Category Archives: Governance

South Africa: Committee to Call Provincial Treasuries to Address Worrying Trends

The Select Committee on Finance has resolved to arrange a follow-up meeting with all provincial Treasury departments to deal with matters raised by the National Treasury on each province to measure progress made.

As part of its oversight process, the …

37 Egyptian Women Graduate from United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-Sponsored Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated the graduation of 37 women from all over Egypt who received USAID scholarships to earn Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degrees at premier universities in the United States.

These graduates join …

Coptic church says Egypt bishop found dead in monastery

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church says a bishop has been found dead inside a monastery in the desert northwest of Cairo.

Bishop Epiphanius is head of Anba Makar Monastery near Wadi el-Natroun in coastal Beheira province. The church did not elaborate …

PALESTINIAN DELEGATION TO VISIT EGYPT OVER NATIONAL RECONCILIATION: ABBAS

RAMALLAH, Palestine – Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, announced that, a Palestinian delegation will head to Cairo on Sunday (today), to convey the Palestinian official position, on Palestinian national reconciliation.

Last Oct, Abbas’ Fatah party and Islamic Hamas movement reached an …

Israel Partially Lifts Limitations on Gaza Cargo Crossing

Israel says it is partially reopening its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip after Hamas hostilities subsided.

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Tuesday Israel will resume transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing in addition to the …