Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

Coronavirus: China records over 5000 cases within 24hrs

by Seun Adeuyion February 15, 2020
China’s national health commission says 5090 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday alone. Officials, however, explained that the new cases reflect a new methodology adapted by officials in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, where a patient is diagnosed by a physician before they are officially confirmed by laboratory tests. The Chinese authorities […]

Buhari, departs for Egypt ahead of Aswan Forum

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 10, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Aswan, Egypt to attend the Aswan Forum designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.” The president accompanied by Governors Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Mai Mala Buni of Yobe departed the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, […]

Egypt steps up security as country braces for more anti-Sisi protests

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 27, 2019
Egyptian authorities have enacted heightened security measures, including sealing off Tahrir Square in Cairo entirely, as the country braced for further protest. Demonstrations were expected on what some have called the “Friday of Salvation” after hundreds of protesters took to the streets in major Egyptian towns and cities last weekend, calling for an end to […]