Pictures: South Africa, Egypt, 12 other countries troop into Abuja as Nigeria host African cycling championship

July 14, 2022 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is set to host the fourth edition of the African Track Cycling Championship. Nigeria and 14 other countries are expected to participate in the Championship which will take place inside the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja from Thursday 14th July –Sunday 17th July, 2022. Ahead of the Championship, the Minister of Youth Read More

Zulum in Egypt, discusses Boko Haram at high-level forum on Africa

June 22, 2022 Sadiq Abubakar 0

On invitation, Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum is currently in Egypt where he addressed participants at the third edition of Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development which held, Tuesday, in Cairo. The Aswan Forum was launched in February 2019 by the Egyptian government in its capacity as the Chairman of the African Union (AU) and Champion of Read More

Pictures: Real reason Peter Obi went to Egypt – Aide

June 16, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A former Anambra state governor and the Labour party presidential flagbearer, Peter Obi, is currently understudying some of the Egyptian sectors. A Facebook post by Valentine Obienyem, the media aide to the Labour party presidential candidate said, “On Tuesday, the 14th of June, 2022, Mr. Peter Obi informed Nigerians via the Twitter handle of his trip to Egypt, to understudy Read More

ITTF Africa Cup: Egyptian veteran wary of Aruna’s threat

May 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

At 42, Ahmed Saleh loves to compete in Lagos and as the defending champion of the forthcoming ITTF Africa Cup, the Egyptian veteran believes the atmosphere at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium is a motivating factor for every player. He is particularly concerned about the threat posed by the present form of Quadri Aruna who set a Read More

Egypt Air increases frequency into Kano, seals partnership with Darma Air on Umrah, Hajj services 

April 16, 2022 Suleiman Idris, Lagos 0

African leading airline, Egypt Air, has announced an increase of its flight frequencies into the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA)  in the commercial city of Kano in Northern Nigeria from three to four flights per week which began on Thursday April 14. The airline explained that the new frequency schedule is for Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Country Manager Read More

FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup India 2022: Olowookere calls 25 to Flamingos’ camp ahead Egypt clash

April 2, 2022 Editor 0

Head Coach Bankole Olowookere has invited 25 players to the camp of the U17 Girls’ National Team ahead of this month’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 third round fixture against their Egyptian counterparts. The Flamingos trounced their counterparts from the Democratic Republic of Congo 8-0 on aggregate (3-0 in Kinshasa and 5-0 in Benin City) to reach the Read More

Breaking: Mo Salah weeps, Sadio Mane celebrates as Senegal beat Egypt, emerge AFCON 2021 champions

February 6, 2022 Editor 0

Sadio Mane scored the winning goal in the penultimate penalty shootout that led Senegal to win 2021 Africa Cup of Nations against Egypt after extra time play inside Olembe stadium Cameroon. The Liverpool forward had seen a seventh-minute penalty saved by Egypt keeper Gabaski but Mane held his nerve when he returned in the shootout. Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy denied Mohanad Read More

Uncertainty as AFCON final pitches Mane against Salah as Senegal face Egypt

February 6, 2022 BBC 0

Senegal and Egypt meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday, pitting two Liverpool stars up against one another. Mohamed Salah is looking to lead the North Africans to a record-extending eighth continental triumph, while Reds team-mate Sadio Mane hopes to play a part in Senegal’s first ever Nations Cup victory. The Teranga Lions have lost both finals Read More

Egypt demand postponement, chase AFCON immortality

February 4, 2022 Blueprint 0

Egypt have called on Africa Cup of Nations organisers to delay this weekend’s final against Senegal to give them more time to prepare after overcoming hosts Cameroon on penalties in Thursday’s semifinal. Egypt won 3-1 in a shoot-out after a goalless 120 minutes in Yaounde, while Senegal overcame Burkina Faso 3-1 in normal time a day earlier. The Egyptians had Read More

Egypt shuts 8 ports over bad weather

December 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

Egypt has closed eight ports owing to bad weather, officials said on Monday. The ports of Port Tawfiq, El-Zayteyat and Sharm El Sheikh were shut early Monday morning, the Red Sea Ports Authority said. The ports of Adabiya, Ain Sokhna, Port Said West, Port Said East and Al Arish were also shut later on Monday, a statement from the General Read More

Court sentences militants to death by hanging

November 27, 2021 AFP 0

An Egyptian court has sentenced to death by hanging 22 Islamist militants for 54 attacks including the attempted assassination of a former interior minister, a judicial source told AFP. The men were found guilty of committing 54 “terrorist operations” across Egypt, including the murder of a senior police officer as well as trying to kill former interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim. Read More