egypt corruption

Military Man Named Supply Minister for Top Wheat Importer Egypt

CAIRO, Sept 6 – Egypt’s parliament approved on Tuesday the appointment of Major General Mohamed Ali El-Sheikh as supply minister after his predecessor resigned amid allegations of corruption in wheat procurement in the world’s largest importer of the grain. Khaled Hanafi stepped down on Aug. 25 under pressure from parliament, which had launched an investigation

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The Egyptian Greetings From Tourism Board

Arbitrary detentions, torture, repression of the press and a failing economy have made Egypt a tinderbox By Janine di Giovanni Photographs by Vinciane Jacquet The day I arrived in Egypt in April, President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi had just given two Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to King Salman of Saudi Arabia, who was visiting Cairo to announce billions

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Egypt’s Sisi Sacks Top Auditor Who Alleged Mass State Corruption

By Omar Fahmy CAIRO, March 28 – President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday sacked Egypt‘s top auditor who had stirred controversy by publicly concluding that government corruption had cost the country billions of dollars. Hesham Geneina came under heavy fire from senior officials and pro-government media after he alleged widespread graft in newspaper interviews at

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