Latest in Tag: election Highlight

Latest in Tag: election

FRA announces excluded candidates in MCDR election

The authority has also excluded Safwat Abdel Moneim for not meeting the conditions required for running the election, as it was revealed that he currently works as a branch head of Mubasher Trade since May 2017. Mubasher is a shareholding company of MCDR.

Daily News Egypt

Op-ed review: civil opposition under fire after calling for election boycott

For several days, the media has been slamming civil opposition formed of political groups and figures, including former presidential candidates Hamdeen Sabahi and Khaled Ali, after they launched a campaign calling for boycotting the upcoming presidential election. Such criticism was further reflected in op-eds published in Sunday’s newspapers, occasionally putting civil forces and the outlawed …

Amira El-Fekki

The Prosecutor General Tala’at Abdallah announced on Tuesday that he has asked the Office of International Cooperation to prepare a memorandum asking Interpol to arrest former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq. (AFP/File, Mohammed Abed)

Ahmed Shafiq announces bid for 2018 election: Reuters

Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister under deposed president Hosni Mubarak and a 2012 presidential candidate, announced that he intends to run for Egypt’s 2018 presidential election and that he will be returning to Egypt “in the next few days”, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Shafiq said in a video declaration sent to Reuters and a …

Mohamed Samir

Egyptian sports clubs elections

Gezira Sporting Club: 33 candidates running for elections with 3 seats for women The Gezira Sporting Club is witnessing a fierce election between 33 candidates running for all positions in the club. The internal elections, scheduled for 25 November will see a unique competition over three seats for women. There are four candidates competing over …

Daily News Egypt

Worst week for dollar since Trump election

The greenback has been on track to record its worst week against a basket of major currencies since July. The slump was caused by political uncertainties surrounding US President Donald Trump.After a series of gains following the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president, the dollar slumped to its lowest index in 10 months on …

Deutsche Welle

South Korea’s election to upend business as usual?

Voters in one of Asia’s largest economies are demanding big changes. For this reason presidential candidates are focused on breaking up traditional structures and possibly a closer relationship with China.Creating jobs, ending corruption and boosting stubbornly-low birthrates should be high on a to-do list for South Korea’s next president. As wealth continues to be concentrated …

Deutsche Welle