15 février 2000

The conquest of the desert

Examples of the policy of conquering the desert in Egypt, the projects of Touchka and east of al-Owaynat in Upper Egypt appear as a response, but opinions are divided on how to achieve them.At the south of Lake Nasser, and thirty years after the construction of Aswan Dam, Touchka is presented as the "safety valve" of Egypt by the authorities. The project of Touchka would multiply by four the inhabited area of the country from 5% to 25% of the land of Egypt. But if it is a real economic development plan to retain the... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2000

Legislative elections : Judges supervise the voting process

For the first time in seven years in Egypt, a bill submitted by the Opposition is approved by a parliamentary committeeA committee of the People's Assembly approved in early February a bill submitted by the Opposition. According to the bill, the judges will be responsible for overseeing the voting at polling stations during parliamentary elections, to combat electoral fraud. The Department of Justice would replace that of the Interior for the control of elections in November.The leader of the left party "al-Tagamu" (The... [Lire la suite]
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