Event in Egypt

  • China Invites 5 Countries As Guests For BRICS Summit

    CHINA, 2017/09/04 China has invited Egypt, Guinea, Tajikistan, Mexico and Thailand as guest nations for the upcoming BRICS summit but clarified that the invitation is not an attempt to expand the group under its 'BRICS Plus'border. China will host the BRICS summit in Xiamen city from September 3 to 5 in which leaders of the five nations will participate, inclunding Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "We need to have some further explanation about the BRICS Plus to help people better understand the rationale of this idea," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Beijing, addressing the media about BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit.
  • Africa: Graca Challenges Women, Girls to Grab Emerging Opportunities

    BOTSWANA, 2017/08/13 Women and children's rights advocate Graca Machel yesterday urged women and youth in Tanzania to be proactive at the same time as it comes to seeking development opportunities. Ms Machel, the founder of the Graca Machel Trust, said this during the closing of an eight-day conference in the city which was aimed at empowering communities to tackle development challenges.
  • South Africa plays an active role in the AU

    BOTSWANA, 2017/07/17 Absence of Zuma and Ramaphosa raises eyebrows, quoted Liesl Louw-Vaudran, a consultant at the Institute of Security Studies (ISS), who said South Africa was “ceding power to other players on the continent, such as Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and the current AU chairperson President Alpha Condé of Guinea”.
  • Major Leap for Africa At G20 Summit

    GERMANY, 2017/07/12 The G20 Leaders' Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for world development, with significant benefits for the African continent. The office of South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday said critical developmental issues were tabled at the summit, which brought together leaders from the world's major economies, inclunding the European Union.
  • Commemoration of Africa Human Rights Day

    BOTSWANA, 2016/10/22 oday, the African People commemorate the Africa Human Rights Day across the continent under the theme “Women Rights – Our Collective Responsibility”. On this occasion, H.E. Dr. Aisha Laraba Abdullahi, Commissioner for Political Affairs issued a statement on behalf of H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission describing this year’s theme as timely and appropriate. Timely in the sense that it coincides with the Declaration of the African Union’s Heads of National and Government of “2016 as the African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women”. It is, therefore, a clarion call on Africa to do additional to promote women’s rights, particularly the rights to development. It is in this context that the African Union Commission has concluded that the AHRD theme for this year is a reflection of a ray of hope that through empowerment of women in Africa, sustainable peace and development will be ushered in.
  • Obama Chides African Leaders Who Cling to Power

    BOTSWANA, 2015/07/29 Barack Obama has chided African leaders who refuse to give up power in his initial speech at the African Union headquarters by a US president. The scolding came in the course of his address on Tuesday in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to the 54-member continental bloc. "Africa's democratic evolution is as well at risk at the same time as leaders refuse to step aside at the same time as their terms end," Obama said. "No one should be president for life."
  • The 6th Ministerial Meeting of the China-Arab Cooperation Forum to be Held in Beijing

    BAHRAIN, 2015/07/10 Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei announced at the press conference: Upon agreement of China and the League of Arab States, the 6th ministerial conference of the China-Arab Cooperation Forum will be held in Beijing on June 5. Foreign ministers or representatives from China and Arab states inclunding the Secretary-General of the Arab League will attend the conference.
  • Egypt, Greece, Cyprus pledge to boost energy cooperation

    CYPRUS, 2014/11/09 Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi highlighted his interest in strengthening bilateral relations with Greece, particularly in the economic field, during his conference with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Saturday. Sisi is conference with his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades and Samaras as part of a tripartite summit for the leaders of the three nations to discuss cooperation in all areas and combating terrorism, the Egyptian presidency said in statement on Friday. The talks will be followed by a joint press conference scheduled at 12 p.m., the statement added.
  • Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahla

    EGYPT, 2014/10/31 Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab visited the embassy of Equatorial Guinea to take part in celebrations marking the Equatorial Guinea's 46th national day. The premier's visit came at an invitation by Equatorial Guinea's ambassador in Cairo during a conference on Saturday.
  • Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has paid a visit to Ismailia

    EGYPT, 2014/10/09 Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has paid a visit on Tuesday 7/10/2014 to Ismailia to follow up the ongoing work at the new Suez Canal project and congratulated the workers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. Upon his arrival, Mahlab held a conference with Suez Canal Authority Chief Mohab Mamish and a number of officials, inclunding Ismailia Governor Ahmed el-Qassas, Chief of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Major General Emad el-Alfy and Chief of Staff of the Engineering Authority Kamel el-Wazir, to get acquainted with the new developments in the project and the work plan scheduled to be implemented during the coming period.