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Egypt - Politics
11/9/2022 7:20:58 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi underlined on Wednesday the crucial role played by Tanzania as one of the countries active in promoting security and stability in Africa.

World - Africa
11/9/2022 6:00:10 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced that France was ending its Barkhane anti-jihadist mission in Africa after over a decade, saying a new strategy would be worked out with African partners.

COP27 - Climate change
11/9/2022 5:41:44 PM
Uganda's veteran President Yoweri Museveni accused Europe on Wednesday of "brazen double standards" towards Africa in its climate and energy policies.

COP27 - Climate change
11/9/2022 5:40:40 PM
The 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh city saw the launch of the UN-backed Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI) on Tuesday with the goal of raising African carbon credits.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Sports
11/8/2022 9:12:40 PM
Egypt para powerlifters won the 2022 Cairo African Open Championship with a grand haul of 183 medals, reports Abeer Anwar

Sports - National Teams
11/8/2022 4:53:16 PM
Egypt’s U23 national football team’s new coach Rogerio Micale announced on Tuesday a 22-man squad ahead of starting a preparatory camp from 10 to 20 November.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 11:24:56 AM
Since the emergence of the first humans in Africa over two million years ago the world's population has ballooned, with only fleeting pauses to the increasing number of people sharing planet Earth.

COP27 - Focus
11/8/2022 11:22:53 AM
Developing and emerging countries -- excluding China -- need investments well beyond $2 trillion annually by 2030 if the world is to stop the global warming juggernaut and cope with its impacts, according to an UN-backed report released Tuesday.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/7/2022 10:49:07 PM
The crushing impacts of climate change are already a "living nightmare" for people across Africa, Kenyan President William Ruto told world leaders at UN talks on Monday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 6:37:48 PM
Senegalese President and President of the African Union Macky Sall called for fulfiling all climate change commitments, saying the $100-billion pledge is no longer enough and should be raised to $200 billion.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 5:03:21 PM
Small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia reeling from global warming impacts got a $1.4 billion philanthropic boost Monday to help them adapt to a world increasingly impacted by climate change.

World Cup 2022 - Features
11/7/2022 2:37:45 PM
Henri Mouyebe slaps green, red and yellow paint on his bald head and big, bare belly before every Cameroon soccer game. He's been transforming his hefty frame into a living, moving Cameroon flag for 40 years in support of his team.

COP27 - Focus
11/7/2022 1:13:01 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN climate change high level champion for Egypt, said that financing climate action in the developing countries -- especially in Africa -- should be fair and efficient.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/7/2022 9:55:00 AM
Africa is the continent that contributes least to the causes of climate change — it is responsible for less than four per cent of global emissions — yet it remains one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the impacts. Its exposure is driven mainly by low levels of socioeconomic growth, poverty, and the absence of resources to mitigate the repercussions of climate change and recover from the worst of its effects.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 10:31:10 AM
Young climate activists from African nations have high demands for the U.N. climate conference which begins Sunday in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

COP27 - Climate change
11/5/2022 12:35:25 PM
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is set to join global leaders, including from Africa, at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) to amplfy Africa’s concerns and priorities on climate change, the AfDB said in a statement on Friday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/4/2022 7:23:10 PM
Hundreds of animals, including elephants and endangered Grevy's zebras, have died in Kenyan wildlife preserves during East Africa's worst drought in decades, according to a report released Friday.

World - Africa
11/4/2022 4:58:25 PM
South Africa, one of the world's largest greenhouse-gas emitters, has been granted financing of $497 million to decommission one of its largest coal-fired power plants and convert it to renewable energy, the World Bank said.

COP27 - Focus
11/4/2022 3:54:51 PM
The U.N. climate summit is back in Africa after six years and four consecutive Europe-based conferences.

World - International
11/3/2022 9:17:33 PM
A French parliament session was thrown into turmoil Thursday after a far-right MP was accused of yelling "back to Africa" to a black colleague posing a question on migrant arrivals to the government.

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