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Crisis of Egypt truckers stuck on border with Sudan persists

The plight of Egyptian truck drivers stranded on the country’s border with Sudan has persisted for almost three months, a crisis reportedly marred by Egypt’s “official indifference” and the bureaucracy of the Sudanese side, resulting in the death of at least 15 truckers.

Egypt’s visa restrictions split up thousands of Sudanese families fleeing war

The ongoing war in Sudan has caused tens of thousands of civilians to flee to neighbouring countries. Most of them made their way to Egypt, which allowed women, children and the elderly to cross at a snail’s pace, but many men were turned back for visas.

EU, Egypt sign border control agreement to reduce migration

The European Union signed an agreement with Egypt on Sunday for the first phase of an 80 million-euro border management program, a statement from the EU delegation in Cairo said, at a time when Egyptian migration to Europe has been rising, reported Reuters.

Egypt updates its entry requirements effective 22 January

Egypt updated its entry requirements, effective 22 January. All arrivals who have WHO-approved vaccination certificates with a QR Code will be allowed entry provided that 14 days have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccination (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sputnik V, Sinovac, and Sinopharm), or at least 14 days …