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Al-Sisi’s call for a “religious revolution” was criticised, but was not followed by protests
In Egypt, the military is trusted because of its construed Egyptian-ess, and all that is against the military is perceived as ‘non-Egyptian’ or ‘anti-Egyptian’.
The Endowments Ministry is seeking to evict thousands of farmers in the Alexandria governorate in order to pursue real estate development
After war and donor conferences, humanitarian catastrophe looms in heavily populated strip
ISIS is obsessed with the myth of the Mehdi, and is preparing for his reign, claim AUC professors
During the 2011 revolution almost 45,000 refugees came into Egypt because there was no supervision on the borders
Residents of Al-Arish are caught in the fight between militants and the military
Students say security measures are necessary but criticise enforcement
Egyptian media formed Al-Sisi’s personality cult and is constantly emphasising the fight against “terrorism”
Detainees face harsh realities and life threatening health conditions
Hamas remain sceptical about aid pledges
After seven leading Muslim Brotherhood leaders announced on 12 September that they would depart their longtime ally, Qatar, diverse scenarios were raised as to the reasons behind the decision, including how it would affect the group, future whereabouts and whether the Egyptian authorities will hunt them down in their new locations. Contradictory statements The …
Government’s anti-terrorism statements believed to be for “media consumption”, expert says
Egypt faces increased militancy and crime following 25 January Revolution
Coalitions and parties reflect on elections amid calls for postponement
Ever since the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood, a looming question has been raised: will the group return to political life under a new umbrella? The Brotherhood has been facing the most serious ordeal in its 86 year-old history that had already witnessed several ups and downs. It has been speculated that the leaders outside …
Progress will come when agreements are implemented
Africa and Europe search for an elusive agreement
The country ranks 150 out of 186 countries on the 2013 UNDP’s Human Development Index, which measures countries based on income, life expectancy and education.
The project is expected to commence as soon as possible and it will cover 16 regions in Tanzania, including Arusha, Tabora, Iringa, Kagera, Manyara, Dodoma, Lindi, Mbeya, Morogoro and Mtwara.
Analysts believe this rate could enable the country to meet the challenges of a future shortage. Cameroon, Namibia and Lesotho have also taken steps to increase the number of teachers.
Analysing new legislation for the House of Representatives
Success story is grabbing global attention
How private groups and government try to heal the wounds of genocide
Views split on sub-Saharan Africa’s debut in the international markets
Peace eludes nation in a rocky political transition
Twenty years after genocide, Rwanda makes huge development strides
By the Federation of Economic Development Associations (FEDA), With the Support of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
The court, ruling in April 2012, found Mr Taylor guilty of five counts of crimes against humanity, five counts of war crimes and one count of other serious violations of international humanitarian law perpetrated by Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels, who he supported.
Since the 3 July military-backed ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, the judiciary has been busy with a seemingly unending flow of high-profile trials, and arrests have come in droves