Renowned Egyptian political researcher Hani Raslan dies from COVID-19

Ahram Online , Saturday 4 Dec 2021

Renowned Egyptian political researcher and expert in African affairs Hani Raslan died on Saturday due to COVID-19 complications.

Hani Raslan

Raslan, an advisor to Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies (ACPSS), was one of Egypt and the Arab world’s top experts in African affairs.

Born in Khartoum, Raslan was the founder and ex-head of Sudan and Nile Basin Unit in ACPSS. He also served as editor-in-chief of the center's "Egyptian Vision" magazine. 

Raslan was admitted to hospital a week ago after contracting coronavirus. According to his colleagues and family members on Facebook, his condition deteriorated as he suffered already from kidney problems.  

Raslan was a contributor to Al-Ahram Online and Al-Ahram weekly.

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