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Uganda, Egypt Strike Deal On River Nile

AFRICANGLOBE — President Museveni and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday agreed on the plan to make Nile river a transportation highway to the Mediterranean Sea to reduce import-export costs.

Egypt Army Free Ethiopians Held In Libya

AFRICANGLOBE - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt had “rescued” 27 Ethiopians who were abducted in war-torn Libya, as state television showed him greeting the group at Cairo airport on Thursday.

Egypt Clarifies Position On New Ethiopian Dam

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt has not yet consented to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam despite President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signing a tripartite agreement with Sudan and Ethiopia over the Nile Waters.

Egyptian President el-Sisi Calls For Unified Arab Army

"The need for a unified Arab force is growing and becoming more pressing every day," President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a televised address, noting that Jordan and the United Arab Emirates have offered to send troops as Egypt steps up its efforts to battle ISIS in neighboring Libya.

Egypt President Sisi Affirms Ethiopia’s Right To The Nile

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt cannot stand against the right of the Ethiopian people to development, adding that the Nile is the source of development for Ethiopia.

Top Five Elections (And Predictions) In Africa To Watch In 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - Last year’s election predictions for 2014 were generally correct with wins by Minister of Defense Filipe Jacinto Nyussi in Mozambique, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt, Jacob Zuma in South Africa and the field in Tunisia (maybe this one is a stretch). This year is not drumming up the same excitement. But the stakes at hand will be equally big.

An Arab Is The Most Powerful Man In Africa According To...

AFRICANGLOBE - Forbes magazine has chosen Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi as the most powerful man in Africa in its latest issue. The Egyptian dictator ranked 51st in the magazine’s 2014 list of ‘The World’s Most Powerful People’.

Egypt: Govt Asks People For Donations To Help Economy

AFRICANGLOBE - Egyptians are urged to support the country's ailing economy through donating to a newly created bank account at the Central Bank of Egypt, a presidential statement said on Tuesday.

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi On Brink Of Presidency As Egyptians Vote

AFRICANGLOBE - Egyptians voted on Monday in a presidential election expected to sweep former army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi into office, with supporters brushing aside concerns about human rights and hailing him as the strong leader the country needs.

Egypt Close To $3 Billion Arms Deal With Russia

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt is close to finalising a $3 billion agreement for Russian arms financed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates following a meeting between Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Coup: Egyptian Army Seizes Power Constitution Suspended

AFRICANGLOBE - The Egyptian army took power from President Mohamed Morsi and suspended the constitution. Army tanks are surrounding the presidential palace, and Morsi's whereabouts is unknown.