Egypt
Headlines Africa
Welcome
Login / Register

Egypt


  • 02:59 State Of The Nation: Egyptian President Speaks Of Achievements And Challenges

    State Of The Nation: Egyptian President Speaks Of Achievements And Challenges

    by Headlines Africa Added 474 Views / 0 Likes

    Egyptian president abdel fattah al sisi addressed the nation on Friday evening . He spoke about his term in office so far, what has been achieved and the challenges ahead. Sisi was elected in 2014 after the ouster of Mohamed Morsy and the now outlawed Mus

  • 09:15 Egypt Launches African Support Program

    Egypt Launches African Support Program

    by Headlines Africa Added 439 Views / 0 Likes

    For Africa Day, Egypt is looking to closer cooperation with the continent. Cairo hosted a number of African diplomats to discuss ways to tackle common challenges. Adel EL Mahrouky with the story

  • 02:37 What Lies In The Hidden Chamber At The Tutankhamun's Tomb?

    What Lies In The Hidden Chamber At The Tutankhamun's Tomb?

    by Headlines Africa Added 349 Views / 0 Likes

    The Ancient Egyptians have been a mystery to us for centuries. Now, a fresh debate's been kindled......What lies in the hidden chambers of Tutankhamun's mausoleum in the Valley of the Kings? Could it be the famed Egyptian beauty, Queen Nefertiti? A Britis

  • 03:33 At Least 83 People Injured In Massive Fire In Downtown Cairo

    At Least 83 People Injured In Massive Fire In Downtown Cairo

    by Headlines Africa Added 402 Views / 0 Likes

    At least 83 people have reportedly been injured in a massive fire that engulfed downtown Cairo. The fire, which begun at midnight local time, spread across a shopping area in Al-Mosky neighbourhood in Cairo. The fire has now been contained after nearly 12

  • 01:46 Egyptian Children Take Part In Cairo's Kidathon

    Egyptian Children Take Part In Cairo's Kidathon

    by Headlines Africa Added 441 Views / 0 Likes

    Egyptian adventurer and mountaineer Omar Samra held a charity fun-run in Cairo aimed at getting children to take part in more physical activities. Samra made headlines two years ago when he became the first Egyptian to win a competition which would make h

  • 04:17 Egypt Police Storm Media Syndicate In Cairo, Two Arrested

    Egypt Police Storm Media Syndicate In Cairo, Two Arrested

    by Headlines Africa Added 323 Views / 0 Likes

    Egyptian police stormed the headquarters of the Journalists' Syndicate in central Cairo. Two reporters have been arrested on charges of inciting protests. Both journalists work for Arabic-language opposition website Bawabet Yanayer. Dozens of journalist s

  • 02:47 Graffiti Gives New Perspective To Impoverished Cairo Neighbourhood

    Graffiti Gives New Perspective To Impoverished Cairo Neighbourhood

    by Headlines Africa Added 343 Views / 0 Likes

    Between brick buildings and heaping piles of trash in the Cairo neighbourhood of Manshyet Nasser, French-Tunisian artist El Seed has created a graffiti artwork to challenge the judgment and misconceptions society has about the area's residents. The artwor

  • 02:13 Half A Million People Benefit From The Takaful Income Support Project In Egypt

    Half A Million People Benefit From The Takaful Income Support Project In Egypt

    by Headlines Africa Added 378 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt is proud to have achieved its goal for the first wave of its new conditional cash transfer programs, known locally as Karama and Takaful. They reached half-a-million poor Egyptian families in March, and the program's performance to date has encourag

  • 01:25 Egypt Boxing Team Hope To Win Country's First Gold In The Sport

    Egypt Boxing Team Hope To Win Country's First Gold In The Sport

    by Headlines Africa Added 290 Views / 0 Likes

    In just over three months time, the world will assemble in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro for the 31st Olympiad, the largest multi-event sports competition in the world. Egypt will be represented by athletes in at least 20 disciplines. The country w

  • 02:08 Egypt's Prime Minister Paints A Grim Review Of The Country's Performance

    Egypt's Prime Minister Paints A Grim Review Of The Country's Performance

    by Headlines Africa Added 366 Views / 0 Likes

    Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, has presented a government report to parliament. It's a constitutional obligation, through which the House of Representatives evaluate the Cabinet's progress. Technically parliament can reject what many in Egypt see

  • 01:49 Blind Couple In Cairo Weave Through The Odds To Make Living

    Blind Couple In Cairo Weave Through The Odds To Make Living

    by Headlines Africa Added 369 Views / 0 Likes

    Here's an example of determination; mankind's ability to overcome. Despite being faced with many obstacles throughout their lives, an Egyptian couple beat blindness and weave enough baskets to make a living for themselves and their children.

  • 01:06 Egypt Will Not Violate The Sovereignty Of Libya - El Sisi

    Egypt Will Not Violate The Sovereignty Of Libya - El Sisi

    by Headlines Africa Added 416 Views / 0 Likes

    Commenting on the latest Attacks on Tunisia's Ben Guerdan border city, Egyptian President EL Sisi sent a warning. In a telephone call with a nightly show broadcasted in Cairo, EL sisi said Egypt wouldn't want to violate the sovereignty of Libya, but it's

  • 02:35 Egypt Gov't Partners With Private Taxis To Encourage Use Of Waterways

    Egypt Gov't Partners With Private Taxis To Encourage Use Of Waterways

    by Headlines Africa Added 493 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt's government is now collaborating with private Nile taxi companies to encourage more people to use Cairo's waterways to move around, instead of the road. The project is part of a government initiative to reduce the city's notorious traffic jams.

  • 08:17 African Leaders Push For Investments At Egypt Summit

    African Leaders Push For Investments At Egypt Summit

    by Headlines Africa Added 332 Views / 0 Likes

    African leaders and bankers turned out at an economic summit in Egypt on Saturday, vowing to push for trade and investments on the continent despite growing security concerns in the region. More than 1,200 delegates including some heads of state aim to si

  • 00:53 Archaeologists Unearth Remains Of 4,500-Year-Old Boat In Egypt

    Archaeologists Unearth Remains Of 4,500-Year-Old Boat In Egypt

    by Headlines Africa Added 426 Views / 0 Likes

    The wooden planks of a boat used for a high-profile funeral ceremony were recently uncovered south of Cairo, according to a statement from Egypt's antiquities ministry released Feb. 1

  • 02:13 Blind Musicians Promoting Awareness Of Special Needs

    Blind Musicians Promoting Awareness Of Special Needs

    by Headlines Africa Added 409 Views / 0 Likes

    A band of four blind musicians is stepping up in the fight for the rights of the disabled in Egypt. As part of an initiative to increase awareness, the four performed at a concert hall in Alexandria, recently.

  • 02:07 Temperatures Have Dropped To Zero In Some Parts Of Egypt

    Temperatures Have Dropped To Zero In Some Parts Of Egypt

    by Headlines Africa Added 338 Views / 0 Likes

    While much of Africa has been roasting, in Egypt many have spent the past few days shivering. Temperatures normally drop at this time of year. But they've dropped to zero in some parts - and the cold snap has lasted twice as long as usual. CCTV's Adel El

  • 00:57 Scientists To Analyse Egypt’s Bent Pyramid Particles

    Scientists To Analyse Egypt’s Bent Pyramid Particles

    by Headlines Africa Added 285 Views / 0 Likes

    Scientists will begin analysing subatomic particles, collected from the ancient Bent Pyramid in Dahshur, in Egypt, as they seek to unlock the secrets to the pyramids' construction. Mehdi Tayoubi, President of the Heritage Innovation Preservation Institute

  • 04:27 Egypt Expects Boost In Cash And Investments From China

    Egypt Expects Boost In Cash And Investments From China

    by Headlines Africa Added 391 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt is expecting a major boost in cash and investments from China this week when President Xi Jinping makes an official tour of the country. The central bank is hoping to receive a $1 billion loan, to help shore up its foreign reserves. Egypt is battlin

  • 02:26 Egypt's New Parliament

    Egypt's New Parliament

    by Headlines Africa Added 353 Views / 0 Likes

    Concerns among politicians in Egypt over the election of Ali Abdel Aal as the new speaker for the Egyptian parliament. Disorganization and tension between the new MPs was apparent in parliament.

  • 02:40 Egyptian Cafe Depicting The Sitcom's Hangout Opens In Port Fouad

    Egyptian Cafe Depicting The Sitcom's Hangout Opens In Port Fouad

    by Headlines Africa Added 357 Views / 0 Likes

    A cafe in the Egyptian city of Port Fouad is attracting fans of the popular 90s American sitcom ''Friends'' from across the country. The Port Fouad 'Central Perk' cafe was created by husband and wife team Omnia and Abdullah Hassan.

  • 01:00 Egypt Waives Visa For Chinese Tourists

    Egypt Waives Visa For Chinese Tourists

    by Headlines Africa Added 529 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt has opted to exempt Chinese tourists from pre-obtained visa requirements, as it struggles to shore up its battered tourism industry. Chinese tourists will now get visas on arrival, according to the Tourism ministry. However, Chinese tourist groups w

  • 02:34 Sudan, Ethiopia & Egypt To Express Their Final Stance On The Dam

    Sudan, Ethiopia & Egypt To Express Their Final Stance On The Dam

    by Headlines Africa Added 461 Views / 0 Likes

    Negotiations between Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have entered a decisive stage in which the parties must express their final stance concerning the controversy and disagreement caused by Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam. The dam threatens Egypt's annua

  • 02:04 Egypt's El Sisi Asks US To Lift Arms Embargo On Libya

    Egypt's El Sisi Asks US To Lift Arms Embargo On Libya

    by Headlines Africa Added 384 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt's president Abdel-Fattah El Sisi has again urged the United Nations to lift its arms embargo on Libya.That follows his meeting with Fayez Al-Sarraj, prime minister designate for Libya's new unity government.Sisi says arming the new government is the

  • 00:39 Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee Raises Benchmark Interest Rate By 0.5%

    Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee Raises Benchmark Interest Rate By 0.5%

    by Headlines Africa Added 454 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee has raised its policy rate by 50 basis points, just a week after it shocked markets by leaving the very same rates, unchanged. Citing inflationary pressure, the Monetary Policy Committee raised the overnight deposit rate

  • 01:26 Council Of Ministers Of OAPEC Gather In Egypt

    Council Of Ministers Of OAPEC Gather In Egypt

    by Headlines Africa Added 370 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt is hosting the 95th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries with the participation of 10 petroleum and energy ministers. The meeting will review Arab cooperation in petroleum, natural gas and pet

  • 02:15 30,000 Egyptians Run For Liver Diseases Awareness

    30,000 Egyptians Run For Liver Diseases Awareness

    by Headlines Africa Added 342 Views / 0 Likes

    The Egyptian capital has hosted its Second Zayed Charity Marathon. Thousands came to Cairo from across the country, to help raise awareness about liver diseases.

  • 02:23 Egyptian Government Now Offering Subsidized Meals

    Egyptian Government Now Offering Subsidized Meals

    by Headlines Africa Added 369 Views / 0 Likes

    In an effort ease the burden of inflation on basic products, Egypt has began distributing subsidized meals to its citizens. The Meals are available in the Ministry of Supply's outlets across the country. They are family meals with price ranging from 3 to

  • 00:53 12 Dead In Molotov Cocktail Attack In Egypt

    12 Dead In Molotov Cocktail Attack In Egypt

    by Headlines Africa Added 433 Views / 0 Likes

    At least 12 people were killed and five others were injured in a firebomb attack in a nightclub near Cairo, the Egyptian capital, according to the country's state-run news agency, MENA.

  • 02:17 Concerns Grow Over ISIL Strength In North Africa

    Concerns Grow Over ISIL Strength In North Africa

    by Headlines Africa Added 378 Views / 0 Likes

    Militant group ISIL is perhaps the biggest threat to global security - and it looks like the group is set to become even more active in Africa. With almost daily bombardments from foreign armies in Syria, it appears as if ISIL may move its operations to L

  • 01:40 Egypt Crash: ISIL Claims Responsibility For A Second Time

    Egypt Crash: ISIL Claims Responsibility For A Second Time

    by Headlines Africa Added 460 Views / 0 Likes

    ISIL militants have once again claimed responsibility for the Russian plane crash in Egypt - this time in an online video. The Egyptian government has, meanwhile, held a press conference on the latest findings of the ongoing investigation. But for some -

  • 05:55 British Tourists Prepare To Evacuate Egypt

    British Tourists Prepare To Evacuate Egypt

    by Headlines Africa Added 389 Views / 0 Likes

    Flights to Egypt have been cancelled, with experts warning of the dire consequences to the Egyptian economy. Britain is preparing to evacuate its citizens from Egypt.That comes amid Western concerns that a bomb may have been planted on the Russian plane t

  • 02:50 Plane Crash In Egypt Damaging Tourism Sector

    Plane Crash In Egypt Damaging Tourism Sector

    by Headlines Africa Added 453 Views / 0 Likes

    Thousands of British tourists stranded in Sharm al-Sheikh will begin flying home after the UK re-started outbound flights from the Egyptian resort town. However, flights from the UK to Sharm al-Sheikh are still suspended following last weekend's Russian p

  • 02:39 Egypt Reassures Global Tourism Sector The Country Is Safe

    Egypt Reassures Global Tourism Sector The Country Is Safe

    by Headlines Africa Added 410 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt's tourism industry has been struggling to recover from the 2011 unrest. Egypt's Ambassador to the UK has reassured the international industry that the cause of the crash which killed all 224 passengers will be identified.

  • 02:28 EgyptAir In Final Stages Before Launching An Overhaul

    EgyptAir In Final Stages Before Launching An Overhaul

    by Headlines Africa Added 383 Views / 0 Likes

    EgyptAir, is putting the finishing touches on a complete overhaul and expansion plan which is expected to reverse its downturn and propel it back to profitability. EgyptAir has reported annual losses since 2011. It has a long history, being the first Arab

  • 03:26 Hosni Mubarak's Retrial Adjourned

    Hosni Mubarak's Retrial Adjourned

    by Headlines Africa Added 394 Views / 0 Likes

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak final retrial over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising has been adjourned. The 87 year old was due to face retrial on Thursday. He was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to

  • 00:34 Russian Plane Carrying Over 200 Passengers Crashes In Sinai - Egypt

    Russian Plane Carrying Over 200 Passengers Crashes In Sinai - Egypt

    by Headlines Africa Added 394 Views / 0 Likes

    We begin in Egypt where, a Russian airliner has crashed in central Sinai with more than 200 people on board, the office of Egypt's prime minister has confirmed. The Airbus A-321 had just taken off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on its way to

  • 01:59 Egyptian Officials Investigating The Russian Airliner Crash

    Egyptian Officials Investigating The Russian Airliner Crash

    by Headlines Africa Added 447 Views / 0 Likes

    An Egyptian affiliate of the so called Islamic State claimed that the terrorist group 'brought down' the Russian airliner that crashed in the Sinai with 224 people on board. Egyptian authorities have however dismissed the claims.

  • 00:54 Egypt Votes In Parliamentary Elections

    Egypt Votes In Parliamentary Elections

    by Headlines Africa Added 456 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt's much-delayed parliamentary election started Sunday amid tightened security measures.

  • 03:19 NGO's Increase In Egypt Despite Government Restrictions

    NGO's Increase In Egypt Despite Government Restrictions

    by Headlines Africa Added 377 Views / 0 Likes

    The Tunisian civil society was the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize this year, for brokering peace and stability between feuding political powers in the country, after the 2011 uprising. What of the situation in neighboring Egypt? It has been going through

  • 02:01 Ancient Egyptian Footwear Exhibition Opens In Cairo

    Ancient Egyptian Footwear Exhibition Opens In Cairo

    by Headlines Africa Added 459 Views / 0 Likes

    An exhibition of ancient shoes and sandals has just opened at the Museum of Antiquities in Cairo, Egypt. The rare display allows visitors the chance to see Tutankhamun's sandals, the pharoah, who ruled Egypt from 1334-1325 BC.

  • 02:14 Egyptian Court Orders Release Of Mubarak's Two Sons

    Egyptian Court Orders Release Of Mubarak's Two Sons

    by Headlines Africa Added 397 Views / 0 Likes

    A court in Egypt has ordered the release of the two sons of ousted president Hosni Mubarak who had been sentenced to three years in jail for corruption. The Cairo criminal court called for the release of Alaa and Gamal Mubarak after taking into account th

  • 02:05 Young Egyptians Form New Party For Local Elections

    Young Egyptians Form New Party For Local Elections

    by Headlines Africa Added 368 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt is preparing to go to the polls this coming weekend to vote for a new Parliament, the first in three years. The country's youth have played a big role in recent political changes, but this is still yet to translate into actual power. A new party is

  • 02:05 Egypt's Women's-only Taxi Service Received Positively

    Egypt's Women's-only Taxi Service Received Positively

    by Headlines Africa Added 436 Views / 0 Likes

    Women in Cairo might be feeling a little safer after a new taxi service was launched this month for women only. This is a welcome development in a city where women harassment and even assault are major concerns.

  • 02:12 ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

    ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

    by Headlines Africa Added 452 Views / 0 Likes

    Terrorist acts by ISIL and other militant groups have in one way or the other had an effect on millions in Egypt. Despite security forces achievements against the militants, many Egyptians live in constant fear of attack, driving investors and tourists aw

  • 02:10 Islamic State Grows Influence In Africa

    Islamic State Grows Influence In Africa

    by Headlines Africa Added 530 Views / 0 Likes

    Islamic State Grows Influence In Africa

  • 03:22 Egyptian Woman Making Name In Carpentry

    Egyptian Woman Making Name In Carpentry

    by Headlines Africa Added 385 Views / 0 Likes

    An Egyptian woman is challenging gender norms in the North African state, by working as a carpenter and upholsterer in the capital, Cairo. Asmaa Kamel works alongside her husband, Medhat Ibrahim, who is fully supportive of what she does.

  • 01:42 Egypt Seeks To Finalize Arms Deal With France

    Egypt Seeks To Finalize Arms Deal With France

    by Headlines Africa Added 438 Views / 0 Likes

    Egypt is seeking to finalise a 1.2 billion dollar arms deal with France. CCTV's Adel El Mahrouky reports

  • 01:36 Egyptian Death Toll In Hajj Stampede Rises To 146

    Egyptian Death Toll In Hajj Stampede Rises To 146

    by Headlines Africa Added 376 Views / 0 Likes

    The families of the Egyptian pilgrims who died in the Hajj stampede have held a meeting in the capital Cairo to denounce what they called Saudis negligence and irresponsible behavior. Egypt says the death toll of the country from the incident has risen to

  • 02:09 Egypt To Step Up Search For Lost Tomb Of Queen Nefertiti

    Egypt To Step Up Search For Lost Tomb Of Queen Nefertiti

    by Headlines Africa Added 422 Views / 0 Likes

    A British archaeologist believes he may have found the Queen's body in a hidden chamber behind Tutankhamun: http://bit.ly/1JJuIAD Subscribe for more from the ITV News team: http://bit.ly/1KMJ3gG