Uganda-Egypt: Cooperating on the Nile Mega Dam

Uganda-Egypt: Cooperating on the Nile Mega Dam

KAMPALA, 11 April 2021 – Uganda and Egypt have agreed to share intelligence as tensions escalate over the upcoming filling and long-term management of Ethiopia’s mega-dam on the Nile River. Uganda’s army said the deal was reached Wednesday between senior military...
Ethiopia: Talks Over Nile Mega Dam Collapse

Ethiopia: Talks Over Nile Mega Dam Collapse

KINSHASA, 10 April 2021 – African Union-mediated talks between Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan over the Ethiopian mega-dam on the Nile River have collapsed, according to Sudan’s independent newspaper Al-Intibaba. The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR...
Egypt: Exhumed COVID-19 Victim Torched

Egypt: Exhumed COVID-19 Victim Torched

CAIRO, 6 April 2021 – Police in Egypt are probing why the body of a COVID-19 victim was exhumed from a grave and desecrated. Family members said they found the body completely burnt and dumped outside the Izbat al-Bagour cemeteries far from the place of her burial,...
Egypt: Parade of the Mummies

Egypt: Parade of the Mummies

CAIRO, 5 April 2021 – Ancient mummies of Egypt’s royal pharaohs were led from their resting places Saturday and paraded through the streets of Cairo to a more modern high-tech home. The mummies went from their old home at the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square...
Burundi-Egypt: Cooperating on Mega Dam Dispute

Burundi-Egypt: Cooperating on Mega Dam Dispute

GITEGA, 2 April 2021 – The president of Burundi Evariste Ndayishimiye and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi have agreed to intensify coordination about the Ethiopian mega dam. Observers say it is one more move by Egypt to gain support for its...
Egypt: Suez Canal Reopens as Giant Ship is Refloated

Egypt: Suez Canal Reopens as Giant Ship is Refloated

CAIRO, 29 March 2021 – The giant container ship that has blocked Egypt’s Suez Canal for nearly a week was nudged free Monday, as the canal reopens to maritime traffic. “We pulled it off!” Boskalis, a salvage company that helped with the operation, said in a statement...
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