Egypt

December 3, 2022

Egypt: Health Minister – Egypt Ranks 26th Worldwide for Medical Tourism

Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Friday 02/12/2022 that Egypt ranked fourth regionally and 26th globally in the Medical Tourism Index.
November 30, 2022

Egyptians demand the British Museum return the Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone, the centerpiece of a new exhibition at London’s largest museum titled, "Hieroglyphs unlocking ancient Egypt," celebrating the 200th anniversary of the stone's decipherment. However, growing calls demand the black slab to be return to Egypt.
November 25, 2022

200 migrants bused in convoys to Libyan border crossings

In a rare display of cooperation from Libya's divided political institutions, the country expelled Thursday (Nov. 24) over 200 migrants who'd entered its territory illegally. The group of returnees included "105 Egyptians, 101 Chadians and 20 Sudanese".
November 22, 2022

Egyptian football fans proud that World Cup taking place in Arab nation

Egypt may not have qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, but fans are proud that the competition is being held for the first time ever in an Arab nation.
November 22, 2022

Africa: COP27 – Landmark Win On Loss and Damage Fund

COP 27 delivered on what was the 'litmus test' for its success - consensus on the establishment of a fund on loss and damage. What seemed impossible was made possible, largely due to the unity of the G77 and China and the role of the Egyptian Presidency. Also important were efforts by civil society groups who put pressure on the United States, the main blocker to having the fund.
November 21, 2022

Tanzania: Water Crisis in Tanzania – High Time for Embracing Technology and Innovation Over Nature Dependence Solution

IN the mid of the UN COP27 summit in Egypt, the city of Dar es Salaam and other parts of Tanzania face severe water shortages that were brought on by drought.
November 18, 2022

Soil, a little-known carbon sink, is a diminishing resource in Kenya

As the world comes together at COP 27 in Egypt, few are talking about soil as an important resource in carbon sequestration in mitigating the effects of climate change. Scientists sound the alarm in Kenya.
November 16, 2022

Egypt: Imprisoned activist calls off hunger strike

After escalating a months-long partial hunger strike to pressure for his release on Nov 6, Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah ended his hunger strike, his family said Tuesday (Nov 15).
November 15, 2022

Climate activists call on countries to stop funding new gas projects in Africa

Activists attending the COP27 climate conference in Egypt held a demonstration on Tuesday, calling on countries to stop funding new gas projects in Africa.
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