Egypt

 
Droughts, floods to plague Nile
Droughts, floods to plague Nile
The Nile River’s annual flood was the backbone of civilisation in Egypt. Surrounded by desert, this phenomenon ensured that a thin ribbon of...
State of emergency in Egypt after IS church bombings kill 44
State of emergency in Egypt after IS church bombings kill 44
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a three-month state of emergency following twin church bombings by the Islamic State group that...
Egyptians' rights deemed illegal
Egyptians' rights deemed illegal
Since the summer of 2013, following the military coup led by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the ruling regime in Egypt has managed to handcuff the...
EgyptAir plane hijacker demands to see estranged Cypriot wife
EgyptAir plane hijacker demands to see estranged Cypriot wife
A Cyprus government official has confirmed that the hijacker who had seized an EgyptAir plane on Tuesday and diverted it...
Letters to the editor: July 10 to 16 2015
Letters to the editor: July 10 to 16 2015
Tinyiko Maluleke is a very angry man. In his article on the Farlam commission report (
Museums and looted art: the ethical dilemma of preserving world cultures
Museums and looted art: the ethical dilemma of preserving world cultures
Every month produces new cases of the "repatriation" of antiquities from American museums to their countries of origin.
With Morsi death sentence, Brotherhood dream fades
With Morsi death sentence, Brotherhood dream fades
An Egyptian criminal court has affirmed a death sentence against former president Mohamed Morsi, a ruling that risks sparking more violence in a...
African conflicts set to dominate agenda at AU summit
African conflicts set to dominate agenda at AU summit
The leaders of the 54 members states of the African Union (AU) will be meeting for their 25th ordinary summit just after the expected launch in...
How Mohamed Morsi ended up on death row
How Mohamed Morsi ended up on death row
It was June 29 2013, the day before much-hyped demonstrations that were expected to give the Egyptian military the cover they needed to sweep...
Jettison the idea of a SA national pavilion in Venice
Jettison the idea of a SA national pavilion in Venice
Hospitality. It is an idea as much as an action, one that Jeremy Rose and Christopher Till, the curators of the South African Pavilion at this...
Nigeria will be Africa's first global superpower
Nigeria will be Africa's first global superpower
If Nigeria plays its cards right, it could become Africa's only global superpower. It already has the continent's biggest economy, a huge military...
Fury after Isis beheads 21 Egyptian Christians
Fury after Isis beheads 21 Egyptian Christians
Egypt's leader vowed to punish the "murderers" responsible for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians after the Islamic State (Isis) group in Libya...

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