Egypt Decides to Save Itself from Hunger on its Own

Egypt Decides to Save Itself from Hunger on its Own

Video reports on national TV channels and the Internet about half-empty supermarket shelves in the US and Western Europe are causing widespread nervousness about the world’s food security prospects. Despite warnings from Moscow, no one in Europe took into account that with the introduction of provocative Russophobic sanctions, designed to cripple the Russian economy, essential…

Egypt and the GERD Issue

Egypt and the GERD Issue

African leaders are expected to head to Addis Ababa to attend the two-day African Union (AU) summit, scheduled to convene on February 5 and 6. The meeting will address a long list of conflicts — including militant and terrorist activities, management of natural resources, and internal disputes — that are stirring instability across the continent….

Russia and Egypt Strive to Ensure Food Security in Africa

Russia and Egypt Strive to Ensure Food Security in Africa

Despite modern agro-industrial technologies, the trend towards food shortages continues. This, in particular, is evidenced by the information published by the UN that up to 820 million people are starving in the world, which is about 10% of the world population.  There are more malnourished and hungry people around the world today than ever before, despite the…

Political Coordination between Egypt and Russia Intensifies

Political Coordination between Egypt and Russia Intensifies

Against the background of consistent strengthening by Egypt of its role in the Arab world and and in the international arena, further coordination of policy between Egypt and Russia continues with the development of bilateral cooperation in various fields. Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Security Council of Russia, held a meeting with colleagues from Egypt…

The Great Nile and the Controversy Surrounding its Waters

The Great Nile and the Controversy Surrounding its Waters

After more than a month of consultations, the UNSC adopted a chairman’s statement calling for the resumption of the African Union (AU) mediation to reach “a binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).” The adoption of the resolution coincided with the arrival of Christophe Lutundula Apala, Minister of…

The TPLF’s Double-A (Afar-Amhara) Strategy Throws Addis Ababa into a Dilemma

The TPLF’s Double-A (Afar-Amhara) Strategy Throws Addis Ababa into a Dilemma

The TPLF’s “Double-A” strategy of invading both the Afar and Amhara Regions dramatically escalates Ethiopia’s undeclared civil war by throwing the capital into a dilemma whereby Addis Ababa will either have to deploy its “entire defensive capability” and “all capable Ethiopians” against the insurgents like it threatened to do or submit to their political demands…