An Egyptian court on Saturday (September 29) sentenced an activist to two years in jail over a video she posted on social media criticising the government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment and over poor living conditions, her lawyer said.
Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that there is an obligation on everyone to avoid violence and consolidate peace in the Middle East, and that the international and regional players need greater cooperation to address issues in Palestine, Syria, Iran and Libya.
Nigeria's Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the Intra-African Trade Fair will really help propel and drive trade within the African continent. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with him at Afreximbank's Intra-African Trade Fair engagement session in Abidjan, where he discussed expectations for the upcoming trade fair in Egypt.
Egypt's Coptic Christians often face discrimination on the football pitch, which is why successful players from the religious minority are a rarity. A private footballing academy called "Je Suis" is at the forefront of efforts to redress the imbalance.