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Egypt heads to polls to choose between Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and ‘rival’

Egyptians vote in a presidential election Monday to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known candidate, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, who has struggled to make the case he is not Sisi’s minion.

Egypt: Expelled British reporter had expired credentials

Egyptian authorities say a British journalist expelled from the country last month did not have valid accreditation and was filming without a permit.

Flying Eagles off to Cairo on two-match tour

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, on Saturday flew to Cairo for a two-match tour of Egypt as part of the team’s preparations for the qualifying series of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

AU, Afreximbank maiden trade fair expected to generate $70b in trade deals

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed a hosting agreement with the African Union (AU) and Egypt for Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) expected to attract 1,000 exhibitors and over 70,000 visitors.

Moammar Gaddafi’s cousin calls Nicolas Sarkozy charges ‘God’s punishment’

Moammar Gaddafi's cousin says the corruption allegations against former French President Nicolas Sarkozy are "God's punishment" for his role in the NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed the longtime Libyan leader.

NPFL clubs avoid each other in CAF Confederation Cup final playoffs

All four NPFL clubs have managed to avoid each other in the final playoff for the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup following the draw by CAF this evening in Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptians who took part in Arab Spring say voting useless

As banners supporting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's bid for a second term fill Cairo's streets, some who participated in the 2011 democratic uprising say they will boycott this month's "predetermined" elections.

Egyptian court rules Uber, Careem illegal

An Egyptian court has ordered authorities to revoke the operating licenses of the Uber and Careem ride-hailing services and to block their mobile apps and software.

CAF Confederation Cup play-offs draw seeding

CAF Champions League last-32 losers (pots A/C) will host first legs on April 6-8 against Confederation Cup last-32 winners (pots B/D) with return matches on April 17-18

Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir backs Egypt’s Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi election bid

President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan on Monday welcomed his Egyptian counterpart’s bid for re-election and pledged further cooperation after a year of rocky relations between the neighboring countries.

Egypt: At least 4 troops, 36 Islamic militants killed in Sinai battle

Egypt's military says four troops and 36 Islamic militants have died in the past five days of fighting in the restive Sinai Peninsula.

Joshua Obaje shifts attention to CAF Confed Cup after Plateau United’s Champions League exit

Plateau United forward Joshua Obaje says the side will now fight hard to win the CAF Confederation Cup following their exit from the CAF Champions League at the hands of Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel on Sunday.

Egypt orders release of 2 detained journalists

Egypt has ordered the release of two freelance journalists who were arrested while preparing a report on a historic tramway in Alexandria.

Flying Eagles plan two Egypt friendlies

Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, are set to play two friendly matches against their Egyptian counterparts later this month, officials said.

Egypt escalates crackdown on media ahead of election

Egyptian authorities have published a list of telephone numbers for citizens to use to bring attention to any media reports they perceive as undermining the country's security or hurting public interest.

Egypt detains 8 football fans over protest

Egypt has arrested eight people after football fans tore out seats and chanted against the government during a game earlier this month.

Egypt: 16 jihadists killed in Sinai operation

Egypt's military said on Sunday 16 jihadists, an officer and a soldier were killed in the past four days during a major military operation against Islamic State group jihadists in Sinai.

Islamic State claims bombing in Libya that killed three

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a car bombing at a checkpoint in eastern Libya that killed at least three militiamen.

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