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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.

Military Appointed Government Addresses Egyptian Relations With Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Recently Nabil Fahmi spoke to Asharq Al-Awsat about Egypt's stance on the Nile waters issue, its resurgent relations with Africa, and next month's Arab–African Summit

Egyptian Army Deploys Throughout Egypt Ahead of Mass Protests

AFRICANGLOBE - On Thursday the Egyptian army took up positions throughout the country, moving tanks and soldiers to strategic locations, including government ministries, the Egyptian central bank and the presidential palace in Cairo, where presidential guard forces were deployed.

European Union Warns Egypt: Reform or Face Aid Cuts

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Union warned Egypt on Wednesday it could lose funds from its 5 billion euro ($6.5 billion) aid package if democratic reforms fail to satisfy Brussels, and said Cairo has already lost some additional funding.

Mohamed Mursi Fails to Secure Aid, Gets Only Advice

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi failed on his brief Wednesday visit to Berlin to persuade Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel to reduce Egypt's €240 million debt to Germany, the German Der Spiegel magazine reported on Wednesday.

Mohamed Mursi – a Wannabe Pharaoh in Revolutionary Clothing?

AFRICANGLOBE - Mohamed Mursi the Egyptian president's constitutional declaration gives him expansive powers under the populist cloak of protecting the revolution. Throughout the day yesterday,...

Assessing Mohamed Mursi, Egypt’s Islamist President

It appears nobody knows how to judge Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's first freely-elected president. There is still confusion over what programme and vision for Egypt...

Should Minorities Fear the New Islamic Egypt?

"Egypt is for all Egyptians; all of us are equals in terms of rights. All of us also have duties towards this homeland. As...

Ex-MP Warns Muslim Brotherhood Usurping Army

Former member of Egypt's dissolved parliament, Mohamed Abu Hamed, warned of what he described as "Muslim Brotherhood penetration in the military institution" and usurping...

Egyptian Protests Escalate Against Election Results

Demonstrations in anger at the outcome of Egypt's presidential election escalated in Cairo's Tahrir square, Alexandria, Suez and Port Said. In Cairo, thousands marched down...