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Egypt reports 20th  bird flu victim

Egypt reports 20th bird flu victim

Egypt has reported the 20th death attributed to the deadly H5N1 strain of avian flu, the Ministry of Health said Tuesday. Egypt has reported the...
Price hikes in Egypt

Price hikes in Egypt

The continued increase in the prices of foodstuffs in Egypt has sparked worries by concerned citizens of the North African nation. In recent months, the...
CAF Matches: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Benin…

CAF Matches: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Benin…

Results and brief commentaries of matches between: Ashantigold and Sahel, Africa Sport and Tonnerre, Entente Sportive and Port Authority as well as announced match between...
Egypt: Arrests and Killings of illegal African immigrants

Egypt: Arrests and Killings of illegal African immigrants

Egyptian border forces have arrested 12 Africans attempting to cross from Egypt to Israel in another show of force to stem the flow of...
Egypt: First woman “maazun” causes stir in islamic world

Egypt: First woman “maazun” causes stir in islamic world

The appointment of Egypt's first female that is authorised to conduct Muslim weddings has sparked a debate over the role of women in Islamic...
EGYPT: High rates of trauma, sickness among Iraqi refugees

EGYPT: High rates of trauma, sickness among Iraqi refugees

Many of the estimated 70,000-150,000 Iraqi refugees in Egypt have developed serious psychological and stress-related illnesses, including cardiac problems, according to Ahlam Tobia, a...
Egypt : Where is the Press Headed?

Egypt : Where is the Press Headed?

The press plays an important role in shaping and guiding public opinion and thus controls the convictions of people and their reactions to events....
Religion (illustrative)

Government silent over anti-islamic film

Parliament is already brewing controversy in the Islamic world, less than one month before it is planned to be aired on television. The film...
EGYPT: changing attitudes to rape?

EGYPT: changing attitudes to rape?

Egypt was scandalised last summer when an 11-year-old girl named Hend Farghali was allegedly raped by a 21-year-old man. Petrified, the girl did not...
Volleyball Olympic qualifier: Kenya replaced by Puerto Rico

Volleyball Olympic qualifier: Kenya replaced by Puerto Rico

The world volleyball governing body, FIVB, has granted Puerto Rico a spot in this year's last Olympic qualifier tournament, after Kenya and Peru withdrew...
CAN 2008: Egypt CAN 2008 Champions

CAN 2008: Egypt CAN 2008 Champions

The Pharaohs of Egypt retained Africa's most coveted football trophy when they defeated Cameroon 1-0 in the final match of the 26th MTN Africa...
Egypt: HIV + presumed homosexuals chained and shamed…

Egypt: HIV + presumed homosexuals chained and shamed…

Two Egyptians arrested last October, supposedly HIV positive, are handcuffed to their hospital beds 23 hours per day while awaiting sentencing for homosexuality. The...
CAN 2008: Roger Milla wary of Egypt’s emerging force in Africa

CAN 2008: Roger Milla wary of Egypt’s emerging force in Africa

The euphoria that greeted Cameroon’s lone-goal win over host Ghana Black Stars literarily went into the winds when most players and officials watched as...
CAN 2008: Egyptian coach woos Accra crowd against Cameroon

CAN 2008: Egyptian coach woos Accra crowd against Cameroon

Egyptian coach Hassan Shehata has urged the vociferous A ccra crowd to get behind the defending champions, Pharaohs of Egypt, when they t a...
CAN 2008 : Egyptians in a festive mood

CAN 2008 : Egyptians in a festive mood

Egyptians celebrated late into Thursday night after their national team, the Pharaohs, cruised into the final of the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations in...
CAN 2008 semi-finals: Cameroon promises to oust Ghana

CAN 2008 semi-finals: Cameroon promises to oust Ghana

Ahead Thursday’s first semi -final clash against the Black Stars of Ghana, the captain of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon , Rigobert Song, has...
Egypt: Stop Criminalizing HIV

Egypt: Stop Criminalizing HIV

A series of arrests in Cairo sparked by one man’s admission to police that he was HIV-positive endangers public health as well as human...
CAN 2008 : Cameroun weakly clears Sudan and qualifies

CAN 2008 : Cameroun weakly clears Sudan and qualifies

Cameroun did very little this Wednesday, when they played Sudan to win at 3-0, buying their ticket to the quater final of the African...
CAN 2008 : Egypt sweeps Cameroun in a sensational 4-2 score

CAN 2008 : Egypt sweeps Cameroun in a sensational 4-2 score

The reigning African champions gave their Camerounian conterparts a football lesson on Tuesday, with a 4-2 score. The Pharaos, remarkable with their technique and...
Sudan: Do more to contain Rift Valley Fever – WHO

Sudan: Do more to contain Rift Valley Fever – WHO

The UN World Health Organization has urged Sudan to step up its efforts to halt the spread of Rift Valley Fever in the east...
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Winner of Mo Ibrahim leadership award emerges Monday

The first winner of the Mo Ibrahim leadership award for Africa's most effective head of state is set to emerge Monday (today) in London,...