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World - War in Ukraine
11/2/2022 8:04:32 PM
The United States said Wednesday that North Korea is sending a significant amount of artillery ammunition to Russia for its war in Ukraine, under cover of shipments to the Middle East or Africa.

World - Africa
11/2/2022 7:18:31 PM
Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities, an African Union special envoy said Wednesday, after a 2-year conflict whose victims could be counted in the hundreds of thousands.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/2/2022 6:09:22 PM
Director General of the UN International Organisation for Migration (IOM) António Vitorino has appointed experienced Othman Belbeisi as the organisation’s new regional director for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

World - Region
11/2/2022 3:20:13 PM
Morocco's King Mohammed VI has invited Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune for "dialogue" in Rabat, the kingdom's foreign minister has told AFP, after months of tension between the North African rivals.

Arts & Culture - Music
11/2/2022 2:00:38 PM
Carnival celebrations are a defining feature of the annual calendar in Brazil. During a massive street party over six days, scores of bands, often on big trucks, parade through the streets around the country. Every year, more than two million people come to Brazil’s northern state of Bahia to celebrate a particularly lively carnival.

World - Region
11/2/2022 12:14:55 PM
Arab leaders convened on Wednesday in Algeria for the second day of the 31st summit of the largest annual Arab conference to seek common ground on divisive issues in the region. The meeting comes against the backdrop of rising inflation, food and energy shortages, drought and soaring cost of living across the Middle East and Africa.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/1/2022 9:19:58 PM
In Africa and the Arab world, civil societies are meeting the challenges posed by climate change

World - Africa
11/1/2022 9:00:20 PM
In 1835 Charles Darwin, the father of the theory of evolution, was exploring an island in the Galápagos archipelago when he encountered “two large tortoises, each of which must have weighed at least two hundred pounds”. He had never seen anything like them. He became entranced by the animals and took at least one back to England as a pet.

COP27 - Climate change
11/1/2022 1:03:40 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, the UN climate change high level champion for Egypt, stressed the need to multiply the amount allocated for climate adaptation for Africa by six times to reach $62 billion, up from the current $11.4 billion.

Life & Style - Health
11/1/2022 10:50:12 AM
Research in Africa found a one-time dose of an experimental drug protected adults against malaria for at least six months, the latest approach in the fight against the mosquito-borne disease.

World - Africa
10/31/2022 6:09:20 PM
Ambassador Amr Aljowaily, Strategic Adviser to the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, has called for highlighting African priorities at the 2023 Sustainable Development Summit scheduled in September 2023 in New York.

World - War in Ukraine
10/31/2022 5:59:44 PM
Cargo ships loaded with grain and other agricultural products left Ukrainian ports on Monday despite Russia's decision to pull out from a landmark deal designed to ease a global food crisis.

Business - Economy
10/31/2022 2:42:23 PM
The economies of Middle Eastern and North African countries were resilient this year, but double-digit inflation is expected to slow growth in 2023, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.

COP27 - To Know
10/31/2022 2:36:57 PM
The natural resources that form ocean ecosystems can play a significant role in the socio-economic growth and development of nations.

Sports - Africa
10/31/2022 1:39:00 PM
Nigeria sharpshooter Victor Osimhen raised his goal tally to six from four matches with a hat-trick for Napoli in a 4-0 Serie A drubbing of Sassuolo at the weekend.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
10/31/2022 1:37:34 PM
"I do not think we should be killing the 1.5 Celsius climate target on African soil while Africa is among the most impacted continents by climate change," Ambassador Mohamed Nasr, the lead negotiator of Egypt’s COP27 presidency, said during a webinar on Climate Change that was held on Thursday.

Sports - National Teams
10/30/2022 9:55:27 PM
Egypt U23 have advanced to the third and final qualifying round of the U23 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Eswatini 1-0 on Sunday in Alexandria stadium.

World - Africa
10/30/2022 9:46:23 PM
The African Union on Sunday said it was extremely concerned by the deteriorating security situation in the troubled eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where rebels have made fresh gains.

World - Africa
10/30/2022 9:34:31 PM
The development of an effective vaccine for malaria has proved to be far more challenging than developing a vaccine to protect people from COVID-19. Several different COVID-19 vaccines were developed and approved for use within a year of the disease’s emergence.

Business - Economy
10/30/2022 9:33:23 PM
“Egypt Vision 2030 ensures that all Egyptians enjoy a safe and healthy life under the Universal Healthcare Insurance System. This system ensures financial protection for those who cannot afford healthcare services… It also contributed to making Egypt a pioneer on the Arab and African levels in health and preventive research and services,” said the General Manger of Roche Egypt Mohamed Swilam.

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