Ethiopia denies filling contested Nile dam
Ethiopia has denied reports that it started filling its massive hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile, after satellite images showed higher water levels. The dam has sparked tensions with downriver nations Egypt and Sudan.
I have not decided on 2023 presidential race, says Tinubu, Oshiomhole accepts dissolution of NWC and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday.
Egypt pushes plan to end war in Libya
The Cairo Declaration calls for a ceasefire starting on Monday and the departure of foreign militias from the war-ravaged country. The plan has the backing of Libyan National Army head Khalifa Haftar.
COVID-19 in Africa: How have African leaders responded to the pandemic?
Africa recorded its first case of COVID-19 exactly three months ago today, when Egypt recorded its index case on the 14th of February. So how have African leaders responded to the pandemic? Oulie Keita, Francophone West Africa Director at One Campaign joins CNBC Africa for more.
Global COVID-19 cases over 2.8million as Africa records 9,106 recoveries, Fear grips Kano metropolis
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
Reporting on Covid-19: A daily challenge for Egyptian journalists
In a number of countries across the Middle East, reporting on the coronavirus has become increasingly challenging. Among them is Egypt, where the infection rate continues to climb among the 100 million-strong population. The country has also come under fire for stepping up late and not imposing strict enough measures to tackle the spread of the virus. For more on the situation, we speak to Egyptian journalist and author Khaled Diab.
Abba Kyari, Bauchi governor test positive to coronavirus, 70 Nigerian soldiers killed by jihadist and more
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Will Ethiopia and Egypt's Nile dam dispute lead to war?
We look at US coverage of the Democratic primary as Joe Biden closes in on the party's nomination. Also, more coronavirus news as the US takes strict measures to contain the virus and several high-profile festivals are postponed. Next, we find out why Egypt and Ethiopia are clashing over a longstanding River Nile dam project. Finally, a US man makes it his mission to deliver an abandoned family portrait after a photo company goes bankrupt.
Jailed over unpaid debts in Egypt
Today, one in three Egyptians live just above the poverty line. As a consequence, the rate of micro-credit lending has grown, with women the principle beneficiaries. Some 70 percent of loans in Egypt are given to women, but thousands of them fall victim to loan sharks and even end up in prison. FRANCE 24's Ruth Michaelson reports.