Egypt’s population hits 104.4 million

By Jerry Omondi Egypt recorded a 1.6 million increase in its population in 2022, reaching 104.4 million in December, up from 102.8 million in January, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). In a statement on Wednesday, CAPMAS confirmed that the capital, Cairo, was still the most populated governorate, with some…

At least 11 killed in Egypt road crash

At least eleven people were killed in a grisly road crash in Egypt’s northern Nile Delta region, local media report citing authorities. The collision which occurred in Dakahlia province, some 150 kilometers from the capital Cairo, involved a truck and a public service minibus. “A minibus carrying 14 people, including the driver heading to a…

Egypt Protests at UN Ethiopia’s continued filling of Nile dam

By Xinhua – Updated at 14:50 on Sunday 31st July 2022 @HICGINewsAgency Egypt sent a letter on Friday to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to object to Ethiopia’s continued filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). “Egypt completely rejects Ethiopia’s continuation of filling the GERD unilaterally without reaching an agreement with Egypt and…