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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/4/2022 11:20:56 PM
As the convening of COP27 draws closer, Egypt is stressing the importance of developing mechanisms to ensure developing countries are compensated for the damage they suffer due to climate change.

Sports - Egyptian Football
10/4/2022 10:28:58 PM
Zamalek will face Burundi's Flambeau du Centre FC on 9 and 14 October in the second preliminary round of the African Champions League, the club said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
10/3/2022 8:38:55 PM
Close to thirty African penguins have died due to avian flu since mid-August at Boulders beach near Cape Town, a crucial breeding site in South Africa.

World - Africa
10/3/2022 8:14:41 PM
Kenya's new president says the Cabinet has ``effectively'' lifted the country's ban on openly cultivating genetically modified crops, reversing a decade-old decision as the East African country struggles with food security and a deadly drought.

World - Africa
10/3/2022 2:24:06 PM
Regional mediators were headed to Burkina Faso on Monday in the wake of the West African country's second coup this year amid concern the latest power grab could further postpone elections and deepen the region's Islamic extremist violence.

World - Africa
10/2/2022 8:28:48 PM
Burkina Faso's ousted coup leader has offered his resignation as long as his security and other conditions were met, and the new junta leader who overthrew him has accepted the deal, religious leaders mediating the West African nation's latest political crisis said Sunday.

Sports - Egyptian Football
10/2/2022 4:17:53 PM
Egyptian giants Ahly announced on Sunday that the return match against Tunisian side US Monastir in the African Champions League round of 32 will be played at home on 15 October.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 9:27:03 PM
Gunshots rang out Saturday in Burkina Faso's capital and soldiers deployed in the streets as tensions lingered a day after military officers overthrew the man who had seized power in a coup only nine months earlier in the West African nation.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 4:34:40 PM
Soldiers blocked main roads and gunfire was heard in the capital of Burkina Faso on Saturday, as world powers condemned the second coup this year in the deeply poor and restive West African country.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 2:04:56 PM
The African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat Saturday condemned the "unconstitutional change of government" in Burkina Faso after military officers ousted junta leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba.

Sports - Africa
9/30/2022 11:10:44 PM
Guinea was on Friday stripped of hosting the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations because the infrastructure is not yet ready, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) President, Patrice Motsepe, announced in Conakry.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/29/2022 9:38:02 PM
Egypt’s hosting of the UN COP27 Climate Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh in November will put African priorities back on the climate agenda, writes Eman Ragab

World - Africa
9/29/2022 5:20:50 PM
Fuel prices in Ethiopia rose by about 20 percent Thursday, in the second such increase in less than three months as the government lifts fuel subsidies, deepening economic hardship in Africa's second most populous country.

COP27 - Climate change
9/28/2022 5:29:52 PM
The recently issued Africa Grows Green Awards (AGGA) partnered with Africa Global Start-ups (GSA) and GSA Africa to promote entrepreneurship in climate change ahead of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), according to a statement issued on Wednesday.

COP27 - Climate change
9/28/2022 4:27:16 PM
The UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt Mahmoud Mohieldin has recently said that more public and private sectors partnerships (PPPs) are needed to achieve green economic and social development in Africa.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/27/2022 9:17:45 PM
The Russian-Ukrainian war continues to have serious economic impacts throughout the world, affecting food and energy prices and threatening increasing poverty rates and political disorder, writes Amr Wagdy

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
9/27/2022 8:14:00 PM
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European Union, the Embassy of Denmark, the Embassy of Switzerland, and the African Climate Foundation (ACF) have signed a $6.2 million agreement on a project to support Egypt’s presidency of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), a statement by the UN said on Tuesday.

Sports - Egyptian Football
9/27/2022 2:20:52 PM
Coach of Burundi's Flambeau du Centre Momcilo Medic said on Tuesday he believes that his team faces a difficult or even impossible mission when they face Egypt’s Zamalek in the African Champions League round of 32.

Business - Economy
9/26/2022 9:48:16 PM
The governor of the South African Reserve Bank recently announced an increase in the lending rate by 75 basis points. This means the repo rate (the rate at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks) will increase from 5.5% to 6.25% and the prime rate (the rate commercial banks charge their clients when lending them money) rises from 9.0% to 9.75%.

Egypt - Health
9/26/2022 9:19:58 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed the government on Monday to establish the largest organ transplant centre in the Middle East and Africa in Cairo, in cooperation with international companies.

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