Senegalese New Yorkers celebrate in Harlem Senegal’s victory at the Africa Cup of Nations

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The stakes were high for Senegalese New Yorkers who gathered in several locations in Harlem, including Patisserie Les Ambassades, the headquarters of the Senegalese Association of America, and Lenox Sapphire to cheer for the Senegalese … Read More

‘Egyptians entering Sudan now need entry visas’ | «Les Egyptiens entrant au Soudan ont maintenant besoin d’un visas d’entrée»

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The Sudanese government has said Egyptians can no longer enter Sudan without visas, effectively ending decades of free entry to the Sudan by Egyptian nationals. The official Radio Omdurman on Saturday quoted the official spokesman for the … Read More

Egypt’s aviation school to train Rwandan pilots

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Egyptian Aviation Academy will train Rwandan pilots for single-engine aircraft following a new agreement to be reached with the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA), a diplomatic source confirmed in Kigali. The Rwandan ambassador to Egypt, Sheikh Saleh Habimana, said that … Read More

Libya’s neighbours to meet in Cairo

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – A meeting of Libya’s six neighbouring countries – Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Niger and Chad – has been scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt, later this month, to find ways to enhance Libya’s stability, the … Read More

Senegal: Egypt gets back stolen artifacts

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Mohamed Ibrahim, Egypt’s Antiquities Minister, revealed Wednesday that 12 stolen artifacts would be returned to his country from London. According to a local paper, the artifacts were smuggled out of Egypt after the 25 January, 2011, revolution. … Read More

Ethiopia snubs Egyptian opposition to renaissance dam project

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Ethiopia is launching a major diplomatic offensive to win international support for its renaissance dam project, whose construction is underway despite a strong Egyptian objection. A panel, comprising ministers, senior political, community and religious leaders, … Read More

Egyptian smashes African hammer record | Un Egyptien pulvérise le record d’Afrique du marteau

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – Mostafa Al-Gamel of Egypt has smashed the African Hammer Record, according to world athletics governing body, IAAF. According to a statement posted on the IAAF official website, Al-Gamel added 66 centimetres to the … Read More

Libya: North Korea disowns oil-stealing vessel

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – North Korea has disowned the vessel which illegally loaded a shipment of crude oil from a militia-held port in Libya, local media reported Thursday. The report quoted North Korea’s official news agency as saying the vessel, … Read More

Sudan: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan meet on Renaissance Dam

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Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – A meeting of ministers in charge of water resources from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia was held Saturday to discuss the recommendations of the international committee of experts on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The dam, which Ethiopia … Read More

Over 20 million to be vaccinated for polio in Syria, neighboring countries

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Photo: AP PANA New York, US – The largest-ever consolidated immunisation response in the Middle East is under way to stop a polio outbreak, aiming to vaccinate over 20 million children in seven countries and territories repeatedly, according to the … Read More

Egyptians in Khartoum protest trial of deposed President Morsi

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Photo: PANA Khartoum, Sudan – Hundreds of Egyptians resident in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, have protested against the trial of the deposed Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, which started in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, describing the government of General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi … Read More

Draw for African playoffs for 2014 FIFA World Cup holds in Cairo

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PANA Cairo, Egypt  – The draw for Africa’s last qualifying round for the 2014 FIFA World Cup is due to be held later Monday at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo, the Egyptian capital. All … Read More

Defending champions, Tunisia, kicked out of Afrobasket

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 Tunisian team – Photo: foot plus By PANA Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – Egypt Tuesday stunned defending champions Tunisia, defeating their fellow north Africans 77-67 in the knockout stage of the Afrobasket in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan. The Tunisians were no … Read More

UNESCO chief deplores damage to cultural heritage sites in Egypt

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Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Ms. Irina Bokova By PANA New York, US – The Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Ms. Irina Bokova on Monday expressed grave concern for Egypt’s cultural … Read More

Egypt Crisis: Death toll in Friday protests rises above 60

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Photo: Wltx By PANA Cairo, Egypt – The death toll in Friday’s “March of Anger” called by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has shot to more than 60 as violence continued after the curfew hours in the capital, Cairo, in … Read More

Global Information Networks hosts roundtable on Egypt’s political crisis

L-R: Panelists Tseliso Thipanyane, Tamara Al-Rifai, Milton Allimadi, Danny Schechter, and Osama Abdel Khalek By Isseu Diouf Campbell Translated in French by Aisha Dabo After the recent military ousting of Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi, the citizens of the North African nation … Read More