Arab Spring

Egypt’s Powerful Football Fans and Politics: a Toxic Mix that Could Combust During Afcon

When the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opens in Cairo, Egypt, the focus will be on the games between the continent’s top football teams to see who is going to raise the cup on Friday 19 July at the end of the three-week tournament. ...

Joburg Post·4 months ago

Where Next for Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood After Death of Mohamed Morsi

The death of Egypt’s former president, Mohamed Morsi, in a Cairo court on June 17, on the same day he was elected six years previously, closed a chapter in Egyptian history. Morsi was the first president of Egypt to be elected in popular...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

International Community Urges for De-Escalation in Libya

France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, US and Italy warn ongoing violence in Libya is fuelling a 'growing humanitarian emergency'. France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United States and Italy have called for an immediate end...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Libya: Ongoing Atrocities Reveal The Trouble With International Military Intervention

It’s been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward in protecting civilians from looming atrocity. But today, Libya stands further from peace than ever. Since ...

Michael Neu & Robin Dunford·about 2 months ago