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Hundreds Of Ancient Egyptian Coffins To Be “Restored”

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt will "restore" hundreds of coffins dating back thousands of years to the time of the pharaohs as part of an American-Egyptian project to preserve and document one of the world’s oldest civilisations, a director of the project said. The conservation effort, funded by a US grant, will restore more than 600 wooden coffins that date to various eras of ancient Egypt and which are currently stored at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

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.

Egyptians Shocked By State Plans To Issue Gas Import Tenders

AFRICANGLOBE - Egyptians have now woken up to government plans to issue a tender to import gas in the next few weeks. This comes many years after being told that the country’s natural gas reserves were almost bottomless.

Egyptians Gather to March On Presidential Palace as Crisis Spreads

AFRICANGLOBE - Thousands of Egyptians massed in Cairo Tuesday for a march to the presidential palace to protest the assumption by the nation’s Islamist...

Egyptians Plan ‘Last Warning March’ Against Islamist Constitution

AFRICANGLOBE - Liberal, leftist and socialist forces have called for a "Last Warning" march to Egypt's presidential palace on Tuesday against a draft constitution...

Voting Begins in Egyptian Elections – Results Impossible to Predict

As Egyptians head to the polls Wednesday and Thursday to elect the country's first post-Mubarak president, local analysts say that voting results - even...

Egypt: A Coup or a Revolution?

There is growing worry across Egypt that the uprising that ended the dictatorial regime of Hosni Mubarak is turning out to be a coup...

Ancient Egypt an African Genesis: part I

Black Genesis: The Prehistoric Origins of Ancient Egypt is not for the faint of heart for it strikes at and shatters the racially charged and falsely propagated theory that the ancient Egyptians were Caucasian migrants from South West Asia who entered Egypt from different points because upon close scrutiny each point of entry betrays the “straw man” nature of the argument since it was designed to falsely portray Caucasian supremacy in a scheme offering no logic and despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary of that stated position.

Egyptians Contemplates Fleeing as Islamists are Expected to Take Power

For decades, Egypt's Westernised elite kept the country's growing religosity at arm's length, but a projected Islamist surge in the first post-revolution polls has driven many to think of moving abroad. Sporting the latest fashions and mingling in upmarket country clubs, Egypt's rich fear a victory for the Muslim Brotherhood and hardline Salafis in the first phase of parliamentary elections presages change ahead.

African Migrants Hit By Violence And Rape Amid Heightened Nationalism In...

AFRICANGLOBE - During the January protests and in subsequent weeks, media reports depicted a difficult situation for Cairo's refugee community: a sharp increase in sudden and forced evictions, as well as illegal arrests by Egyptian civilians for not carrying proper identification. Attacks and rape of women became more prevalent.

Nile Dam Project Not Negotiable, Says Ethiopian Govt Ahead of Egyptian...

"There won't be any reason that would stop or delay the undergoing construction of the Nile Dam. It is not something based on the goodwill of Egyptians" said Shimels Kemal, a spokesman for the Communications Ministry of Ethiopia.