt to revive leather industry
Tanzania has eight small and medium-sized leather factories operating below capacity, both in collecting and processing raw hides and skins.
[East Africa News Post] 17/02/2017

2017 CAF Confederation Cup: Preliminary-round, 2nd-leg matches this weekend
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the second-leg matches, to be played from Friday through Sunday, in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup. Sports
[Panapress] 17/02/2017

2017 CAF Champions League: Preliminary-round, 2nd-leg matches this weekend
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the second-leg matches to be played this weekend in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions league. Sports
[Panapress] 17/02/2017

Egypt: Guterres underscores political solutions to ease tensions in regional hotspots
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday reiterated his commitment to fighting terrorism but underlined also the importance of political solutions to the crises in Syria and the wider region, and put his weight behind the intra-Syrian negotiations (...)
[Panapress] 16/02/2017

Egypt: Messi Postpones Egypt Visit After Barcelona Defeat
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Barcelona star Lionel Messi has postponed a medical tourism campaign visit to Egypt following his side's 4-0 defeat against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Crackdown on fake cotton helps revive Egypt crop.
Crackdown on fake cotton helps revive Egypt crop.
Egypt's most famous export, the silky soft cotton prized by makers of luxury bedding and clothing, has become so scarce as production has fallen that most supplies sold under its brand name last year were fake.
[Africa Report] 15/02/2017

 
Egypt: Afreximbank, Ecobank team up to promote African trade and investment
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) will promote joint corporate objectives through the financing of private sector projects and trade finance transactions, focusing on transactions involving trade and investment in (...)
[Panapress] 14/02/2017

Tunisia: Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt foreign ministers to meet on Libyan crisis
Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Foreign ministers of Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt will meet "very shortly" in Tunis on the Libyan crisis, the Tunisian minister of foreign affairs, Khameais Jhinaoui, has announced. Politics
[Panapress] 14/02/2017

Sudan: The Impact of Halayb Dispute On the Sudanese-Egyptian Relations
[SudaNow] Khartoum --Recent statements by Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir to the Arabiya satellite TV channel on the Sudan's relationship with Egypt have once again rekindled the dispute between the two countries over Halayb and Shalateen which Egypt has long claimed its ownership to the (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

Egyptian police kill two fugitives in shootout
Egyptian police kill two fugitives in shootout
Two alleged terrorists have been killed during a shootout after Egyptian police raided the hideout of the fugitives on the outskirts of Cairo.
[IOL] 13/02/2017

 
Police finds explosives in Sudan apartment after blast
Neighbours said many young Egyptians, Somalis and Syrians live in the apartment building that was raided earlier on Sunday.
[East Africa News Post] 13/02/2017

2017 CAF Champions league: All 1st-leg results in the Preliminary round
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the first-leg results from fixtures in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions league, played at the weekend. Sports
[Panapress] 13/02/2017

2017 CAF Confed. Cup: All 1st-leg results in the preliminary round
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the results of the first-leg matches played over the weekend in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup. Sports
[Panapress] 13/02/2017

Africa: Climate Change is a Threat to Nile-Sharing Countries
[Monitor] Celebrating Nile Day. The Rive Nile stretches an estimated 4,132 miles from its source to its mouth north in Egypt, which makes it the world's second longest river after Amazon. It is shared by more than five states which 17 years ago conceived an idea of a body, Nile Basin Initiative (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

FC IfeanyiUbah beat El-Masry 1-0
FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi on Sunday beat the visiting El-Masry of Egypt 1-0 in the first leg match of their 2017 CAF Confederation Cup pairing. A powerful shot from Tame Medrano in the 87th minute was all that was needed to secure the win for the home team and send the crowd into a frenzy. […] (...)
[The Nation] 12/02/2017

2017 CAF Champions league: 1st-leg results on Friday, Saturday in the Preliminary round
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are first-leg results from fixtures in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions league. Sports
[Panapress] 12/02/2017

2017 CAF Confed. Cup: 1st-leg results on Friday, Saturday in the preliminary round
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are results of the first-leg matches played on Friday and Saturday in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup. Sports
[Panapress] 12/02/2017

2017 CAF Champions league: 2 results from the preliminary round
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Here are some results from matches played on Friday in the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions league.
[Panapress] 11/02/2017

2017 CAF Confederation Cup: Some results from the preliminary round
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are some results from the preliminary-round matches of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup, played on Friday.
[Panapress] 11/02/2017

Egypt: China Displays Feast of Culture At Cairo International Book Fair
[Focac] Cairo -Sally Ramadan, a book manager of the Chinese section at 2017 Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF), has been bustling about for the final stage of the event, as she proudly caught sight of some Arab children huddling and giggling while reading the picture books she herself help (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/02/2017

Africa: China Hailed As World Model for Peaceful Big Power With Positive Reforms
[Focac] Cairo -China provides a world model for a peaceful big power with positive, comprehensive reforms and a ruling party that has come from the people, said the board chairman of Egypt's largest state-run Al-Ahram newspaper in an exclusive interview with (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/02/2017

2017 CAF Champions league: Preliminary round matches 10-12 February
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are fixtures for the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions league, to be played across Africa over two legs. Sports
[Panapress] 10/02/2017

2017 CAF Confed. Cup: Fixtures in the preliminary round this weekend
Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are the fixtures for the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup, to be played over two legs across Africa in February 2017. Sports
[Panapress] 10/02/2017

Tunisia: Rights group denounces shutdown of torture rehabilitation centre in Egypt
Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Human rights group Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the closure of a torture rehabilitation centre in Egypt describing it as another shocking attack on civil society in the North African country. (...)
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

Egypt: Drop Case Against Workers Charged Over Protests - HRW
[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian prosecutors should drop all charges against at least 26 workers who were arrested and charged in recent months in connection with peaceful strikes and protests, Human Rights Watch said today. The parliament should also revise a new trade unions draft law to fully legalize (...)
[AllAfrica] 09/02/2017

FIFA Ranking: Egypt claims top spot after runners-up title at 2017 AFCON
Zurich, Switzerland (PANA) - Egypt, the runner up at the just-ended 2017 AFCON in Gabon, has taken over leadership in the latest FIFA ranking for Africa's men's senior national teams. Sports
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

Cameroon: Cameroon - Internet Ban Dims Afcon Celebration
[Deutsche Welle] As Cameroon's President Paul Biya hosted a luncheon for the national football team after their AFCON victory over Egypt, Anglophone Cameroonians are calling on the president to lift a ban on internet connection.
[AllAfrica] 09/02/2017

Cameroon: Lions' AFCON 2017 Triumph Unites Divided Cameroon
[RFI] The African Union on Tuesday congratulated the Indomitable Lions for their 2-1 victory against Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon's players were given a hero's welcome as they landed back on home soil on Monday.
[AllAfrica] 08/02/2017

Ahead of 2017 ITTF Africa Junior Championships: Tunisia dares Nigeria, Egypt
Despite acknowledging the superiority of Nigeria and Egypt in Africa, National Technical Director of Tunisia Table Tennis Federation (TTTF), Ramzi Mabrouk believes they are going to ‘rock the boat’ against the superpowers at this year’s ITTF Africa Junior and Cadet Championship in April. Having (...)
[The Nation] 08/02/2017

African Development Bank: Agenda for Changing Lives and Transforming Africa
– By Srimal Fernando, Global Editor – The story of 1.2 billion people living in 54 nations in the African continent is poised to change considerably and could be the big story of the next decade. South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 07/02/2017

Court sentences two Morsi supporters to death for violence
An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced two supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi to death and 20 others, including six fugitives to 25-year jail terms. The Morsi supporters and the fugitives were sentenced for committing acts of violence following the ex-president’s removal in July 2013, (...)
[The Nation] 07/02/2017

Malawi: Has Football Body Learnt From Indomitable Lions?
[Nyasa Times] On 88th minute, substitute Vincent Aboubakar chest-controlled the ball just outside the 18-yard area, chipped it over an Egyptian defender, and then beat veteran goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary with a low shot to send Cameroon back to the summit of African football on Sunday, February (...)
[AllAfrica] 07/02/2017

Africa: Five Key Takeaways from AFCON2017
[allAfrica] The 2017 African Nations Cup finals are a thing of the past, and Cameroon were crowned worthy winners with their final victory over Egypt on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 07/02/2017

Sudan: President Bashir says Halaib remains Sudanese territory
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese President Omar Bashir, has reiterated that the Halaib territory, presently under Egyptian military occupation, remains a Sudanese land, citing the first Sudanese elections held in the 1950s during the Anglo-Egyptian condominium which had covered the territory (...)
[Panapress] 06/02/2017

Africa: President Al-Bashir Accuses Egypt of Supporting Sudanese Opposition
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt of supporting Sudanese opposition, while threatening to resort to the UN Security Council if Egypt refused to negotiate over the Halayeb triangle.
[AllAfrica] 06/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: Finally, Sweet Revenge for Young Lions #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Hugo Broos has gone from being criticised at almost every turn to national hero in Cameroon after masterminding a most unlikely victory for the country at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals.
[AllAfrica] 06/02/2017

Sudan president accuses Egypt of backing opponents
Bashir says opposition figures are backed by Egyptian intelligence services.
[East Africa News Post] 06/02/2017



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