Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Thanks to his star power and a government keen to keep its most valuable international asset happy, Mohamed Salah has won his latest tussle with Egypt's soccer federation after his demands for better security and improved discipline at the Pharaohs' camps have been met.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has sworn in several new provincial governors, including the first-ever Coptic Christian woman to hold the position.
An Egyptian opposition coalition of secular and left-leaning parties is urging authorities to immediately release a former diplomat who earlier this month called for a referendum on President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's government.
An Egyptian woman who posted a video of a man making inappropriate advances towards her has ignited an online debate in which many Egyptians, including women, have taken the man's side.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is serious about pushing forward peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
Egypt has called for the UN to authorise military intervention in Libya, despite Western powers' preference for the use of diplomacy in the war-torn north African state.
Egypt's top prosecutor has referred 13 men to trial for attempted rape and assault of women during public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir square.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has appointed a string of new governors to key regions, the latest shake-up since winning re-election in March.
Egypt's highest Sunni Muslim authority has said there can be no justification for sexual harassment, in a country where many people often blame women themselves for the widespread problems they face.
The lawyer for a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's government has been arrested.
Egypt extends the state of emergency in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula for three months, with a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the most troubled areas where it is fighting militants including an Islamic State affiliate.
The French president will be meeting with Egypt's president to boost military ties between the two countries.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is in Saudi Arabia to meet one of his strongest international supporters, King Abdullah, to talk about key security issues impacting the region.
Egypt's interim president has chosen as prime minister a construction magnate from the era of ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
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