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2017-03-29 Egypt Snubs Nile Sharing Agreement, Asks for More Time
[Monitor] Entebbe -Egyptian authorities on Monday, yet again, requested for more time to "consult widely" on the terms and implications of the contentious clauses in the new cooperative framework that seeks to refine sharing of the River Nile. The request was resultantly granted by the Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) meeting chaired by Water and Environment minister Sam Cheptoris at Protea Hotel, following hours of protracted haggling that went on into the night.

2017-03-29 'I Left My Licence At Home' - Police Drag 'Naked' Stripper From Stage
[News24Wire] A stripper dragged from the stage mid-performance in Zimbabwe's eastern city of Mutare has told a court that she left her licence at home, it's been reported.

2017-03-29 Strong EIB Commitment in Support of Renewable Energy - New Eur 115 Million Financing for a Windfarm in Egypt
[PR Newswire] Luxembourg -The EIB and the Arab Republic of Egypt signed today a loan agreement of EUR 115 million for financing a windfarm in the Gulf of Suez to further expand energy generation from renewable resources. The windfarm will contribute to meet growing electricity demand using sustainable wind energy.

2017-03-27 'The Lion Is Back in His Den'
[Legalbrief] Hosni Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept through North Africa is a free man after spending six years in detention. Legalbrief reports that the extraordinary development marks the end of a futile campaign to find him accountable for numerous human rights abuses during his term in office.

2017-03-28 Charge d'Affaires Welcomes Statement of Egyptian Parliament's Arab Affairs Committee
[SNA] Cairo -The acting Charge d'Affaires at Sudan Embassy in Cairo, Ambassador Rashad Faraj Al-Tayeb, has appreciated the statement issued Sunday by the Arab Affairs Committee of the Egyptian Parliament which has affirmed the deeply-rooted relations between Sudan and Egypt.

2017-03-28 National Unity Parties - Sudan and Egypt People Could Not Allow Undermining Their Relations
[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of the Sudanese Unity Political parties on Monday urged concerned authorities in Egypt and Sudan to work for the return of normalcy to the relations between the two and to avoid anything that might mar the joint interests of the two peoples.

2017-03-28 IFC, AAIB Support Small Businesses and Sustainable Energy Projects in Egypt
[PR Newswire] Cairo -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, provides a $100 million loan to the Arab African International Bank (AAIB), to help the bank scale up its lending operations to small and medium enterprises and build its sustainable energy finance portfolio in response to increased energy bills for many companies and SMEs.

2017-03-28 Prof. Ghandour - Issue of Sudanese Miners in Egypt Discussed At Different Levels
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, pointed out that the issue of Sudanese traditional miners in Egypt was discussed in a number of meetings between the two president and between the Egyptian Prime Minister and the First Vice - President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, in South Africa.

2017-03-25 Activists, NGO Trial A Travesty
[HRW] Beirut -A Cairo court's decision on March 23, 2017 to postpone issuing its verdict in the case of Aya Hijazi and the Belady Foundation for Street Children casts a further shadow on the ability of Egypt's judicial system to deliver justice in this bizarre case, Human Rights Watch said today.

2017-03-24 Ousted Leader Mubarak Freed from Jail
[VOA] Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is a free man after being detained in prisons and hospitals for six years, following the Arab Spring uprising in 2011. He left a military hospital Friday.

2017-03-23 Egyptian Researchers Turn Shrimp Shells into Biodegradable Plastic
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cairo -Researchers at Egypt's Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic they hope will be used to make eco-friendly grocery bags and packaging.

2017-03-22 Egypt Renews Its Commitment to Africa
[ISS] Speaking at Cairo University last month, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres described Egypt as a pillar of 'multilateralism in today's world.'

2017-03-24 Eritrean Delegation Winds Visit to Egypt
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrea's high-level delegation concluded a four-day working visit to Egypt yesterday with a wrap up session between the two sides.

2017-03-22 KCCA Draws Egypt's El Masry in Confederation Cup
[Observer] KCCA FC were drawn against Egypt's El-Masry in the Caf Confederation Cup (CCC) round-of-32 draw conducted in Cairo yesterday. KCCA hosts the first leg match on the weekend of April 7 to 9.

2017-03-22 Additional Airline Security Measures On Some Routes Travelling to the UK
[PR Newswire] London -Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16.0cm x 9.3cm x 1.5cm not allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia.

2017-03-22 Presidents of Egypt, Gambia, Ghana Call Buhari
[Premium Times] The president of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, called Tuesday to wish President Muhammadu Buhari well, the Nigerian president's office said in a statement.

2017-03-23 Foreign Minister Some Media in Egypt Seek to Mar Relations Between the Two Countries
[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim Ghandour, has stressed that relations between the Sudan and Egypt stand out as special with bonds history, neighborhood and blood binding them together but some media tend to mar them.

2017-03-22 Kenya Prisons Face Al Ahly Wrath in African Club Championship Quarters
[Nation] Kenya Prisons will face Egyptian giants Al Ahly in the quarter-finals of the men's Africa Club Volleyball Championships in Tunisia on Thursday.

2017-03-21 Zamalek Reveal Talks With Sundowns and Zimbabwean Winger Billiat
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE international Khama Billiat, who plays his club football for South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns, has become the subject of interest from Egyptian giants Zamalek.

2017-03-22 Sudan and Egypt - No Tolerance for Attempts Seeking to Debase or Disgrace Any Side
[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan and Egypt on Tuesday said they reject any attempt seeking to debase or abuse any of the two countries and their peoples no matter what the circumstances, justifications or reasons, expressing their full appreciation for the history, culture and civilization of each of the two states.

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