Walaa Hussein


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is received on his arrival at the Bole International Airport ahead of the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Jan. 29, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri)

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Nile River project seeks 'Africa without borders'

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 | Walaa Hussein, Contributor

The African Union Steering Committee announced that the massive Nile River navigation project will be complete by 2024, but challenges lie ahead.

Egypt set to invest in crocodile industry

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 | Walaa Hussein, Contributor

As the crocodile population has increased in Lake Nasser, despite lifting the ban on crocodile hunting, the Egyptian government announced a project to invest in the animal and encourage exports.

Are Cairo, Riyadh in a messy ‘political divorce’?

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 | Walaa Hussein, Contributor

Egypt was not pleased when a Saudi royal delegation traveled to the controversial Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia to discuss potential energy projects with officials there.

Egyptian bill seeks gender equality for adultery

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 | Walaa Hussein, Contributor

An Egyptian parliamentarian is provoking controversy with a bill legislating equal penalties for men and women charged with adultery.

How this invasive flower is taking over the Nile

Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2016 | Walaa Hussein, Contributor

Egypt is considering several less-than-appealing options to combat the Nile’s invasive plant problem.

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Walaa Hussein is the editor-in-chief of the parliamentary news division at Rose al-Yusuf. An expert in African affairs, Hussein has collaborated with the Nile Channel, writing and preparing newscasts. On Twitter: @walaahuseen

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