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 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?
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.