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2016-09-27 Aminata CEO Trial Begins Today
[New Republic] The trial of the chief executive officer and proprietor of Aminata & Son Filling Station, Shakai Toure, is expected today Tuesday to begin at the Criminal Court "C" as he had earlier pleaded not guilty.

2016-09-27 Sundowns - Continental Glory Within Reach
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -IN his team's quest to win the Confederation of African Football Champions League, Mamelodi Sundowns coach, Pitso Mosimane, has drawn inspiration from the Denmark's national team that created one of the biggest surprises in football history by winning the European Championships in 1992.

2016-09-27 Experts Wary of State Council Panel's Recommendation in Favour of Surveillance Program
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The State Council Commissioner's Authority issued on Sunday a report in favor of the use of a technology to monitor social media networks.

2016-09-27 Arab Human Rights Committee - Algeria Presents in Cairo Its 2nd Progress Report
[Algerie Presse Service] Cairo -The 11th session of the Arab Committee on Human Rights has got underway Monday at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo, Egypt, for the examination of Algeria's second progress report on human rights.

2016-09-27 Aubameyang Marks 100th Appearance With Goal
[CAF] Reigning African Footballer of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated his 100th Bundesliga appearance at the weekend with a goal for Borussia Dortmund.

2016-09-27 Five Fire Alibceleste Into Semis
[CAF] Argentina ensured there will remain South American representation at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 on the final day as they coasted into the last four with a 5-0 win over Egypt.

2016-09-27 French Trade Union Demands Release of Alexandria Shipyard Workers
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The French trade union, Solidaires, demanded on Tuesday called on Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to intervene to release 26 Alexandria Shipyard Company workers that were put on military trial for striking.

2016-09-26 Egypt's Tourist Numbers Drop 51.2 Pct in First Half of 2016 - State Agency
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt lost over half of its tourists in the first half of 2016 compared with the same period last year, the official statistics agency said on Monday.

2016-09-26 Sisi Promises Hope, Job Opportunities After Migrant Boat Capsize
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged Egyptians not to leave their country, during a speech on Monday, a few days after a boat capsized off Egypt's Mediterranean coast killing more than 160 migrants.

2016-09-26 Uganda Cranes' Goalkeeper Onyango Earns Shot At CAF Title
[Monitor] Kampala -A meagre 180 minutes separate Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Dennis Onyango from becoming the first Ugandan to win the biggest prize in African club football.

2016-09-26 Ethiopia's Unflinching Commitment to Ensure Mutual Benefits
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has been employing discussion and cooperation as a lasting principle on the use of Nile. For long, nation has been making tireless call to all Nile riparian countries to burgeon cooperation between them and break impasse of Nile cooperation that rooted since colonial time. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) being constructed for the sake of electric power generation only has no intention to induce impact on lower riparian countries as the water is made only to rotate turbines and flow back

2016-09-26 Egypt's Elashwal Training His Sights On Argentina
[CAF] Three years ago Abdelrahman Elashwal was earning a living as a delivery boy at his father's laundry, scooting around on his little motorbike through the streets of Giza, the city that is home to the most famous pyramids on the planet.

2016-09-26 Trump Praises Meeting With Sisi, Refers to 'Good Chemistry' Between Them
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump praised on Thursday his meeting with the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, saying that there was "good chemistry" between them.

2016-09-25 Beach Soccer - Nigeria Draw Ghana, Egypt, Cote d'Ivoire
[Vanguard] Nigeria's Sand Eagles will slug it out with west African rivals Ghana in Group A of the final tournament of the second edition of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations.

2016-09-24 Death Toll of Egypt's Migrant Boat Rises to 166 - Agency
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -More bodies were recovered on Friday after a migrant boat capsized two days earlier, bringing the death toll to 166, reported state-run MENA news agency.

2016-09-24 Police Arrest More Than Dozen People for Creating a 'Negative Atmosphere'
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's interior ministry said on Saturday that it arrested more than a dozen people for seeking to create "a negative atmosphere" through "creating crises."

2016-09-24 Court Sentences 7 to Death for Killing Top Police Officer
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -An Egyptian criminal court sentenced on Saturday seven people to death and five people to ten years over accusations of killing major general Nabil Farag in 2013.

2016-09-23 Toll Rises to 87 After Boat Capsizes Off Coast
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The death toll of the capsized boat reached 87, after recovering 32 more bodies on Friday,Egypt's undersecretary of the Ministry of Health said.

2016-09-23 Egypt Sentences Minors to Five Years for Protesting Against Egyptian-Saudi Accord
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt sentenced five minors to five years in prison and a fine of EGP100,000 each, on accusations of illegally protesting against the Egyptian-Saudi maritime border demarcation agreement.

2016-09-23 Death Toll of Capsized Boat Reaches 43, Suspects Arrested
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt arrested on Thursday four people suspected of human trafficking after a boat carrying 600 migrants capsized of its coast and left at least 43 people dead, and hundreds more missing.

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