Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi

By Editorial Board - 25 February 2016 at 3:48 pm

In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, addresses an Africa-focused investment conference with government and private sector representatives, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. The conference is part of Cairo’s efforts to strengthen ties with sub-Saharan African countries amid tensions over sharing the Nile. Egypt’s private sector investment in Africa exceeds $8 billion, and Cairo hopes to double its trade with other African nations in the next five years from the current $5 billion. (MENA via AP)

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