Latest in Tag: Senegal Highlight
Latest in Tag: Senegal
Israel rivals Egypt politically, but Iran, Turkey, China economically in Senegalese market
Direct flight between Egypt, Senegal ‘oxygen tube’ to revive economic relations
Naguib Sawiris calls for expanding investor base of Supreme Council for Investment
African forces are preparing to enter Gambia after President Yahya Jammeh refused to step down. Jammeh has ignored a midnight deadline to leave office and honor the results of a December election.
Orascom Housing Communities (OHC), a subsidiary of Orascom Development Holding, has implemented a social housing project in Senegal with investments of $500m, according to businessman and chair of the board of directors Samih Sawiris. This project in Senegal will be constructed according to the same model as Al-Haram City for social housing in Egypt with 63-sqm units, Sawiris said …
Survivors and human rights groups have praised the ruling by a special court in Senegal to sentence former Chad dictator Hissene Habre to life in prison
Egyptian president emphasised importance of African connection in meeting with Senegalese counterpart, cooperation with Dutch prime minister
Recent airstrikes rendered Sana’a airport useless, cutting off one of last remaining lifelines to central Yemen
The loss to Senegal for the second time in qualifiers was not the worst thing that happened in the game, but the performance was monotonous for Egyptians, who for the most part played in slow-motion.
Reuters – The private sector arm of the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank plans to increase its activities in Africa, part of plans to widen the appeal of Islamic finance across the region, its chief executive said. Established in 1999, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) supports the economic development of …
Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy urged the African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) to reconsider its decision to freeze Egypt’s membership during a meeting with the African Union’s High Level Panel for Egypt in Cairo on Tuesday. The panel, led by former Malian President Alpha Oumar Konaré, was formed following the suspension of Egypt from …
By Kingsley Ighobor Each year, governments, journalists, development experts and others look forward to the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Report. The report includes a ranking of countries based on life expectancy, literacy, quality of life and so on. Once it is released, governments and citizens of countries with high rankings immediately trumpet their …
Interim President heads delegation to Kuwait for high-level summit titled “Partners in Investment and Development”
Foreign Minister scheduled to travel to Spain before returning to Egypt
Egypt continues to build on relationships with African nations in visit to Senegal
Egyptian basketball team qualifies for FIBA World Cup 2014, but fails to win FIBA Africa Championship.
First Iranian leader to visit Egypt since 1979 revolution
By Alfred Stepan and Etienne Smith DAKAR: Many commentators doubted whether democracy in Senegal, a country whose population is 95 percent Muslim, would survive its most recent presidential election, in which the incumbent, Abdoulaye Wade, sought a controversial (and only semi-legal) third term. But Senegal’s long-established democracy not only survived; it emerged strengthened. Why? First …
By Rukmini Callimachi / AP DAKAR: Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, who is in Senegal to observe and help mediate a solution to this weekend’s contentious election, is meeting opposition candidates on Wednesday. The retired leader, who has helped mediate conflicts elsewhere in Africa, told reporters upon his arrival Tuesday that Senegal “is a very beautiful …