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Biz Community16-24 March 2014 saw the third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival take place in Luxor, Egypt.All the winners:Long Narratives    The Grand Nile Prize for Best Long Narrative Film (US$4,000 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun): The Pardon (Imbabazi) by Joel Karekezi (Rwanda).    The Jury Prize for Best Long Narrative Film (US$3,000 and The Silver

Many opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood thought Mohamed Morsi had brought the army under his control once and for all when, during his year-long presidency, he appointed a deeply religious general as defence minister. But not only did the president trigger his own demise in doing so, it also emboldened General Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to emerge from the shadows as a “national saviour”

Political groups have given mixed reactions to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) giving Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi the green light to run for the presidency.  Some groups like the Egyptian Social Democratic Party (SDP), the Socialist Popular Alliance Party and the Salafist Nour Party declined to endorse any candidate while the Free Egyptians Party and Tamarod welcomed

Mohammed Al-Telbani, owner of one of Gazas biggest food factories, is the sort of businessman plucky enough to thrive despite an Israeli blockade of the Palestinian coastal enclave, but even he says he is finally running out of answers.   With a new military-backed government in Egypt shutting smuggling tunnels that had kept Gaza alive, he now worries for the first time that the siege will