Egypt: Egypt’s Powerful Football Fans and Politics – a Toxic Mix That Could Combust During Afcon

[The Conversation Africa] When the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opens in Cairo, Egypt, the focus will be on the games between the continent’s top football teams to see who is going to raise the cup on Friday 19 July at the end of the three-week tournament.

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Muhammad Morsi, Egypt’s only democratic ruler, dies in court

THE CASESagainst Muhammad Morsi, now in their sixth year, long ago took on the air of a Kafka novel. Every few weeks Egypt’s only democratically elected president, deposed in a coup in 2013, would appear in court to answer one charge or another

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