French senate to help train Sisi's reformed upper house
The senates of France and Egypt have begun designing a training programme as the Egyptian upper house, which began sitting again in 2020 after many years of interruption, seeks to modernise.
Africa Intelligence journalist Martin Roux reports on countries in North and Eastern Africa and the Horn.
The Pompidou Centre and the Paris Philharmonic are providing technical support to two upcoming museums in Egypt's New Administrative Capital. Paris is relying on its cultural expertise as a soft power tool in its "strategic partnership" with Cairo.
As part of the ceasefire agreement in Libya, which includes the departure of foreign fighters, the last Dafuri contingents still in the country are now having to negotiate their return to Sudan. The success of the process will depend on international backers, which for the moment remain frozen.