|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
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 (...)
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
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 (...)
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 (...)
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. […] (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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.
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, (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)