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Field Marshal Abdel Fatah Khalil el Sisi

Date of Birth: 19/11/1954
Place of Birth: Cairo


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Turning down the volume

Washington may also find itself a broker in the fractious relations between Ethiopia and Egypt, whose leader Abdel Fatah el Sisi, is a keen Trump-booster in the region...


The lone general

When President Abdel Fattah el Sisi was sworn in for a second term on 2 June, a 21-gun salute rang out in front of parliament to mark the occasion...


Pushback peril for Abiy

Strategically, it makes more sense for President Abdel Fatah el Sisi to keep using a hostile Eritrea as a means to exert pressure on Addis Ababa over the dam (AC Vol 58 No 3, Eritrea's unsettling alliance)...


Mixed messages

In the week after Abdel Fattah el Sisi secured a second term as President in an election without any credible rival candidates, a team from the Ministry of Finance made a series of presentations to European bond investors that culminated in a heavily oversubscribed issue of €2 billion in eight- and twelve-year securities...


Two steps forward…

Many investors reckon that President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's authoritarian style will allow him to push through tough reforms, even if the military's grip on the treasury through state subsidies is unlikely to slip...

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El Sisi's shrinking circle

President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's office announced the departure of Khaled Fawzy as head of the General Intelligence Service (GIS) on 18 January, the day before the President formally declared his intention to stand in the presidential election at the end of March...


Bombs, votes and petrodollars

The presidential election, to be held on 26-28 March, and all but certainly resulting in a second term for Abdel Fattah el Sisi, will be the major event of 2018...


Courtship and crackdowns

Attijariwafa Bank head Mohammed el Kettani revealed at the African Investment Forum in Sharm El Sheikh on 11 December, which was hosted by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi, that in the previous seven years Casablanca's biggest bank had invested over $1 billion in Africa...


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