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Egypt chosen as AU Summit Bureau member for 3rd consecutive year
Al-Sisi asserts Egypt’s keenness to strengthen relations with DRC
1Al-Sisi asserts Egypt’s support to DR Congo during its presidency of African Union
2Shoukry participates in coordination meeting of African Union
Shoukry participates in coordination meeting of African Union
Hafez added that the Minister Shoukry indicated Egypt’s interest in following up on the progress made since the convening of the first coordination summit, which was chaired by President Al-Sisi in July 2019.
Sami Hegazi
October 17, 2021
Al-Sisi asserts Egypt’s support to DR Congo during its presidency of African Union
Al-Sisi’s remarks came during his meeting with Ambassador Jean Leon Ngando, Special Envoy of the DR Congo President.
Daily News Egypt
October 3, 2021
African Union inspects Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Development Center in Cairo
Delegation completes operation procedures of AUC-PCRD in preparation for official opening
Sami Hegazi
August 19, 2021
Arab League affirms commitment to partnership with African Union
As Arab League celebrates Africa Day, Arab-African cooperation emphasises solidarity in achieving continent’s stability
Sami Hegazi
May 25, 2021
African Union chair meets Egypt’s Al-Sisi within regional tour to stimulate GERD talks
Sudan’s Al-Burhan meets with US envoy Jeffrey Feltman who said agreement on Ethiopian dam must be reached
Sarah El-Sheikh
May 8, 2021
Egypt chosen as AU Summit Bureau member for 3rd consecutive year
Egypt welcomed its nomination by its fellow North African countries, on Sunday, as the regional representative at the 2021 African Union (AU) Summit Bureau.
Sami Hegazi
February 7, 2021
African Union withstands “exceptional situation” caused by pandemic
Although the COVID-19 pandemic “has totally changed the working methods of the AU, it has not diverted the attention of the African Union from the continent’s priority issues,” Mahamat said during the 38th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council
February 5, 2021
Egypt’s Shoukry participates in AU Executive Council meetings in run-up to African Summit
Egypt highlights keenness to take part in joint work to ensure Africa receives fair share of COVID-19 vaccine
Sami Hegazi
February 4, 2021
Al-Sisi asserts Egypt’s keenness to strengthen relations with DRC
Egypt, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to cooperate on reaching binding agreement for Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue
Daily News Egypt
February 2, 2021
AU Commission chief lauds Libyan consensus on executive authority candidates
Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, which will ends on 5 February, is expected to elect temporary executive authority from 45 officials
Sami Hegazi
February 2, 2021
Egypt will not allow any violation to its rights to River Nile water: Al-Sisi
Egyptian President reaffirms need for legally binding agreement on GERD
Adham Youssef
February 1, 2021
Parliament backs Egypt’s candidate in AU Commission elections
Amani Abu Zeid is running for re-election as Infrastructure and Energy Commissioner. AU Commission elections to be held during AU’s 34th Ordinary Session
Sarah El-Sheikh
January 30, 2021
International partners urge Somali leaders to ensure credible polls
International partners called on Somali leaders to compromise to ensure credible parliamentary and presidential elections in February.
January 29, 2021
African Union provisionally secures 270m COVID-19 vaccine doses for 55 countries
Afreximbank will facilitate payments through advance procurement commitment guarantees of up to $2bn to manufacturers
Shaimaa Al-Aees
January 19, 2021
AU honours President Al-Sisi for his role in launching Africa’s Free Trade Area
In recognition of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s efforts to launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) earlier this month, the African Union (AU) organised a ceremony honouring the Egyptian President.
Sami Hegazi
January 16, 2021
AfCFTA opens African markets to Egyptian products
African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will help the continent import and export easily, despite its commencement facing some challenges
Shaimaa Al-Aees
January 2, 2021
Ethiopian dam talks expected to resume Sunday amid diplomatic tensions
Meeting over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be first of 2021 after month-long suspension
Daily News Egypt
January 2, 2021
Presidential, legislative elections kick off in Central African Republic amid tensions
Francois Bozize, ex-president ousted by a coup in 2013 saw his presidential candidacy invalidated by the Central African Republic Constitutional Court
December 27, 2020
Egypt’s Al-Sisi, SA’s Ramaphosa discuss GERD negotiations
Al-Sisi stressed the necessity of reaching a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of GERD, as Nile water is an existential issue for Egypt
Daily News Egypt
December 26, 2020
AU warns against disruption to Central African Republic elections
Central African Republic has been struck by violence since 2013 when Muslim Seleka rebels ousted then-president, prompting reprisals from Christian militias
December 25, 2020
AU expresses deep concern over situation in Central African Republic
AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expressed deep concern over the evolution of the political and security situation in the Central African Republic
December 22, 2020
Egypt ready to aid DR Congo in its upcoming African Union presidency: FM Shoukry
Ambassador Ahmed Hafez, FM spokesperson stated that the meeting comes within DR Congo preparation for its next AU presidency
Sami Hegazi
December 17, 2020
COVID-19 recoveries in Africa surpass 2 million: Africa CDC
The most COVID-19 affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Ethiopia
December 12, 2020
AU calls for solidarity with South Sudan against COVID-19 challenges
Egypt pledged further medical support for South Sudan to combat the Hepatitis C and B viruses, as well as COVID-19
September 18, 2020
Africa coronavirus cases near 1.18m, death toll rises to 27,592
Africa CDC, AU’s specialized healthcare agency, announced that Africa is working towards “trusted testing” for coronavirus to protect travel and borders
August 23, 2020
AU agency launches program to assist African MSMEs
As Africa faces socio-economic uncertainties brought by COVID-19, the AUDA-NEPAD MSMEs Academy aims to foster resilience
August 11, 2020
UN chief voices concern over surge in violence in Sudan’s Darfur
African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur will continue to focus on its protection mandate, humanitarian partners to provide emergency relief
July 30, 2020
Sudan hopes to see “decisive” round of Nile dam talks: ministry
AU has urged for the necessity of reaching a fair and binding agreement on filling and operation of GERD within a comprehensive deal
July 26, 2020
Egypt rejects unilateral actions on GERD affecting its Nile water rights: Al-Sisi
Egyptian President discusses GERD developments with his South African counterpart Ramaphosa
Mohamed Samir
July 25, 2020
AU Assembly Bureau urges GERD parties to finalise binding agreement on dam filling, operation
African Union Bureau welcomed agreement amongst GERD parties to work on a Comprehensive Agreement on Blue Nile River as soon as possible
Daily News Egypt
July 24, 2020

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