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Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius’ AfrAsia Bank and Johannesburg-based market research firm New World Wealth. According to the report, the average wealth of a person living in Namibia (wealth per capita) was US$10 800 (about N$142 500) in 2016, up from US$10 200 (about […]

Lawyer sentenced to 10 years in prison for ‘insulting’ Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

Lawyer sentenced to 10 years in prison for ‘insulting’ Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

A court in Alexandria has sentenced lawyer Mohamed Ramadan to 10 years in prison, five years of house arrest and a five-year ban on using the internet after he was found guilty of insulting the state president, news agencies have reported. The sentence was issued in absentia and is, said Ramadan’s lawyer Mohamed Hafiz, a […]

Russia accuses Britain of backing Egypt Coptic church terror attack

Russia accuses Britain of backing Egypt Coptic church terror attack

In a stormy day at the United Nations, Russia’s Ambassador to the UN accused Britain of supporting terrorist organisations, and directly linked their alleged support to the attacks on Coptic Christian churches earlier in the week. Vladimir Safronkov, Moscow’s envoy to the United Nations, accused Britain of supporting organisations who “kill Christians” all over the […]

Egyptian police kill 7 suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Egyptian police kill 7 suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State militants in a shootout on Monday as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians, the Interior Ministry said. The incident in the southern city of Assiut occurred a day after Egypt’s cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency in the wake of Islamic State attacks […]

Coca-Cola Confirms Liberia Presidential Hopeful Cummings U.S. Citizenship

Coca-Cola Confirms Liberia Presidential Hopeful Cummings U.S. Citizenship

Coca-Cola former executive and Liberian Presidential hopeful Alexander B. Cummings, Jr. has been listed as a bonafide citizen of the United States, a citizenship which he is yet to officially relinquish with barely six months to presidential and representative elections here. Mr. Cummings, currently standard bearer of the newly formed Alternative National Congress or ANC […]

Egypt’s police loses three females, for the first time in its history

Egypt’s police loses three females, for the first time in its history

For the first time in Egyptian police history, the list of the victims of Egypt’s Palm Sunday blasts included three female policewomen, one officer and two low-ranking personnel, who died in the line of duty while checking security at the main gate of the St. Mark’s church in Alexandria. The three victims are General Nagwa […]

Bombing reported near church in Egyptian city of Tanta

Bombing reported near church in Egyptian city of Tanta

Two bomb blasts have hit Coptic churches in Egypt today, with the latest blast in front of a church in Alexandria,  marking a day of carnage on Palm Sunday, the holiest day for the Coptic community. The blast occurred hours after a bombing rocked a Coptic church in Tanta in Egypt’s Nile Delta, killing at […]

Egypt’s Nile fresh water may subject the country to fresh water and energy shortages by 2025

Egypt’s Nile fresh water may subject the country to fresh water and energy shortages by 2025

The ongoing reduction in Egypt’s Nile fresh water may subject the country to fresh water and energy shortages by 2025, according to a report published in the Geological Society of America’s (GSA) March issue. It explained that any further decrease in Nile fresh water would be ‘grave’ because at best, the river barely supplies 97 percent of […]

EgyptAir obtains highest aviation safety rates

EgyptAir obtains highest aviation safety rates

The chairman of EgyptAir, Safwat Mesallam, has declared that the fleet of EgyptAir airlines, EgyptAir Express and EgyptAir Cargo reached the highest aviation safety rates with a 0.42 Ratio.   A press release by EgyptAir Holding Company said that when the program was applied in the European Union, the ratio surpassed 2.6, which indicates a […]

Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow

Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years in detention, his lawyer said. The 88-year-old was cleared of the final murder charges against him this month, after facing trial in a litany […]

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