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Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
12/14/2023 6:20:56 PM
The Joint Election Observation Mission (EOM), established by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), commended on Thursday Egypt’s commitment to hold the 2024 presidential elections amid a challenging economic and security environment.

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
12/8/2023 7:04:19 PM
The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) announced on Friday the arrival of their Joint Election Observation Mission (EOM) for the forthcoming presidential elections in Egypt.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/22/2023 1:35:42 PM
According to the Egyptian Minister of Emigration and Expatriates Affairs Soha Gendy, Egypt is actively working to enhance economic cooperation and regional integration among COMESA countries.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/8/2023 3:05:00 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urged member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to exert more efforts to achieve regional integration in order to address the current challenges.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/8/2023 11:08:44 AM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with his Zambian counterpart Hakainde Hichilema on Thursday, ahead of the 22nd Summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in the Zambian capital Lusaka.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/26/2023 3:01:17 PM
Regional Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) Menghestab Haile announced the provision of $100,000 to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries to enhance knowledge exchange efforts with Egypt.

World - Africa
3/23/2023 6:09:45 PM
Devastation in southern Africa wrought by Cyclone Freddy is raising "major health risks," including the spread of cholera, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

World - Africa
3/16/2023 10:58:07 PM
The death toll from Cyclone Freddy after it lashed Malawi upon returning to southern Africa's mainland has risen to 326, the country's president said Thursday, bringing the total number of victims across the region to over 400 since February.

World - Africa
3/14/2023 4:43:13 PM
At least 190 people have died in Malawi since Cyclone Freddy smashed into southern Africa at the weekend, triggering flooding and mudslides, Malawian authorities said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
3/13/2023 10:04:56 PM
Nearly 100 people have died in Malawi's southern districts after Cyclone Freddy made a rare return to southern Africa with torrential rains that triggered flooding, the country's disaster agency said Monday.

World - Africa
6/27/2022 6:36:52 PM
Zimbabwe's central bank on Monday more than doubled its key interest rate to a whopping 200 percent, the highest in the world as the southern African country battles hyperinflation.

World - Africa
12/28/2021 9:07:13 PM
President Joe Biden formally announced Tuesday he will lift a ban this week on travel from South Africa and other countries in the region, imposed due to fear of the Omicron Covid-19 variant.

World - Africa
12/24/2021 4:49:16 PM
The U.S. will lift travel restrictions to eight southern African countries on New Year's Eve, the White House announced Friday.

World - International
12/11/2021 6:02:30 PM
Taiwan has recorded its first case of the omicron variant in a passenger who recently traveled to the southern African country of Eswatini, health officials said Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
12/7/2021 10:58:16 PM
Secretary-General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Chileshe Kapwepwe talks about the organisation’s efforts to deepen integration in Africa and Egypt’s role as current chair to Mona Sewilam

World - International
12/1/2021 4:35:34 PM
France said Wednesday it would allow in flights from ten southern African countries from Saturday, but with "drastic" restrictions permitting only French and EU residents to disembark, along with diplomats and flight crews.

World - Region
12/1/2021 10:51:30 AM
President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he would decide on a weekly basis whether to extend US travel bans on southern Africa, depending what happens with the worrying new Omicron variant of Covid-19.

Sports - World
11/30/2021 10:34:55 AM
Portuguese health authorities on Monday identified 13 cases of the omicron coronavirus variant among members of a professional soccer club and were investigating whether it was one of the first reported cases of local transmission of the virus outside of southern Africa.

World - International
11/29/2021 12:20:31 PM
The World Health Organization warned Monday the new Covid-19 Omicron variant poses a "very high" risk globally, despite uncertainties about the danger and contagion levels of the new strain.

World - Region
11/27/2021 10:27:56 PM
Britain on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19, both linked to travel from southern Africa, and expanded travel restrictions on the region.

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