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  • UN chief congratulates Sisi on assuming AU presidency

    Date: 2019-02-10 19:51:47 GMT - Egypt - African Summit - SN:21 - ID:7798690

    UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has congratulated Egypt on assuming the presidency of the 32nd African Union Summit, currently being held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This came during a meeting between Guterres and President Abdel Fattah El ....

  • House to resume debate on constitutional amendments Wednesday

    Date: 2019-02-10 19:49:44 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:20 - ID:7798685

    The House of Representatives will resume on Wednesday the discussion of a report prepared by the general committee on a petition to amend some articles of Egypt’s 2014 Constitution. During Wednesday's session, the parliament will also make its ....

  • PM inspects social housing project in New Aswan

    Date: 2019-02-10 19:48:28 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:19 - ID:7798684

    Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli inspected Sunday the social housing project in New Aswan City. Accompanied by the youth and local development ministers as well as the governor of Aswan, Madbouli ordered speeding up the pace of work to finalize ....

  • Sisi approves amendments to building tax law

    Date: 2019-02-10 19:43:31 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:18 - ID:7798674

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi signed on Sunday a decree amending some provisions of law no. 196 of 2008 on issuing building tax. The decree no. 4/2019 was published in the official gazette. ....

  • AU commissioner says humanitarian situation in Africa "worrying"

    Date: 2019-02-10 19:15:18 GMT - Ethiopia - African Summit - SN:17 - ID:7798651

    Commissioner for Political Affairs at the African Union Commission Minata Samate Cessouma termed on Sunday the humanitarian situation in Africa as "worrying." Addressing the opening session of the 32nd African Union Summit, Cessouma said that the ....

  • Sisi closes AU summit's inaugural session in Addis Ababa

    Date: 2019-02-10 16:45:27 GMT - Ethiopia - African Summit - SN:16 - ID:7798502

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi announced the close of the inaugural session of the 32nd Ordinary Meeting of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) which opened here on Sunday. A closed evening session will be held ....

  • EU to offer 225mn euros as part of regional support programs to Africa

    Date: 2019-02-10 16:41:43 GMT - Ethiopia - African Summit - SN:15 - ID:7798495

    EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica has signed new regional support programs with 25 African countries. Worth 225 million euros, the additional EU investments should contribute to creating new jobs and ....

  • African leaders congratulate Sisi over receiving AU presidency

    Date: 2019-02-10 16:28:18 GMT - Ethiopia - African Summit - SN:14 - ID:7798481

    President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi has congratulated Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over receiving the presidency of the African Union for 2019 from Rwanda. Addressing the 32nd African summit in the Ethiopian ....

  • Banker encourages investment in Africa as Egypt takes over presidency of AU

    Date: 2019-02-10 16:13:19 GMT - Egypt - African Summit - SN:13 - ID:7798452

    It is high time that Egypt tapped new markets in Africa, especially after President Abdel Fattah El Sisi took over chairmanship of the AU earlier Sunday, a senior banker said. Mervat Sultan, President of the Export Development Bank of Egypt, ....

  • CBE starts implementing strategy on enhancing economic ties with Africa

    Date: 2019-02-10 16:08:58 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:12 - ID:7798442

    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) began implementing a comprehensive strategy to enhance economic relations with the African countries within the framework of its belief in the importance of the Egyptian presence in the continent. The strategy ....

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