Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi yesterday ratified a decree under which Cairo would join an African Union (AU) agreement to combat corruption.
Egyptian Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala al-Saeed met Jan. 7 with Sameh Shenouda, CEO of Zarou, a wholly-owned unit by US private equity firm Blackstone, to discuss investment opportunities with Egypt’s sovereign wealth fund.
Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested on Friday the head of the Egyptian Tax Authority (ETA) Ali Abdel Azeem Hussein for cases of bribery.
Kuwaiti human rights activists and lawmakers have criticised a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Gulf state’s Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) with the Egyptian Administrative Control Authority (ACA) to fight corruption; saying Cairo is ranked among the countries with the highest level of corruption according to Transparency International.
French air accident investigators say that a rapidly spreading fire probably caused the crash of an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo in 2016, casting doubt on Egyptian authorities’ claims that traces of explosives were found. French investigation agency BEA said in a statement late Friday that “the most likely …
Recent amendments to Egypt’s National Council of Human Rights’ (NCHR) laws, approved by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, enhance the council’s independence, the NCHR asserted Tuesday.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Tuesday 12/5/2015 with head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Mohamed Fayek who handed the president a report on the human rights conditions during the period from June 2013 to December 2014.
Egypt’s top prosecutor mandated on Wednesday members of the public prosecution to continue to pay surprise, periodic visits to prisons and police stations to ensure laws are being applied.