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In recognition of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s efforts to launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) earlier this month, the African Union (AU) organised a ceremony honouring the Egyptian President.
African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will help the continent import and export easily, despite its commencement facing some challenges
Meeting over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be first of 2021 after month-long suspension
Francois Bozize, ex-president ousted by a coup in 2013 saw his presidential candidacy invalidated by the Central African Republic Constitutional Court
Al-Sisi stressed the necessity of reaching a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of GERD, as Nile water is an existential issue for Egypt
Central African Republic has been struck by violence since 2013 when Muslim Seleka rebels ousted then-president, prompting reprisals from Christian militias
AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expressed deep concern over the evolution of the political and security situation in the Central African Republic
Ambassador Ahmed Hafez, FM spokesperson stated that the meeting comes within DR Congo preparation for its next AU presidency
The most COVID-19 affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Ethiopia
Egypt pledged further medical support for South Sudan to combat the Hepatitis C and B viruses, as well as COVID-19
Africa CDC, AU’s specialized healthcare agency, announced that Africa is working towards “trusted testing” for coronavirus to protect travel and borders
As Africa faces socio-economic uncertainties brought by COVID-19, the AUDA-NEPAD MSMEs Academy aims to foster resilience
African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur will continue to focus on its protection mandate, humanitarian partners to provide emergency relief
AU has urged for the necessity of reaching a fair and binding agreement on filling and operation of GERD within a comprehensive deal
Egyptian President discusses GERD developments with his South African counterpart Ramaphosa
African Union Bureau welcomed agreement amongst GERD parties to work on a Comprehensive Agreement on Blue Nile River as soon as possible
Concerned parties to present separate final reports on GERD negotiations to AU chair on Tuesday
Al-Sisi stressed need for agreement over GERD filling and operation, Ramaphosa praised Egypt’s constructive political will to resolve the crisis
At the beginning of the pandemic, which is considered the biggest public health emergency of our time, most countries were focused, understandably, on protecting their nationals.
On Friday, Egypt won membership in the African Union’s (AU) Peace and Security Council for 2020-2022
The meeting was on the sidelines of the 36th Ordinary Session of the African Union’s Executive Council on 6-7 February in Addis Ababa.
There are promising, diversified investment opportunities in Africa, making it an important destination for international business institutions, says president
Mahamat further called on “all stakeholders to concentrate their efforts towards the continuation of the peace process.”
Organisation named Egypt’s ‘People To People’ campaign video as best promotional movie in Middle East
We coordinate with international partners to improve Africa’s infrastructure, says Nasr
President focuses on fighting terrorism, illegal migration, empowering women
In our view the AU leaders should also use their meeting to reinvigorate their efforts to create an African Monetary Fund (AMF).
President met with South African, DRC counterparts during Niamey summit
African leaders announce launch of African Continental Free Trade Area
Landmark trade pact raises hopes for unified prosperous African continent