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2015-08-31 Stock Market Surges On 'Supergiant' Gas Find
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The benchmark index of Egypt's stock exchange EGX 30 surged in trading on Monday, reversing downward movement earlier in the day.

2015-08-31 Egypt to Begin Long-Delayed Parliamentary Polls in October
[News24Wire] Egypt is to elect its first parliament in over three years in a series of voting rounds starting on October 17, the electoral commission announced on Sunday.

2015-08-31 Continent Millionaires Can Become Moguls
[EA Business] A recent report by the New World Wealth, a consultancy stated that some 165,000 Africans have an estimated combined wealth of $660 billion in 2014.

2015-08-31 There's an African Wave Sweeping the Indian Ocean
[East African] A couple of interesting things have happened on the eastern side of Africa since July -- if you consider the eastern side to begin from Alexandria in Egypt, go down via Maputo in Mozambique through to Port Elizabeth in South Africa.

2015-08-31 Egypt's Foreign Ministry Summons British Ambassador for Comments On Al Jazeera Trial
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -British Ambassador to Egypt John Casson was summoned by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Sunday, in a show of "strong objection" by Egypt to Casson's comments on the prison terms handed to three Al Jazeera journalists.

2015-08-31 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Calls the President for the Amnesty for Marriott Cell
[EOHR] The Cairo Criminal Court has issued a verdict to al-Gazeera journalists for three years in the case called "Marriott cell", and the innocence of the two, Khalid Abdul Rahman and Nora al-Banna and In this regard EOHR calls the President the amnesty for them.

2015-08-31 Sisi Discusses Anti-Terrorism and Investment in Singapore
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed counter terrorism with Singaporean counterpart Tony Tan Keng Yam on Monday, the state news agency MENA reported.

2015-08-31 Egypt's Parliamentary Elections Scheduled for Oct and Nov
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian voters will elect members of the House of Representatives over two phases, to be held in late October and late November, the Supreme Elections Commission (SEC) said on Sunday.

2015-08-31 President Sisi Meets UN Representatives
[Egypt Online] President Abdul Fattah el Sisi held a plenary meeting on Saturday 29/8/2015 with a number of representatives to the UN of more than 50 countries.

2015-08-31 Sisi Welcomes Singaporean Businessmen Willing to Establish Investments in Egypt
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi conferred on Monday 31/8/2015 with a galaxy of prominent Singaporean businessmen on existing cooperation between the two countries, said Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Alaa Youssef.

2015-08-31 Sisi Meets Singaporean President
[Egypt Online] Singaporean President Tony Tan met on Monday 31/3/2015 with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

2015-08-31 Parliamentary Election to Start in October
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Cairo -Egypt's parliamentary elections will take place in October, the Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) said Sunday.

2015-08-31 Sanef 'Shocked' By Sentencing for Al Jazeera Journalists
[News24Wire] The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) along with several key media forums, have expressed their collective "shock" at the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo.

2015-08-31 Schedule for Parliamentary Elections Set
[Egypt Online] The High Elections Committee (HEC) Chief Ayman Abbas announced on 30/8/2015 in detail the schedule for the coming parliamentary elections, to kick off on October 17, 2015.

2015-08-31 Interior Minister Urges Securing Egyptians, Parliament Elections
[Egypt Online] The protection of Egyptian people and property is the main goal of the security bodies in Egypt, Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar said on Sunday 30/8/2015.

2015-08-31 Sisi to Embark On Asia Tour On Sunday - State Agency
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah is due to start a three-stop Asia tour to Singapore, China and Indonesia on Sunday, the presidential spokesman said on Saturday.

2015-08-31 Rights Groups Condemn Jailing of Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt
[News24Wire] Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders have condemned the jailing for three years of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed by an Egyptian court on Saturday.

2015-08-31 'Devastated' Al Jazeera Journalist's Family to Press for Deportation
[News24Wire] The family of Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy say they are "devastated" by the three-year sentence handed to him by an Egyptian court, and will seek to have him deported to Canada, where he holds citizenship.

2015-08-31 Self-Financing Can Do Wonders
[EA Business] To date, two of Africa's biggest and most ambitious projects, have been financed by pooling domestic sources and ignoring reluctant Development Partners. International donors are not always receptive to big ideas.

2015-08-31 In a Statement By the Ministry of Foreign Affairs -
[Egypt Online] We reject any criticism of judicial rulings no matter what its source.

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