Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: egypt

Egypt Hopes to Stop Sale of ‘Stolen’...

The Egyptian Embassy is calling on British auction house Christie's to halt the sale of an ancient bust of King Tutankhamun, a piece valued...

‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ Fans Say Pepa’s...

"Growing Up Hip Hop" stars Egypt and her brother Tyran found themselves in a bind in a recent episode after their mother's boyfriend tried...

Egypt Says Village Found In Nile Delta...

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt said Sunday that archeologists have unearthed one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta, with remains dating...

#IfAfricaWasASchool Hilariously Tackles Imaginary Interactions Between African...

Africans tweeted in celebration of the continent's countries yesterday when the hashtag #IfAfricaWasASchool emerged. The trend took on fashion, history and economics, scaling it down to the classroom. Users...

South Africa Surpasses Egypt to Become, Once...

South Africa is once again the second-biggest economy on the African continent as it reclaims the position from Egypt – and continues to narrow...

Egypt Banks More Concerned With Expanding Overseas...

Despite Egyptian banks’ dedication to expanding operations in overseas markets, they are still significantly unconcerned with the rest of Africa, whether northern or southern...

8 Interesting African Creation Myths The World...

The Yoruba of Nigeria In the beginning, all that existed were the water, land and sky, which was ruled by Olorun. Another god named Obatala...

Breaking: Egyptian Authorities Detect Thermal Anomaly in...

The Associated Press is reporting that Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty says a scanning project in the Giza pyramids has identified thermal anomalies, including...

8 Disturbing Things to Know About Being...

Black Egyptians experience racism daily. In their article, “Being black in Egypt,” Imogen Lambert and Nada Ramadan, two writers for al-Araby al-Jadeed, convey that those...

British Archaeologist Granted Permission to Hunt Down...

A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti. Nicholas Reeves, along...

Top 10 African Countries with the Most...

10. Algeria– 4,100 Millionaires With a socialist-leaning government and a population of 38.8 million, Algeria has produced 4,100 millionaires, according to a report by AfrAsia...

8 Amazing Things You May Not Know...

No one knows exactly how the Great Pyramid was constructed. The method by which the ancient Egyptians built the Great Pyramid is unknown. Many theories...

9 Engineering Feats Pulled Off by the...

According to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, engineering occurs when the “knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience,...

12 African Countries With the Most Diverse...

Tanzania Natural resources: coffee, tea, cotton, maize, tin, phosphates, iron ore, cassava, diamonds and gold. Its richness produces a gross domestic product valued at $33.23...

10 Characters in the Bible You Might...

Queen of Sheba The first use in the Bible of the word “queen” refers to a Black woman (1 Kings 10:1). Her name is alleged...

Egypt is Looking to Form a Better...

Three characteristics define Egypt, claimed Gamal Abdel Nasser, its charismatic former president. The country is Arab and Muslim, to be sure. But the third...

Black History Month Special: Ramses The Great,...

Throughout Black History Month, Atlanta Blackstar will be running stories that delve into the richness and diversity of Black lives in the U.S. and...

The Case of the Broken Beard: King...

Someone broke off King Tut’s 3,000-year-old-beard, used Superglue to put it back on, and none of those responsible for the priceless artifact claims to...

16 Monuments Around the World Honoring Black...

The Monument to the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey, Jamaica The Honorable Marcus Garvey, the renowned crusader for Black autonomy and pride, was Jamaica's most famous...

Kenya’s President Urges Stronger Ties Between Kenya...

President Kenyatta has said Kenya and Egypt need to build strong relations based on mutual benefits. Speaking yesterday when he met visiting Egyptian Foreign Affairs...

Ethiopia, Egypt Try to Improve Relations After...

Ethiopia hopes a raft of deals signed with Egypt on Monday will enhance frosty relations with its North African neighbor, despite Cairo's lingering concerns...