Israel starts exporting natural gas to Egypt in diplomatic milestone
The contract marks first such deal between the countries since they signed a peace pact in 1979. The historic partnership is set to last for 15 years.
Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan make slow progress in Nile dam row
The three countries have agreed the filling of the Nile dam should start in the wet season and proceed in stages. But they have delayed making a final agreement until later in January.
Egypt's last independent media outlet raided by police
Over the weekend, Egyptian security forces stormed the offices of Mada Masr, an investigative media outlet, and detained its staff for several hours. This comes amid a wider crackdown on dissent and free speech in Egypt. For more, we speak to Justin Shilad, the Committee to Protect Journalists' Middle East and North Africa Research Associate.
CAF POTY: Will Osimhen, Ndidi or Ighalo win the award?
CAF has released the list of nominees for the 28th edition of its annual football awards which will take place on Tuesday, 7 January 2020, at Citadel Azure, Hurghada, Egypt. The CAF awards celebrate African footballers and officials who have distinguished themselves during 2019. And the big question is, will Osimhen, Ndidi or Ighalo bring the prize home?
Analysis: How Nigeria can help broker the Egypt-Ethiopia dam dispute
Egypt and Ethiopia have agreed to resume talks to resolve a dispute over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River, now according to Nigeria's Vice President, speaker of Egypt's parliament has asked the West African country's leadership to help mediate the talks. Analyst, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan commit to resolving Nile dam dispute
The three African nations have said they will continue trying to resolve a conflict over plans for a massive Ethiopian-run dam along the Nile river. The project has raised concerns about shortages of drinking water.
Egyptians emboldened to defy el-Sissi in anti-government protests
Egypt has seen the first significant protests against Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in six years of authoritarian rule. An Egyptian businessman called for the rallies from exile in Spain, but the regime is putting up a fight.
Egypt's tourism minister sees tourism trending in a positive direction
Egypt Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat says Egypt's tourism market is trending in a positive direction. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power." (Corrects misspellings in headline and description.)