Egypt - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper The Democrat Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:27:15 +0200 Nabil Ouchagour Five Egyptian Coptic Christians wounded during a clash Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:27:38 +0100 Attorney General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud challenges Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:07:55 +0200 Ojong Debra Egypt's president Mohammed Mursi decrees pardon revolutionaries Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:32:47 +0200 Ojong Debra Social media and cyber-activism in North Africa's revolution Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:55:06 +0100 As hundreds of thousands of Egyptians in Cairo's Tahrir Square celebrated the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak on 11 February, some held up mobile phones to snap photos of the crowd, others sent Twitter messages to their friends and a few wielded signs proclaiming, “Thank you, Facebook.” Ernest Harsch Ethiopia: Egyptian fears over new dam 'groundless' Thu, 17 Mar 2011 20:19:09 +0100 The Ethiopian government has downplayed the effect that a dam it is planning to build near the Sudanese border could have on lower Nile riparian sates, Egypt and Sudan. Addis Ababa has qualified fears expressed by Egyptian officials as “unsubstantiated”. Yohannes Anberbir U.S-Egypt to pursue 'strategic interests' together Wed, 16 Mar 2011 02:27:24 +0100 The new Egypt says it would preserve its 1979 peace treaty with Israel, and work closely with the United States on counter-terrorism. This eases fears that post Hosni Mubarak-Egypt would steer a more independent course from Washington as far as foreign policy is concerned. Konye Obaji Ori Ethiopia led Nile treaty gains ground as Burundi joins Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:57:55 +0100 Ethiopian authorities have expressed their contentment over Burundi's decision to sign a new Nile water equitable sharing treaty that will end Egypt's historical control over the Nile water. Desalegn Sisay Egypt's anti-democracy militias raise concern Mon, 07 Mar 2011 11:44:28 +0100 As Egypt's pro-democracy activists protested for reform of the security services, men in plain clothes armed with swords and petrol bombs attacked the rally that took place in front of the interior ministry building. Konye Obaji Ori Experts and Gibberish in the Ethiopian, Egyptian, Tunisian, Libyan and Western context Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:54:06 +0100 The poetic rhetoric of some American officials in the face of complex political issues tend bring gist to the mill of the satirist. “Some of the leaders we support may be bastards but they are OUR bastards” Kirkpatrick's statement, notwithstanding its brutally direct tone, sets precedence for a famous contradictory declaration from Henry Kissinger: "if people are foolish enough to elect left wing leaders we cannot let them have their say." Refusing to be left out of the equation, Donald Rumsfeld declared: “As we know, there are known unknowns, the one's we don't know, we don't know”. But, that was before Sarah Palin took the top spot, kicking out Miss South Carolina 2007, with her Egypt-America relations arguments... Hama Tuma Egypt: Gamel Mubarak goes into hiding Mon, 21 Feb 2011 13:06:55 +0100 According to reports circulating in the local media, Gamal Mubarak, the ex-Egyptian president's first son fled the civil unrest in Egypt with his wife and daughter to live in London. Muritala Bakare Can the US allow democracy to take root in Egypt's shifting sands? Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:13:12 +0100 According to Noam Chomsky, President Obama's reaction to the Egyptian revolution conforms to the normal US response when one of their “favoured dictators” loses control. Stefan Simanowitz Libya stifles protests with pro-government rallies on TV Thu, 17 Feb 2011 15:25:29 +0100 Human rights groups have warned Libyans that an all-out protest against President Muammar Gaddafi may result in human right abuses and crimes against humanity by the no-nonsense Gaddafi regime. A Facebook page dedicated to the planned protest urged followers to "make it a day of rage in Libya." Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson US reporter raped by Egyptian mob in Cairo Wed, 16 Feb 2011 09:55:44 +0100 <p class="spip">A senior CBS correspondent is recovering in hospital in the US after she was beaten and sexually assaulted by a mob while covering the Egyptian protests, the US network says.</p> <p class="spip">It says the attack occurred on Friday in Cairo's packed Tahrir Square after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down.</p> Egypt and Tunisia: Economic turmoil after revolution? Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:13:08 +0100 Shortly after revolting against their autocratic leaders Tunisians and Egyptians are droning in the aftermath of their uprising. The political uncertainty in Tunisia after the ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has forced many Tunisians to flee across the Mediterranean. Across the border, Egyptians are belligerent about their wages and have begun to protest against the current military authority. Konye Obaji Ori