Egypt’s landmark climate conference and everything you need to know about COP27

COP27 is now well and truly dominating the headlines. From promises to do better to big issues likely to be discussed at vital negotiations, we're beginning to get a picture of what the summit could look like.  This international conference is synonymous with climate change - but what is COP27 exactly, and can it help solve … Continue reading Egypt’s landmark climate conference and everything you need to know about COP27

COP27: Highway to climate hell

Jordan's King Abdullah II and United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan attend COP27.REUTERS/Mohammed Salem United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told countries gathered at the start of the COP27 summit in Egypt on Monday they face a stark choice: work together now to cut emissions or condemn future generations to climate catastrophe. The speech set … Continue reading COP27: Highway to climate hell

ABUJA-KADUNA TRAIN ATTACK: Real reason police arrested bandits’ negotiator Alhaji Tukur Mamu in Egypt

The Department of State Services has explained why the lead negotiator between the terrorists and passengers kidnapped from the attacked Abuja-Kaduna train, Alhaji Tukur Mamu, was arrested. Mamu was arrested in Cairo, the Egyptian capital, on Tuesday. The terrorists’ negotiator was arrested in Egypt alongside his family members. Mamu was on his way to Saudi Arabia … Continue reading ABUJA-KADUNA TRAIN ATTACK: Real reason police arrested bandits’ negotiator Alhaji Tukur Mamu in Egypt

The Great Pyramid of Giza: Amazing facts you probably don’t know

Ever heard of the Seven wonders of the world? The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven oldest and only surviving wonders of the world despite disasters. The Pyramid located in Ancient Egypt was completed about 2560 BC. The base of Giza is 53,000 meter square in area which is about 13 acres … Continue reading The Great Pyramid of Giza: Amazing facts you probably don’t know

AFCON 2022: Nigeria coach Eguavoen reveals how teams can stop Mohamed Salah from scoring goals

Nigeria interim coach Augustine Eguavoen has revealed his basketball-inspired plan that helped to stop Mohamed Salah scoring at the Africa Cup of Nations. Mohamed Salah Egypt fell to a 1-0 defeat yesterday afternoon against the Super Eagles, with Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho scoring the game's only goal. Much of the talk heading into this … Continue reading AFCON 2022: Nigeria coach Eguavoen reveals how teams can stop Mohamed Salah from scoring goals

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Qatar and Egypt agree to resume diplomatic relations

Egypt has agreed to resume diplomatic relations with Qatar, the Egyptian foreign ministry said. “The Arab Republic of Egypt and the state of Qatar has exchanged two official notes today, January 20, according to which the two countries agreed to resume diplomatic relations,” the statement on Wednesday said. On Monday, the first direct flight between … Continue reading Qatar and Egypt agree to resume diplomatic relations

Gangraped CBS News reporter blames global media for downplaying the attack in Egypt

Former CBS News reporter Lara Logan was gangraped "with flagpoles and sticks" while covering the Arab Spring in Egypt nine years ago, she says in a new interview. Logan was in Cairo covering the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak when she was brutally attacked by a group of men on Feb. 11, 2011. Image shows … Continue reading Gangraped CBS News reporter blames global media for downplaying the attack in Egypt

Egypt mourns former president Hosni Mubarak

Egypt’s government Tuesday announced that former President Hosni Mubarak, who ruled this African country from 1981 to 2011,  passed away at the age of 91. The Egyptian government referred to Mubarak as one of the heroes of the 1973 Yom Kippur war against Israel. Alaa Mubarak confirmed his father's death through social networks where he … Continue reading Egypt mourns former president Hosni Mubarak

Egyptian club signs a 75-year-old player

Third-division Egyptian club 6th October have confirmed the signing of Ezz El-Din Bahader, who has put pen to paper at the ripe old age of 75. Should he take to the pitch, he stands to become the oldest professional footballer ever with the current record held by Isaak Hayik. Hayik played for Israeli fourth-tier side … Continue reading Egyptian club signs a 75-year-old player

Middle Eastern power brokers in Sudan

In Sudan, the revolutionaries who overthrew President Omar al-Bashir and who continue to organize, are well aware of the threat posed by neighboring Arab countries. Protesters’ murals show the people rejecting the interfering hands of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). One of the most popular chants is “Victory or Egypt”, voicing activists’ determination … Continue reading Middle Eastern power brokers in Sudan

The sad truth about football and politics in Egypt

A few weeks ago while in an Uber, running errands in the debilitating heat of Cairo’s noon, the driver and I started to discuss why he no longer watches football. He stopped after the Port Said massacre of February 2012 where 72 Al-Ahly fans were killed, he said. They were attacked by rival football fans. He witnessed … Continue reading The sad truth about football and politics in Egypt

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies in court

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in court after the conclusion of a trial session in an espionage lawsuit, Egyptian state TV reported. "The former president had asked to speak and the judge gave him the permission," said state TV. Morsi fainted later and his body was taken to the hospital, it added. … Continue reading Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies in court