This Week in Egypt: Week 17-2019 ( April 22-28)

Top Headlines

  • Constitutional Referendum: 88.3% of Egyptians back changes that could see President al-Sisi stay in power, amid vote-buying claims
  • Egypt hosts Africa summits on Sudan and Libya crises
  • Egypt extends state of emergency by 3 months, commencing April 25
  • Egypt steps up security for Coptic Easter and Sham El-Nessim celebrations
  • Moody’s upgrades five Egyptian banks, outlook changed to stable
  • Muslim Brotherhood exiles from Egypt face uncertain future in Sudan
  • Sisi and Putin discuss returning Russian flights to Egypt



Salah and rami 

Mohamed salah and Rami Malek at  TIME 100 Gala



Main Headlines








  • Egypt steps up security for Coptic Easter and Sham El-Nessim celebrations
  • Sisi meets Italian prime minister in Beijing to discuss Regeni murder
  • China to invest US $5 billion in Egypt’s Suez Canal Economic Zone
  • Mixed reactions to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood junior members’ initiative
  • Egypt Air begins new service to Rwanda’s Kigali as carrier eyes African expansion


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Views expressed in reports and tweets do not  represent my personal views, but I believe they are worth reading.

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