EgyptProtests
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RARE PROTESTS IN EGYPT LEAD TO CLASHES AND ARRESTS

26th Sep 2019 . by incontext_adm

Almost 500 people have been detained in Egypt in the past few days after protests against alleged government corruption, human rights activists say. Demonstrations were reported in Cairo, Alexandria and several other cities on Friday night [20 September], and in the port city of Suez on Saturday evening. The authorities have not yet released an…

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Sisi
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EGYPT’S SISI TO CHAIR AFRICAN UNION

20th Feb 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Hannes Bosman and Donnelly McCleland Rwandan President Paul Kagame Sunday [on 10 February] handed over the African Union chairmanship to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The ceremony was the climax of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) heads of state and government summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia….

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Egypt-Elections
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MIXED FEELINGS ABOUT EGYPT ELECTIONS THAT GUARANTEED SISI’S WIN

29th Mar 2018 . by incontext_adm

29 MARCH 2018 – Polls closed after a three-day presidential election that incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is set to easily win, but questions remained whether enough voters showed up to lend it legitimacy. Polling stations remained quiet throughout Wednesday with only a few people trickling in to periodically cast their ballots. A prosecutor who oversaw one station in a Cairo…

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