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Monday, 10 December 2018

Africa 2018 Forum remains in the spotlight on the airwaves

The second and final day of the Africa 2018 Forum was in the spotlight on last night’s talk shows, with Al Hayah Al Youm recapping the highlights of President Sisi’s speech (watch, runtime: 08:41) and Hona Al Asema focusing more on the president’s decisions (watch, runtime: 04:54). We have more on the conference in Speed Round, below.

The potential benefits of the COMESA trade agreement for Egypt was the main topic of discussion for businessman Hussein Sabbour on Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 02:21).

Cabinet released a report detailing Egypt’s economic development in 2018, which Al Hayah Al Youm discussed briefly. The report included evaluations from international organizations, among other indicators (watch, runtime: 03:09).

Over on El Hekaya, Amr Adib raised funds for a charitable campaign’s purchase of winter blankets for the needy (watch, runtime: 03:52).

House Rep. Ahmed El Segeni had a chat on Hona Al Asema about a draft law regulating commercial shops, which is currently with the House of Representatives (watch, runtime: 08:23).

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