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October, 2017

  • 31 October

    EU supports Egyptian economic reform

    Before his visit to Cairo from Sunday through Tuesday, Hahn said Egypt's development plans seem quite ambitious. He will discuss with Egyptian officials the mechanisms by which to achieve the key goals of the EU-Egypt partnership.

  • 31 October

    Germany Festival in the Nile Delta opens

    The German embassy in Cairo and several German Organizations are organizing a "Germany Festival in the Nile Delta" from October 29 through November 2. The festival includes organizing numerous cultural, scientific and information events in four governorates; namely Mansoura, Shebin El Kom, Damanhur and Alexandria. In addition to the German Embassy, several German institutions take part in the event; Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, the Goethe-Institute Cairo and Alexandria, the German Academic Exchange Service , the German Archaeological Institute , the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the German Association for International Cooperation , KfW Development bank in addition to German schools and the German University in Cairo.

  • 31 October

    20 countries to participate in Tanta’s Poetry Festival

    The festival kicked off on Sunday under the theme of "Tanta, Our Beloved Hometown". Many Egyptian officials attended the opening such as Gharbiya Governor Ahmed Daif Saqr and the director of the General Organization for Cultural Palaces Ashraf Amer.

  • 31 October

    Panorama of the European Film to promote Egyptian cinematic scene

    The panorama will not hold any competitions as it will focus on how to contribute to the Egyptian cinematic scene to encourage Egyptians to see an array of works from different cultures with affordable prices; that is besides the workshops and lectures given by professional directors and filmmakers to promote the cinematic scene, said the festival director Malak Makar to Egypt Today. Spanning 11 days, this year's edition is different than the previous editions as it will be available in 10 cities marking the 10th edition of the festival, added Makar.

  • 31 October

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  • 31 October

    Hockey – SA Sides Both Into Egypt Finals

    [Sascoc] Both the South African men's and women's sides blasted into the final of the African Continental Championships in Ismailia, Egypt on Saturday.

  • 31 October

    ‘Guptagate’ Hits Businesses Across Africa, China, India

    [allAfrica] The corruption scandal engulfing South Africa's state-owned companies has triggered a ban by one of the world's leading software companies on the payment of commissions on contracts with government agencies in all but five African countries.

  • 31 October

    Vanquish Kenya Teams Play for Pride in Egypt

    [Nation] Kenya men and women's hockey teams will be in action Saturday afternoon on the penultimate day of the Africa Cup of Nations in Ismailia, Egypt.

  • 31 October

    Hockey – Double Delight for SA Men and Women in Egypt

    [Sascoc] South African hockey celebrates on two fronts this week after both the men's and women's sides emerged triumphant from the Continental Championships in Egypt on Sunday.

  • 31 October

    Amid Egypt’s Anti-Gay Crackdown, Gay Dating APPs Send Tips to Stop Entrapment

    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Beirut -Amid an anti-gay crackdown in Egypt since a rainbow flag was hoisted at a Cairo concert, gay dating apps are sending users tips on how to protect themselves from entrapment.

  • 31 October

    Egyptian Artifacts at the British Museum – Creative Commons – photo by David Woo via flickr

    Hill of Al-Fara'een region has been robbed twice; the first time 52 antiques were stolen in 2000. The second time was after the January 2011 revolution when the police arrested the suspects but the antiques have not yet been found, Gamal Salem the head of the monuments of Kafr El-Sheikh said.

  • 31 October

    Dollar banknotes – Jericho via Wikimedia

    In a meeting with Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr, Cantini discussed areas in which Italian investors can contribute to help Egypt achieve its economic reform. IFC injects $653 million into 13 solar power plants in the Nubian Suns project, located in Benban city of Aswan.

  • 31 October

    EXCLUSIVE: Indonesian President’s Advisor: – We have a long history with Egypt’

    Before Indonesian President Joko Widodo's upcoming visit to Egypt, Egypt Today interviewed Sri Adiningsih, chairperson of the Indonesian Presidential Advisory Council, during her last visit to Cairo. Adiningsih emphasized the depth and importance of relations between the two countries on different levels, including political, cultural, social and educational levels.

  • 31 October

    Pangaea Adds to Fleet

    Pangaea Logistics Solutions has executed a memorandum of agreement to purchase the vessel M/V Tenmyo Maru, 58,749 dwt., built in November 2008 at Tsuneishi Group Shipyard. The ship is expected to be delivered from its present owners in December, and will be re-named Bulk Pride.

  • 31 October

    Father Abanoub of the Samannud church at the sacred well – " Mahmoud Fakhry

    We arrived at the ancient Virgin Mary Church, also known as St. Abanoub, in the heart of a busy marketplace. Sebennytos, which is now part of Gharbia governorate, was the seat of the 30th Egyptian Dynasty.

  • 31 October

    Sisi Asserts Importance of Developing Civil Aviation Sector

    [Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi underlined the importance of continuing to upgrade and develop the civil aviation sector including Egyptian airports' security systems and qualifying its working human cadres to cope with the latest technologies.

  • 31 October

    Official Gazette Publishes PM’s Decision On Investment Law’s Executive Regulation

    [Egypt Online] The official gazette on Monday 30/10/2017 published a decree No. 2310 / 2017 issued by the prime minister on the issuance of the executive regulation of a new investment law

  • 31 October

    PM, EU Envoy Discuss Economic Coordination

    [Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail received on Monday 30/10 / 2017 EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, hailing cooperation between Cairo and the European bloc in all fields.

  • 31 October

    PM Issues Executive Regulation of Law On Media, Press

    [Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail issued on Monday 30/10/2017 a decision to implement the executive regulation of the law on press and media.

  • 31 October

    Egypt’s Air Force Destroys 6 Vehicles Loaded With Weapons On Western Border

    [Egypt Online] Egypt's Air Forces destroyed six four-wheel-drive vehicles loaded with smuggled weapons and ammunition on the country's western border.