Produced by Mohamed Elshinnawi
January 19, 2023
Washington Looking to Deepen Economic Ties With Africa: Analyst
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will start her Africa tour on Friday, which will take her to Senegal, Zambia and South Africa. For more insights, VOA senior analyst Mohamed Elshinnawi spoke to Joseph Siegle, director of research at Africa Center for Strategic Studies, who explains the significance of Yellen’s tour following the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit last month in Washington.
November 09, 2022
Tunisia's Election Body Accepts Candidacy Applications for Legislative Elections
Tunisia's Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) announced the acceptance of 1,058 candidacy applications for the legislative elections scheduled to be held on December 17. VOA’s senior analyst Mohamed Elshinnawi discussed prospects of having fair and transparent elections in Tunisia with Sarah Yerkes, a senior fellow at Carnegie’s Middle East Program.
October 27, 2022
Sudanese Protest on Coup Anniversary
On the first anniversary of a coup that derailed Sudan's transition to civilian rule, pro-democracy activists are urging yet more protests against military rule, as hunger and inflation throttle the country. For more insights, VOA's senior analyst Mohamed Elshinnawi spoke to analyst Joseph Siegle.
October 25, 2022
Libyan Civil Society Groups Call for State of Emergency to Urge Elections
A group of Libyan civil society organizations and unions have called on the Presidential Council to declare a state of emergency to push for elections. Wolfgang Pusztai, a former Austrian military attaché, spoke to VOA senior analyst Mohamed Elshinnawi about this development.
October 19, 2022
IMF, Tunisia Seal $1.9 Billion Loan
Officials of the International Monetary Fund say the global monetary body recently reached a preliminary agreement with Tunisia which will see the north African nation potentially receiving a loan worth $1.9 billion but will call on President Kais Saied to implement reforms that have a social impact