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Thursday, 1 February 2018

Other international coverage

Also worth a quick skim today:

  • Fear of the Sudanese intelligence service has dissuaded thousands of Sudanese refugees in Egypt from returning to their villages in Darfur, according to a report by Al-Monitor.
  • Tariq Ramadan, the academic and grandson of Ikhwan founder Hassan Al Banna, has been taken into custody by French police following accusations of rape, according to the Guardian.
  • Indian packaged goods firm Dabur reported a 13% increase in net profit partly driven by a 46% growth in their Egyptian business, Live Mint reports.
  • African ride-hailing app Mondo closed another USD 2 mn in funding from investors in Egypt and the UAE, according to My Startup World.

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