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2016-07-26 Leaked Files Expose How Diab Used Offshore Firms in Oil Deals With Govt
[Aswat Masriya] The family of Egyptian business tycoon Salah Diab used a corporate network made of Egyptian and offshore companies to sign agreements and strike deals with the Egyptian government, according to the second wave of Panama Papers released worldwide on Monday.

2016-07-26 Angola, Egypt Storm FIBA Quarter-Finals
[New Times] Angola and Egypt have become the first teams to reach the quarter-finals of the 2016 FIBA-Africa U18 Championships taking place at Amahoro indoor stadium in Kigali.

2016-07-25 Egypt Keen to Revive Tourism By Luring More Chinese Tourists
[Focac] Cairo -Egypt has seen promising growth in the number of Chinese tourists this year, yet the country is exerting more efforts to increase the number in the near future, Egyptian Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed told Xinhua in an interview Sunday.

2016-07-24 Holders Nigeria Dumped By Sudan - Egypt, South Africa Through
[CAF] Nigeria became the next in line on the casualty table of the qualifiers for the U-20 AFCON Zambia 2017 after Sudan shockingly beat them 4-3 in Lagos on Saturday, and confirm their place for next year's tournament.

2016-07-25 Egypt Sends Early Warning to Rivals
[New Times] Defending champions Egypt have edged closer to qualifying for the quarter-finals after winning their opening two games in Group B at the ongoing FIBA-Africa U18 Championships in Kigali.

2016-07-24 President Fails to Attend Scheduled Egyptian Cultural Night
[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika on Friday evening failed to turn up for a scheduled cultural night in Lilongwe.

2016-07-24 75.7 Per Cent Success Rate in Egypt's Thanaweya Amma - Education Minister
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's minister of education announced on Sunday a 75.7 per cent success rate in the final year exams of the general secondary certificate, called Thanaweya Amma.

2016-07-24 Solar Aircraft Leaves For UAE
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Zero-fuel aircraft Solar Impulse 2 took off from Cairo en-route to Abu Dhabi on Sunday on the final leg of its tour around the world.

2016-07-23 Four People Missing At Sea After Boat Capsized
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Four people are missing at sea after a pleasure boat capsized on Saturday in the waters of Ras Sudr located on the Red Sea coast, reported State-run MENA news agency.

2016-07-22 FIBA Africa U-18 - Egyptian Star Admits Team 'Under Pressure'
[New Times] Egypt's basketball star Ahmed Khalaf has admitted his side is under pressure heading into the 2016 FIBA Africa U-18 Championships that gets underway in Kigali today.

2016-07-21 Sports and Culture Minister Inaugurates 2nd Egypt Cultural Week
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Sports and Culture Minister Grace Obama Chiumia has said culture can be a great tool for promoting economic development for Malawi's growing youth population.

2016-07-20 Ghana, Egypt Walk Zambia 2017 Tightrope
[CAF] Ghana is in danger of missing out on the final tournament of the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 2009, needing to overturn a 3-1 deficit against Senegal in this weekend's second leg of the final round.

2016-07-19 World Should Heed U.S. Interests in South China Sea Arbitration - Egyptian Experts
[Focac] Cairo -Egyptian experts say the international community should be vigilant about veiled U.S. interests in the South China Sea arbitration case.

2016-07-19 Nile Basin Cooperation Buoyed By Return of Egypt
[Observer] Uganda last Thursday assumed leadership of the Nile Basin Council of Ministers, the highest decision-making organ on political and development matters relating to the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI).

2016-07-19 Testimony of Hope After Egypt's Revolution
[Leadership] Although Egypt may today look like a tragic example of why mass protest is doomed, but the turmoil of the five years since the demonstrators in Cairo and other cities in 2011 has unleashed a will for change and a resistance to power among ordinary citizens that could yet transform the country, and maybe the world.

2016-07-18 Wydad Stay Top, Ahly Earn First Point
[CAF] Egyptian giants Al Ahly earned their first point at the group stage courtesy a barren draw with visiting Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on Saturday in Alexandria.

2016-07-18 Cooperation Between Egypt and Malawi in the 21st Century
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Every year Egyptians celebrate their National Day on July 23, which marks the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of the Egyptian Republic. The events of 23 July 1952 marked another glorious milestone in the long history of the Egyptian nation, established more than 7000 years ago and known as the cradle of civilization.

2016-07-17 Court Rejects Motion to Suspend Novelist's Sentence
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A Cairo court denied on Saturday a stay of execution request for novelist Ahmed Naji, who is currently serving a two-year prison sentence.

2016-07-16 Court Frees Football Coach Hassan
[CAF] An Egyptian court released one of the nation's top football figures, the Al-Masry coach Hossam Hassan on Saturday after he reconciled with a photographer whose camera he smashed during an on pitch brawl.

2016-07-16 Egyptair Cancels Flights to Istanbul Following Coup Attempt
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -EgyptAir cancelled its flights to Istanbul for Saturday, the company said in a statement, following a coup attempt in Turkey.

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