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Africa:Hopes of Africa Must Soar With Carthage Eagles of Tunisia
[FirstTouch] The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has been nothing short of exciting. We have enjoyed bitter losses, heroic efforts, controversial decisions by the match officials among other dramatic moments that can be expected in such a prestigious tournament. The latter is still yet to catch up with the African teams as 3 of 5 teams have already played their first matches and have already tasted defeat.
06/18/2018 11:54 AM
Africa:Africa Still Searching for Redemption At World Cup 2018
[allAfrica] Cape Town -After Egypt and and Morocco, the Super Eagles were next to succumb to the fiery prowess of their opponents Croatia, in a group aptly referred to as the Group of Death.
06/17/2018 04:31 PM
Egypt:Sisi Directs Ministry to Immediately Release Indebted Women, Pay Off Their Debts
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the Interior Ministry to take all necessary measures to immediately release all Gharimat (indebted women) and pay off their debts from Tahya Masr (Long Live Egypt) fund.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Egypt Launches Campaign to Promote Tourism During World Cup
[Egypt Online] The Ministry of Tourism has launched a campaign to promote Egypt as a tourist destination in line with the start of the soccer World Cup in Russia.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Sisi Receives Eidul Fitr Greetings From Bahraini King
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a phone call on Friday from Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to greet him on Eidul Fitr.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Minister Checks On Health Ministry's Plan During Eidul Fitr
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed inspected a number of hospitals Friday to review the progress in the ministry's plan during the Eidul Fitr holiday.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:4 Operation Rooms Designated for National Team Fans in Moscow
[Egypt Online] Foreign Ministry has designated four operation rooms in Russian cities hosting the football national team's matches, in addition to the headquarters of Egypt's embassy in Moscow, Egyptian Ambassador in Moscow Ehab Nasr revealed on Friday.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Prseident Sisi Reiterates Egypt's Support to Somalia
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received Friday a phone call from his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Bassam Rady said in a press statement.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Pope Vatican Greets Azhar Grand Imam Over Eidul Fitr
[Egypt Online] Pope Francis greeted on Friday Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb over the advent of Eidul Fitr.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:South Sinai Governor Visits Dahab, Meets Chieftains
[Egypt Online] South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda visited Friday Dahab city in North Sinai in the first day of Eid al-Fitr and met with tribesmen and chieftains to greet them on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Hundreds of Inmates Released On Eidul Fitr Occasion - Interior Ministry
[Egypt Online] Up to 3,477 prisoners have been released over Eidul Fitr occasion in line with a presidential decree, the Interior Ministry said Friday.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Minister Inspects Number of Youth Facilities
[Egypt Online] Youth and Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhy inspected on Friday the Olympic Center For Training National Teams and its attachments. In a statement by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Sobhy watched a part of the Egyptian national football team match with Uruguayan counterpart. The minister also checked a number of youth centers in Cairo governorate, including Bab El Shaareya Youth Center.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Gimenez's Last Minute Goal Sinks Egypt
[CAJ News] Ekaterinburg -URUGUAY'S last minute goal before regulation time dashed Egypt hopes of snatching a vital point in this well balance encounter played at Ekaterinburg Stadium in Ekaterinburg, Russia on Friday afternoon.
06/18/2018 08:06 AM
Egypt:Sisi Renews Trust in National Football Team
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi appreciated what he termed "heroic behavior" of the national soccer team in its first clash with Uruguay the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Egypt:Egypt Lose 1-0 to Uruguay in Its 1st World Cup Clash
[Egypt Online] The Egyptian national football team lost 1-0 to his Uruguayan counterpart in its first FIFA World Cup match of Group A at Yekaterinburg Arena stadium in Russia.
06/18/2018 09:11 AM
Africa:Rough Road Ahead for Carthage Eagles After Own Goal
[allAfrica] The Carthage Eagles of Morocco began their World Cup campaign against the Islamic Republic of Iran on Friday.
06/15/2018 06:01 PM
Egypt:Heartbreak for Egypt as Uruguay Scores Dramatic Late Winner
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Has Egypt just played so well just for Uruguay to snatch victory in the last minute? Football can be cruel indeed.
06/15/2018 03:53 PM
Africa:Will Any Of Our Teams Finally Break The Quarter-Finals Jinx?
[allAfrica] Of course, any World Cup would not be compete without a distinctively glamorous opening ceremony to kick things off. And even though it seems like only yesterday that we were laughing at Brazil after their 7-1 capitulation to Germany in July 2014, it's already been four years.
06/14/2018 02:38 PM
Egypt/Morocco:2018 World Cup - First African Teams Enter in Action
[ANGOP] Luanda -With different expectations Egypt and Morocco are starting this Friday their Russia World Cup journey, the great football event that kicked off last Thursday with the host country's squad thrashing Saudi Arabia by 5-0 in the opening match of the competition and Group A.
06/15/2018 12:12 PM
Egypt:Egypt's Coach Cuper - Salah 100 Percent Ready for World Cup Matches
[Egypt Online] Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah is completely fit for Egypt's clash against Uruguay in the World Cup opener, slated for Friday, Egypt's coach Hector Cuper said.
06/15/2018 11:35 AM
Nigeria:Mixed Reactions Trail Buhari's Infrastructure Pact With Niger, Morocco
[Guardian] Abuja -Stakeholders, particularly those in the oil and gas sector have expressed divergent opinions over the infrastructure agreements that President Muhammadu Buhari signed with Morocco and another currently being fine-tuned between Niger Republic and Nigeria.
06/15/2018 06:26 AM
Africa:Morocco's 2026 World Cup Bid Loss - a Lesson in Pan-Africanism
[This is Africa] Morocco's fifth World Cup bid crashed spectacularly after it lost to the North American trio of US, Mexico and Canada. 11 African countries voted against Morocco. Namibia was unequivocal, clearly stating it voted against Morocco because of its occupation of the Sahrawi Republic. Morocco might have rejoined the African Union, but many Africans still don't think its loyalty lies in Africa.
06/14/2018 01:46 PM
Ethiopia:IOM to Provide Reintegration Assistance for 32 Ethiopian Migrants From Egypt
[Addis Standard] Following a visit by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Egypt last weekend, 32 Ethiopian irregular migrants, who were detained in the country, were pardoned by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and flown back to Ethiopia on 11 June 2018.
06/15/2018 11:43 AM
Egypt:Sisi Appoints Ex-Defense Minister As Presidential Aid for Defense Affairs
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued decree No. 271 of 2018 on Thursday 14/06/2018 appointing former defense minister General Sedqi Sobhi as presidential aide for defense affairs.
06/15/2018 11:33 AM
Egypt:Petroleum Ministry Signs Licensing Agreement of Propylene Plant in Alexandria
[Egypt Online] Petroleum Minister Tarek el Mulla on Thursday 14/06/2018 signed a contract licensing the establishment of a propylene plant at Sidpec complex in Alexandria.
06/15/2018 11:32 AM
Zimbabwe:Morocco Captain Warns Sables
[The Herald] Morocco captain Arabat Hocine has warned the Sables to underrate the North Africans at their own peril when the two teams clash in the Africa Gold Cup opener at Harare Sports Club tomorrow. Hocine said the Sables won't have tomorrow's game on a silver platter.
06/15/2018 10:11 AM
Africa:Morocco's World Cup Dreams Shattered as U.S., Canada, Mexico Win 2026 Bid
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Morocco's bid to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup were dashed after the north African nation only received 33% of the vote while the joint bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico received 67%.
06/13/2018 11:45 AM
Egypt:Egypt V Uruguay - Salah Fit, in Need of Birthday Present
[Premium Times] Egypt's talisman, Mohamed Salah, has been declared fit to face Uruguay today, coincidentally his 26th birthday. Apart from getting the Liverpool star fit for the opening match, Hector Cuper has to tweak his system to get a first win after no wins in their last encounters.
06/15/2018 09:20 AM
Libya:UN Extends Arms Embargo On War Afflicted Libya
[CAJ News] Tripoli -THE Security Council, a principal organ of the United Nations (UN), has renewed measures designed to implement the arms embargo on crisis-torn Libya for another year.
06/14/2018 10:08 AM
Africa:Malawi Joined 64 in Support of Morocco World Cup Bid
[Nyasa Times] Football Association of Malawi (FAM) was amongst 64 other countries in support of Morocco for the failed bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which has been given to co-hosts Canada, USA and Mexico.
06/14/2018 09:26 AM