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Msakni strikes as Tunisia shock Nigeria in Africa Cup of Nations

Veteran Youssef Msakni scored to give previously unimpressive Tunisia a shock 1-0 triumph over 10-man Nigeria in Garoua on Sunday in an Africa Cup of Nations last-16 match.

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Gabon coach laments Aubameyang loss after AFCON exit

Gabon coach Patrice Neveu admitted his team struggled to make up for losing star man Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after they were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations on penalties by Burkina Faso in the last 16 on Sunday.

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Egypt’s national civilization museum hosts World Art Forum for 1st time

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization will host on Saturday for the first time the World Art Forum (WAF), the largest international contemporary art event that adopts the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the core of their mission.

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Greco-Roman rock-cut tomb discovered west of Aswan

The joint Egyptian-Italian mission working in the vicinity of the Mausoleum of Aga Khan, west of Aswan, uncovered a Greco-Roman rock-cut tomb during work carried out during the last archaeological season.

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In Photos: Huge blocks for Sphinx-shaped King Amenhotep III colossi remain from ritual scenes uncovered in Luxor

A German-Egyptian mission directed by Hourig Sourouzian uncovered a collection of huge limestone pieces belonging to a pair of royal sphinxes as well as the remains of walls and columns decorated with festive and ritual scenes in Luxor.

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In Photos: Middle Kingdom mining mission premises unearthed in South Sinai

An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed remains from an ancient mining mission in South Sinai that dates to Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) announced on Monday.

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Grave danger: Controversy over Egyptian government plan to demolish Cairo historic cemeteries

​Cairo’s historic cemeteries are at risk of being demolished, but what is so important about such ancient grave yard?

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Tahteeb: Ancient practice that is still popular in Upper Egypt

On the first day of the national Festival of Tahteeb (Stick Dance), which was held from 23 to 27 December, the masters of Tahteeb sat confidently leaning on their sticks awaiting the game to begin.

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Hassan Fathy’s New Gourna finally reopens its doors in Luxor

Last Thursday was a truly exceptional day in the village of Gourna, Luxor. The Egyptian minister of culture, the National Organization for Urban Harmony (NOUH), and UNESCO celebrated the first phase restoration and architectural revival of New Gourna, which started in 2018.

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Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now?

Health experts suggest stepping up protection against the highly contagious omicron variant with stronger masks such as N95s or KN95s.

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Booster shots needed against omicron, CDC studies show

Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots

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Antibiotic-resistant superbugs killed 1.2 million in 2019: Study

It means antibiotic-resistant bacteria responsible for more deaths than AIDS or malaria

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Adding Peanuts to Young Children's Diet Can Help Avoid Allergy

Including peanuts in children's diets early in life could help stave off allergies against the legume, which can be fatal and affect swathes of youngsters globally, according to a new study Friday

A trilogy by award-winning children's author Kwame Alexander that tells the saga of an African family begins this fall with 'The Door of No Return.''

The winners of the 17th edition of Sawiris Cultural Awards were announced on Saturday in a ceremony at Egypt’s freshly inaugurated National Museum of Egyptian civilization, a remarkable change of venue for the awards, which were usually held at the 1,300-seat main hall of the Opera House.

Alice Gaber's most recent collection of short stories entices the reader's curiosity with a simple, easy to read style and characters that face misfortune, but is hampered by its forgettability.

​Poet and activist Maya Angelou has become the first Black woman to appear on the US quarter, in a new version of the coin unveiled by the US Mint on Monday.