North Africa: Algeria / Egypt / Libya / Morocco / Sudan / Tunisia / Western Sahara
Chinese companies have been pioneering the development of the Egypt's Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), while further contracts with giant Chinese companies of heavy industries are expected to be announced soon, the newly-appointed chairman of the SCZone told Xinhua in an interview on Monday.
Celebrating its huge success in Egypt, Tiktok – a social media video app – launched its first event in Cairo highlighting its achievements in the Egyptian market. The short-video platform has recently become one of the most popular applications in the Middle East and the world, leading the scene of personal vlogging.
The UAE International Investors Council (UAEIII) actively led a round of discussions with the Egyptian government to further boost the Emirate’s foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the Egyptian market, Advisor to the UAE Emirate Minister of Economy, Mohammed Saleh Shelwah said.
Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects related to the filling and operating of the multi-billion dollar project.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi discussed boosting bilateral cooperation between Egypt and France in a meeting with the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday in Cairo.
Egyptian and Chinese naval forces launched joint military drills in Mediterranean Sea, the Egyptian Armed Forces’ spokesperson said on Wednesday.
South Sudan has made a small oil discovery in Northern Upper Nile State, its first since independence in 2011 when exploration was interrupted by war and instability, the oil minister said on Thursday.
The African Union (AU) came into existence after a restructuring of its predecessor – the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). It was created to build an integrated, prosperous and peaceful continent.
British Special Representative for Sudan, Robert Fairweather, has met with representatives of the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC), the opposition Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), the Sudanese media, and civil society civil society activists and human rights defenders over the last two days in Khartoum.