Morsi Courts Merkel while Unrest Continues in Egypt

From Global Voices ยป Egypt Thu Jan 31 2013, 11:06:46

A Photoshopped picture of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi kissing German Chancellor Angela Merkel went viral, drawing ridicule from netizens, who criticised Morsi for traveling abroad at a time when his country was facing unrest. Online, Egyptians were quick to dismiss the photograph as unreal but were also dismissive of Morsi and his policies.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

West Africa:   'We Have to Act Fast' on Ebola - Obama (document)
United States Department of State
16 September 2014

The "daunting task" of containing Ebola can be accomplished, President Obama says. "We know that if we take the proper steps, we can save lives. But we have to act fast." [read more]

Africa:   Why Scottish Independence Matters for Africa (analysis)
Institute for Security Studies
17 September 2014

The Scottish vote for independence tomorrow, if successful, will have two important ramifications for Africa: one positive, one negative. The positive impact is that it could break the deadlock on ... [read more]

Rwanda:   Kigali - a Different Kind of City (blog)
allAfrica.com
17 September 2014

The Chinese pair trailing me at the check-in line at Kigali airport looked happy to have landed in east Africa. A string of comments expressing restrained delight followed me all the way to where the ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!