Africa



UK grants Egypt $16m to support education

The UK has agreed to issue £12 million ($15.8 million) to support educational reforms in Egypt, British Ambassador to Cairo, Sir Geoffrey Adams, said yesterday “An investment in Egyptian youth is an investment in Egypt’s…






World Bank agrees on $3bn loan to Egypt

Egypt has reached an agreement on a new $3 billion financing deal with the World Bank, the country’s investment and international cooperation announced yesterday. Sahar Nasr said that she had agreed with the World Bank…


Egypt extends state of emergency for another 3 months

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi yesterday ordered the extension of a nation-wide state of emergency for another three months. According to the presidential decree, the state of emergency went into effect yesterday and will last…


6 dead after train derails in Morocco

Six people were killed and 86 were injured when a train overturned in north-west Morocco today, local media reported. The train, travelling between the cities of Kenitra and Rabat, derailed leaving its carriages overturned on…