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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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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...


El Sisi marshals his allies

The approach of Egypt's presidential elections which are scheduled for April 2018 revealed a split among supporters of President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in the House of Representatives a chamber often described as the 'president's parliament'...


Abuja's high hopes in New York

Da'ish fighters are a potent force in Libya in areas such as the Islamist fief of Dirna and in Egypt's Western Desert despite a wave of attacks from General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army and President Abdul Fattah el Sisi's air force (AC Vol 58 No 12 States of failure)...


The great growth divide

A new gas production project due to start by the end of the year might relieve some of the gloom and President Abdel Fatah el Sisi's relentless glad-handing with regional leaders and his United States counterpart Donald Trump has helped to secure billions of aid dollars unavailable to any other African economy...


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