Tag Archives: Egypt

News: Football Violence Leaves 50 Dead in Egypt

Post-Match Pitch Invasion Sees Horrific Violence in Port Said A match between Eyptian premier league teams Al Ahli and al-masry has ended in horrific violence. The Ministry of Health reports up to 73 deaths and up to 1,000 injuries after supporters of … Continue reading

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Egypt: Mass Protests Continue

Large scale protests appear set to continue in Egypt today as demonstrators rejected Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi’s proposals for a relinquishing of power by the army and the takeover of a civilian national leader in June; six months earlier than originally planned. … Continue reading

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Africa and Empire Workshop- Peking University, Part 3

Part 3 of our Peking seminar series offers a brief analysis of papers’ by perspectivesonafrica editor Aidan Stonehouse (University of Leeds), Wang Qian (Peking University), Ye Kang (Peking University), and Yuan Lihong (Peking University) Aidan Stonehouse (University of Leeds) “They … Continue reading

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Africa News Roundup

Living on the Coke side of life in Swaziland Why Kenya is spending big money to win friends in Washington DC ICC issues Gaddafi arrest warrant Egypt says will not need IMF and World Bank funds US urges Cameroon to … Continue reading

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Egyptian Rural Life: Interview with Professor Raymond Bush

Professor Raymond Bush of the POLIS department, University of Leeds, gives a frank and fascinating insight into rural Egypt’s agricultural and political landscape since 1987 in an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm. Click below to read the full text: Part 1 @ http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/434579 Part 2 … Continue reading

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What now for Egypt?

Mubarak stands down and hands power to army

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Egypt: Live feed

Egypt protests – day of departure live updates To follow events in Egypt today on what promises to be a huge day in the country’s future The Guardian’s live feed is at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/blog/2011/feb/04/egypt-protests-day-departure-live

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