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57th commemoration of the Africa Day, what should the youths of Africa do?

Today, the 25th of May, 2020, marks the 57th commemoration of the Africa Day; a day to celebrate and reflect on the common vision...
Egypt Detains Brotherhood Members For Fabricating Media Reports

Egypt detains 5 Brotherhood members for fabricating media reports

Egypt's police arrested on Friday five members of a Brotherhood cell over charges of producing fabricated media reports and programs, the country's Interior...
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Egypt’s president vows support for Sudan’s stability

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday vowed support for progress and stability of Sudan, the presidency office said in a statement. Bassam Radi, spokesperson...

Egypt reports 347 new coronavirus cases, tally surpassing 10,000

Egypt's total number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 10,093 after 347 new infections were recorded on Tuesday. Meanwhile, 11 patients died from...
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Egypt reopens Rafah Crossing for stranded Gazans to return home

The Egyptian authorities reopened on Tuesday the Rafah Crossing Point on the borders with the Gaza Strip, to enable Palestinians stranded in Egypt to...

Afreximbank cancels 2020 annual meeting side events due to COVID-19

....Shareholders to Consider 27th Annual Meeting Resolutions by Correspondence Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the decision to cancel...
Syrians Stranded In Egypt Return Home

232 Syrians stranded in Egypt return home

A total of 232 Syrians returned home from Egypt on Thursday, as part of the Syrian government's efforts to repatriate all Syrians stranded abroad...

Egypt confirms 348 new cases, 7 deaths of COVID-19

Egypt reported on Monday 348 new cases and seven deaths of COVID-19, raising the total infections registered in the country to 6,813 including 436...
A Sudanese man is seen wearing a face mask in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 14, 2020. Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday announced the death of a Sudanese citizen infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Mohamed Khidir/Xinhua)

Egypt sends medical aid to Sudan for fight against COVID-19

Egypt sent on Monday four military planes loaded with medical supplies and medicines to Sudan to help the neighboring state with its battle against...
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Egypt’s COVID-19 infections rise to 4,534 with 317 deaths

Egypt confirmed on Sunday 215 new cases and 10 deaths of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases registered in the country to 4,534,...
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Egypt releases 4,011 inmates on Sinai Liberation Day

Egyptian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that 3,778 inmates were pardoned and 233 released on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of Sinai Liberation...

Egypt reports 227 new COVID-19 cases, 4,319 in total

Egypt recorded on Saturday 227 new COVID-19 cases and 13 new deaths, bringing fatalities of the pandemic in the country to 307. ...
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17th dynasty wooden sarcophagus discovered in southern Egypt

An Egyptian-Spanish archaeological mission has unearthed an ancient wooden sarcophagus in Egypt's Luxor province, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Egypt said on...
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Egypt sets daily record with 232 new COVID-19 cases

Egypt's daily tally of COVID-19 infections set a new record with 232 cases on Thursday, raising the total to 3,891, the Egyptian Health Ministry...

Egypt resumes nighttime curfew for Ramadan

Egypt will resume a nighttime curfew during the holy fasting month of Ramadan to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Egypt’s COVID-19 cases mount to 2,065 with 159 deaths

Egypt's Health Ministry confirmed on Sunday 126 new cases and 13 new deaths of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases registered in the...
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Egypt distributes free face masks amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Egyptian armed forces started distributing free face masks to citizens in public places to curb the spread of COVID-19, an Egyptian official said...

Egypt reports 145 new cases of COVID-19, 11 new deaths

Egypt reported on Saturday 145 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to...
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Egypt’s top prosecutor orders investigation into protest of COVID-19 victim’s burial

Egyptian Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy on Saturday ordered an investigation after citizens attempted to prevent the burial of a doctor who died from COVID-19,...
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China backs Egypt’s fight against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday night that China supports Egypt's epidemic prevention and control efforts and stands ready to jointly fight the...
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Egypt announces financial stimulus package to cushion COVID-19 impact

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced on Tuesday a package of financial stimulus to limit the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on the...
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Egypt pledges support for Italy in confronting COVID-10 pandemic

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday that his country is ready to provide Italy with the possible support to confront the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Coronavirus cases in Egypt nudge 1,000

Egypt confirmed on Friday eight COVID-19 deaths and 120 new cases, the largest daily figures since the outbreak of the infectious disease in the...
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World Bank provides US$7.9 million to Egypt to fight COVID-19

The World Bank decided to provide Egypt 7.9 million U.S. dollars to fund emergency response activities to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, a...
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Egypt approves US$200 million job-creation loan from World Bank

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday ratified a loan of 200 million U.S. dollars from the World Bank to create more job opportunities...
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Egypt’s COVID-19 cases hit 456 with 21 deaths

The Egyptian Health Ministry announced on Wednesday that the total discovered cases of locals and foreigners infected with COVID-19 have reached 456 so far,...
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Stop shouting fire! When there is no fire – media warned

Mr Yaw Boadu Ayeboafoh, the Chairman of the National Media Commission, has cautioned the media against shouting ‘fire’ when there is actually no fire,...
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Egypt confirms 13 new COVID-19 cases

Egypt announced on Friday that 13 new cases were tested positive for COVID-19 inside the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to...
The 52nd and 53rd Beidou Navigation Satellite System satellites take off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province, on Dec 16, 2019. Photo by Zou Sen from People’s Daily Online

Egypt to use Chinese institution’s satellite launching stations

The Egyptian government has approved the request of the county's space agency to contract with a Chinese institution for using its satellite launching stations. The...

Nigeria records second case of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded its second case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the country's Health Ministry has said. The second patient contracted the...