2012-02-15 13:56:07Presidential Elections to be Held Next May[Egypt Online]
Minister of the People's Assembly, Shura Council affairs and local development Counselor Mohamed Atteya said that the presidential elections will be held late next May. He said candidates will be given three weeks to submit their documents starting March 10 and 45 days to make campaigns and to explain their platforms.
Thursday, 01-29-15, 13:59Human Rights in Sharp Decline[HRW]New York -Egypt's new leaders have systematically reversed the fragile gains of the country's 2011 uprising, jailing tens of thousands and squeezing the last remaining spaces for freedom of expression and assembly, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.
Thursday, 01-29-15, 13:58Human Rights Situation Dire Ahead of May 2015 Elections[HRW]Nairobi -The Ethiopian government during 2014 intensified its campaign of arrests, prosecutions, and unlawful force to silence criticism, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.
Thursday, 01-29-15, 13:56Rights Backsliding Outpaces Reforms[HRW]Rabat -There were few tangible improvements in human rights in Morocco and Western Sahara during 2014, either in law or in practice, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.
Thursday, 01-29-15, 13:46French Delegation Explores Investment in Zimbabwe[RFI]Harare -A 10-member French delegation is in Zimbabwe to assess trade prospects and team members have already met President Robert Mugabe. The 90-year-old president is reported to have given the team more details on his controversial indigenisation policy, which obliges foreign firms to part with majority shares. Economists say the law is driving potential investors away at a time the country desperately needs them as local companies shut down and a liquidity crisis bites.