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Business - Economy
5/22/2022 3:48:02 PM
Returning to an in-person format after years of virtual meetings due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 57th round of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s annual meetings will kick off on Monday in the Ghanian capital of Accra under the theme ‘Achieving Climate Resilience and a Just Energy Transition for Africa.”

World - Africa
5/20/2022 2:00:43 PM
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia's war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.

Business - Economy
5/15/2022 9:03:02 PM
Egypt's Minister of Agriculture El-Sayed El-Quseir announced Sunday that Egypt's agriculture sector has been able to absorb the shock of the coronavirus pandemic, and “as a result, the contribution of the agriculture sector to Egypt's GDP increased to more than 15 percent.”

Egypt - Politics
5/15/2022 6:36:12 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt is working on a five-pillar plan to cope with the current global economic crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

World - International
4/27/2022 11:18:27 PM
Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

Egypt - Health
4/23/2022 4:10:05 PM
Egypt recorded a daily average of 89 coronavirus infections and six deaths over the past week, as new cases continue their steep downward trajectory since the end of the fifth wave of the pandemic, according to the Ministry of Health and Population’s fourth weekly update on the coronavirus pandemic nationwide.

Business - Economy
4/8/2022 1:39:51 PM
"We managed to overcome the fallout of the current international economic crisis," Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said on Thursday, adding that the Egyptian economy has been strong and flexible enough to deal with consecutive international challenges since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt - Tourism
4/2/2022 8:29:03 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has directed the government to continue supporting the country's tourism sector in the face of international developments, including the coronavirus pandemic and the crisis between Russia and Ukraine, both major sources of tourists for Egypt.

Egypt - Society
4/1/2022 6:30:00 PM
It is the time of the year where Ramadan merchandise from lanterns to decorations invade Egypt’s streets; despite overcoming the coronavirus pandemic, the recent surge in prices nationwide is taking its toll.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/23/2022 10:00:00 AM
On Saturday, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi said commodity prices in the local market had not yet been affected by the Russian-Ukrainian war, and blamed recent price hikes on coronavirus pandemic-led global inflation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/18/2022 2:32:00 PM
Minouche Shafik, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, tells Al-Ahram Weekly how the coronavirus pandemic has turned people’s anger into fear, and how communities can better support their members to build a new social contract.

Egypt - Health
3/7/2022 3:31:23 PM
Egypt has gotten past the “difficult phase” of the latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Presidential Advisor for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din said on Monday, as the country is witnessing a noticeable drop in daily positive cases and deaths.

Egypt - Tourism
2/22/2022 2:58:12 PM
EgyptAir announced on Tuesday the resumption of direct flights between Cairo and Bangkok — Thailand’s capital — starting June after a hiatus brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/15/2022 9:33:33 PM
The fourth Arab Sustainable Development Week cast light on ways to alleviate the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, reports Doaa El-Bey

Egypt - Society
2/15/2022 5:14:19 PM
Unemployment rate has declined by 0.7 percent among males in Egypt but spiked by 2.5 percent among females at the fourth quarter of 2021 compared with the previous quarter, according to figures released by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Tuesday.

World - International
2/9/2022 10:39:46 PM
The European Union is cautiously welcoming a "stabilization" of the latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic but knows it must do more to help poorer nations, especially in Africa with jabs, officials said Wednesday.

World - International
1/27/2022 7:05:39 PM
Staffers have accused the top director of the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical and abusive behavior that has undermined the UN health agency's efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

World - International
1/22/2022 7:17:31 PM
Thousands of people gathered in European capitals Saturday to protest vaccine passports and other requirements governments have imposed in hopes of ending the coronavirus pandemic.

World - International
1/20/2022 11:32:18 PM
When the coronavirus pandemic was first declared, Spaniards were ordered to stay home for more than three months. For weeks, they were not allowed outside even for exercise. Children were banned from playgrounds, and the economy virtually stopped.

Sports - International
1/18/2022 4:10:16 PM
Only "selected'' spectators will be permitted at next month's Beijing Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Monday.

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