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2015-03-27 Dreams and Tales of Building Nuclear Industry
[Fahamu] Russia is looking to extend its footprint in Africa by supporting the construction of a huge nuclear power plant in Egypt. Nuclear energy is seen as a viable option for African economies.

2015-03-27 El-Sisi Conveys Message of Solidarity, Friendship Addressing the Houses
[Ethiopian Herald] -"We never allow any dispute to impair the strength of our ties."

2015-03-27 Egypt Offers Best Lesson to Tanzania on Tourism (II)
[Daily News] TOURISM stands a fast growing economic sector which Tanzania has been looking to create multiple effects in the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) with added value in poverty reduction initiatives.

2015-03-27 Workshop On the 'Sixth Edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual'
[IMF] The International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center (METAC) held a workshop on the "Sixth Edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6)" in Beirut, Lebanon from March 24-26, 2015.

2015-03-27 Ugandans Urged to Copy Egypt On Irrigation
[Observer] Ugandans have been urged to copy from Egypt and start irrigation schemes as a measure to tackle droughts within the country's agricultural industry.

2015-03-27 Sudan Joins Saudi Offensive Against Yemeni Rebels
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese officials confirmed today that Sudan joined the military operation led by Saudi Arabia on the Houthi rebels in Yemen, who have been in control of the capital Sanaa since September 2014.

2015-03-26 Africa and Global Power - On the Rise, but At the Margins
[ISS] As pressure mounts for Africa to take greater responsibility for development, peace and security on the continent, the question of regional leadership becomes pressing.

2015-03-27 Coptic Christians Are Politically Divided
[RFI] Egypt's Christian community have often bared the brunt of political and sectarian tensions following the 2011 revolution. Christians in Egypt are said to number at least 10 million. But even taking a census of this number is seen as politically divisive.

2015-03-26 Power Cuts 'Due to Fuel Shortage'
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Loads on the electricity grid will be reduced in different parts of the country alternately, the state's Egyptian Electricity Holding Company said on Wednesday.

2015-03-26 FM - Declaration of Principles Guarantees Egypt's Right in Nile Water
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted on Tuesday 24/3/2015 that the Document of the Declaration of Principles on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam with Ethiopia and Sudan guarantees Egypt's right in the Nile water.

2015-03-26 Pupil Killed in Blast Outside Fayoum School - Security Official
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A 10-year-old girl was killed on Wednesday when an explosive device detonated outside her school in Fayoum south of Cairo, a top security official said.

2015-03-26 Mubarak-Era Interior Minister Adly Released - State Agency
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly was released from Tora prison on Wednesday after spending over four years in prison, state new agency MENA reported.

2015-03-27 Sisi Meets With Head of Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Council
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi held a meeting with head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs in Ethiopia to discuss promoting cooperation, spokesman for the Presidency Alaa Youssef said.

2015-03-27 Cabinet Approves Draft Laws
[Egypt Online] The Cabinet convened on Wednesday 25/3/2015 under Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to review a number of draft laws.

2015-03-26 Limelights On the Declaration of Principles On the Renaissance Dam
[SudaNow] Khartoum -At last and after four years of heated disputes, statements and meetings, Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan reached a declaration of principles agreement on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The document was signed by the Heads of State and Government on Monday, 23 March 2015 in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.

2015-03-26 Nile River Should Be a Unifier, Not Divider
[New Times] The leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Monday signed a major deal that allows the latter to proceed with the works on its proposed $4.2 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River, a project that had caused regional tensions after Cairo fiercely opposed the move.

2015-03-27 Egypt Politically and Militarily Supports Steps Taken By Coalition to Back Legitimate Government in Yemen
[Egypt Online] The Arab Republic of Egypt has followed with great concern the severe deterioration that occurred over the past few weeks in regards to the political and security situation in Yemen. Egypt fully condemns and rejects the attacks on legitimate Yemeni institutions and the spread of violence and terrorism in the country. In this regard, Egypt has continuously called for the full implementation of the outcomes of national dialogue and stressed the need for respect of legitimacy.

2015-03-27 Mamish Expects Suez Canal Revenues to Hit Egp 40bn
[Egypt Online] Suez Canal Authority head Mohab Mamish expected the Canal revenues for the fiscal year 2014/2015 to exceed 40 billion pounds.

2015-03-27 Trade Minister - Arab Economic Ministers Draft Resolutions On Customs Union
[Egypt Online] Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said that the Arab Social and Economic Council, which wrapped up meetings on Wednesday 25/3/2015 at the ministerial level, worked out draft resolutions that place Arabs on the right track of establishing an Arab customs union.

2015-03-27 Environment Ministry, Aswan Governorate Sign Cooperation Deal
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab attended on Wednesday 25/3/2015 a signing ceremony of a cooperation deal between the Environment Ministry and Aswan governorate.

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