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Where is the Egyptian revolution?

  /  January 24, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Demands increase on each anniversary, as do calls against every new regime

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Prince Salman promises continuity as he takes Saudi Arabia throne

  /  January 24, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Its backing will remain unchanged, but the lifeblood of Gulf aid cannot continue indefinitely

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Media ethics in post-30 June Egypt

  /  January 22, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Religious figures, actors and other irrelevant guests are hosted to discuss and analyse matters of political importance on media channels, which neither differ in conduct nor content.

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Parliament caught in political ambiguity: will the president respect legislative independence?

  /  January 22, 2015  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Experts warn of unfair representation, state control and failing public’s expectations

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Calls for a ‘religious revolution’

  /  January 13, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi’s call for a “religious revolution” was criticised, but was not followed by protests

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The construction of Egyptian nationalism

  /  January 5, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

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’.

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Farmers struggle to uphold property rights in land dispute with government

  /  December 20, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

The Endowments Ministry is seeking to evict thousands of farmers in the Alexandria governorate in order to pursue real estate development

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Gaza residents describe life in a city of ruins

  /  December 14, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

After war and donor conferences, humanitarian catastrophe looms in heavily populated strip

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The return of the caliphate: between Islam and politics

  /  December 8, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

ISIS is obsessed with the myth of the Mehdi, and is preparing for his reign, claim AUC professors

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Racism, violence, exploitation afflict life of Sudanese refugees in Cairo

  /  December 1, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

During the 2011 revolution almost 45,000 refugees came into Egypt because there was no supervision on the borders

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Fear, violence and hardship part of everyday life in volatile North Sinai town

  /  November 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Residents of Al-Arish are caught in the fight between militants and the military

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Cairo University students react to security measures on campus

  /  November 17, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Students say security measures are necessary but criticise enforcement

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The fading faces of opposition media under Al-Sisi’s Egypt

  /  November 16, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

Egyptian media formed Al-Sisi’s personality cult and is constantly emphasising the fight against “terrorism”

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Life and death in Egyptian prisons

  /  November 5, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Detainees face harsh realities and life threatening health conditions

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Will Gaza receive pledged donations?

  /  October 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Hamas remain sceptical about aid pledges

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Mixed scenarios play out for runaway Brotherhood members

  /  September 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

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 read the rest…

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Egypt redirects US military relationships

and   /  September 14, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Government’s anti-terrorism statements believed to be for “media consumption”, expert says

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Will Egyptians restore their sense of security?

  /  September 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Egypt faces increased militancy and crime following 25 January Revolution

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Electoral coalitions gear up for uncertain parliamentary elections

  /  September 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Coalitions and parties reflect on elections amid calls for postponement

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Will the Muslim Brotherhood resurface under new umbrella?

  /  September 7, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

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 read the rest…

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Intra-Africa trade: Going beyond political commitments

  /  September 1, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Progress will come when agreements are implemented

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Trade between two unequal partners

  /  August 25, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Africa and Europe search for an elusive agreement

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Food crisis in Cameroon

  /  August 18, 2014  /  In Focus  /  3 Comments

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.

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Tanzania: Rural areas to have better telecom services

  /  August 18, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

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.

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In sub-Saharan Africa, primary school teacher shortage on the horizon

  /  August 18, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

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.

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What future awaits Egypt’s political parties?

  /  August 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Analysing new legislation for the House of Representatives

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Big dreams for Rwanda’s ICT sector

  /  August 3, 2014  /  In Focus  /  3 Comments

Success story is grabbing global attention

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Rwanda remembers

  /  August 3, 2014  /  In Focus  /  16 Comments

How private groups and government try to heal the wounds of genocide

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Hunting for Eurobonds

  /  July 20, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

Views split on sub-Saharan Africa’s debut in the international markets

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Central African Republic: killings in the time of transition

  /  July 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  3 Comments

Peace eludes nation in a rocky political transition

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