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President Al-Sisi Casts His Vote in the 2018 Presidential Election

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President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi cast his vote early morning on the first day of the presidential election at Mostafa Youssri Abou Emeira School in Heliopolis.

The school, that was previously a royal palace for Princess Ferial of Egypt, King Farouk’s eldest child, is also where former presidents of Egypt had cast their ballots. What’s more, the school is named after the martyr Mostafa Youssri Abou Emeira, who sacrificed his life for the sake of Egypt’s safety and security.

The 2018 Egyptian Presidential Election is taking place for 3 days all over Egypt, schools are open from early morning till night allowing citizens to cast their votes freely during the day; needless to mention that citizens above 18 are eligible to vote, except active members in the armed forces and police; eligible citizens to vote in this election are around sixty million citizens, according to the National Election Authority (NEA). There are 1410 polling places around the country, supervised by 44 general committees; not to mention that all the polling places and voting booths are incredibly secured by the police and armed forces to ensure the safety of all voters, and create a positive voting experience.

Egypt is now witnessing the third national election since the January 2011 revolution; the results of the 2018 presidential election will be announced on the second of April.

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has encouraged and called for every Egyptian to go out and practice their rights by casting their votes, stating that voting in the presidential election is a national duty.

 

 

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Sharm el-Sheikh/Hurghada Maritime Transport line Inaugurated

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Minister of transportation Kamel Al-Waziri inaugurated yesterday a maritime transport line connecting Sharm El-Sheikh to Hurghada.

The ‘Queen Nefertiti‘ ferry took off for its first voyage every in the new transport line, and on board was the president and leaderships of the Arab Bridge Maritime Company and the head and leaderships of the Red Sea Ports Authority.

The cruise from Sharm El-Sheikh to Hurghada now take two and a half hour only, and according to Waziri, this line will also be a bridge to more touristic areas in Sharm el-Sheikh, St. Catherine, Taba, Hurghada and Luxor.

Not only will be the ferry responsible of transporting tourists and travelers but will also carry workers, goods and cars, which is the result of a cooperation between the Arab Bridge Maritime Company, the Red Sea Ports Authority, and all the ports in Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada, in an attempt to ensure the efficiency of the line’s services and sustainability.

The ferry will be making regular trips weekly in order to make the visit of tourists from Sharm el-Sheikh to Hurghada much easier.

 

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Egypt Chosen to Lead the African Network of National Human Rights Institutions

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Mohamed Fayek, president of the National Council for Human Rights, declared yesterday that Egypt has officially been chosen as the president of the African Network of National Human Rights Institutions.

The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) is a non profitable regional umbrella organization that brings together 44 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa. It was funded back in 2007 and is registered under Kenyan laws as an independent legal entity.

The announcement was made during Fayek’s speech in the twelfth periodic conference of the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions.

The conference that saw the participation of 44 African countries, all of whom are members of the commission, in addition to representatives of regional, local and international human rights bodies in Egypt.

Fayek also highlighted that this conference is the first event to be organized in Cairo, and that the theme chosen for the conference stresses on the ‘Global Compact for Migration.’

The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions aims at achieving human right endeavors in all of the African countries, with principles that are in line with Paris’.

 

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Lebanese Protesters Form A Peaceful Human Chain Across the Country

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Thousands of Lebanese protesters have formed a human chain that extended from the south all the way to the north of the country, in an impressive attempt of symbolizing national unity.

People of Lebanon joined hands from Tripoli to Tyre, making a 170 KM human chain, that passes through the capital, Beirut. This marks a historic moment where Lebanese people unit together, hand in hand, despite their ethnic, religious, or social differences.

Those who joined the chain began in the early afternoon of Sunday and by 4 PM, the chain has been completed with the participation of 170,000 protesters.

Even with such a massive chain, protesters made sure they didn’t cut through any of the major roads in Lebanon to avoid disturbing the rest of citizens, the chain was formed along the main coastal highway of Lebanon but it was certainly an organized and peaceful form of protest.

 

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