Authorities have confiscated thousands of tons of sugar while they assess whether or not companies are overstocking the commodity.
The government declared a state of emergency on Sunday after more than a year of unrest in Oromiya and Amhara regions
They resist tradition and social pressure to protect their girls – with help from the state and NGOs.
Egypt general-turned-president has his critics in the West over his handling of human rights--but they are now prepared to look the other side.
Saudi king ends landmark Egypt visit with firm support to Sisi...and gets some islands, provoking Twitter storm
King Salman and Sisi signed multi-billion-dollar deals that included a plan to build a bridge over the Red Sea connecting Saudi Arabia and Egypt
UPDATED: New blow to Sisi as Egypt Air flight from Alexandria to Cairo hijacked; foreigners detained
Lone hijacker detains foreign nationals after talks, the flag carrier said in what would further hurt country's tourism industry.
Fears due to arcane and contradictory laws passed during the last 15 years that specify levels of fungal contamination allowed in wheat imports
In the face of American opposition to Boutros-Ghali, Africa came up with Kofi Annan as Secretary-General. Annan held the post until 2006
‘There is definitely an overreaction to the plane crash, and it is devastating.’
Instability and conflicts to watch in 2016 - and why this AU election should matter the most to them
Major changes happening at the African Union that will define and affect the continents path in times ahead
Six Sudanese migrants found shot dead in Egypt while trying to reach Israel— just a week after 15 others were killed
Egypt border police have often shot dead and wounded migrants at the border as they tried to cross into Israel.
The 1.9 million Russian tourists visiting Egypt is equivalent to the entire population of Gabon deciding to go on holiday!
“When you pay tax, you’re paying rent, and when you pay rent, the landlord doesn’t kick you out” - Randgold’s CEO.
Meet the 18 Egyptians, 6 Moroccans and 1 Tunisian that made it onto 'most powerful Arab business women' list
25 Africans made it onto the ranking, and north Africa made a strong showing with a list of amazing women.
Naguib Sawiris earlier this month said he was looking to buy an island to "host the migrants and provide jobs for them building their new country".
On Monday agriculture minister Salah Helal was arrested after being told to step aside on the orders of President Sisi over alleged corruption.
It is becoming too costly for developing nations to defend their currencies, and it may just get worse, as events in Asia this Thursday showed.
Suicide, mass weddings, divorce and domestic abuse - the harsh realities of being a 'spinster' in Africa
In one country a woman who dies without getting married is called a "maiden ghost". In another they are "leftover women". Why?
Temperatures were as high as 47 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit) in parts of southern Egypt over the past week.