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Egypt Sees Al-Azhar as Key to Africa

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Egypt rejoined the African Union on June 17, 2014, and since that time, the administration of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been trying to expand its regional role in Africa through a stronger foreign policy and hopes to use the soft power of religion to reassert Egypt’s cultural influence in African societies.

UAE and Egypt Sign Cultural Cooperation Agreement

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The Egyptian Ministry of Culture and the UAE’s Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development signed an agreement to launch an executive programme for cultural cooperation on 29 January.

A Rise in African Public Diplomacy

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Pope Francis announces that he'll be making his first trip to Africa stopping in Uganda and the Central African Republic, while other African countries addressed issues of development, human rights, good governance, and economic growth.

Egypt Uses Church to Bolster Ties with Ethiopia

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This comes as part of Egypt’s penchant toward using all types of soft power on various levels in an attempt to regain its lost role in Africa and rectify the widespread perception on the popular level in all upstream countries that depicts Egypt as stealing Nile water.

Track II Diplomatic Dialogue with Egypt’s National Security

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Faiza A. el-Naga noted that the recent Ethiopian Public Diplomacy Delegation’s visit to Cairo was a complete success. Faiza Abou el-Naga further suggested both countries needed to tap more potential areas of cooperation incuding investment and trade.

The Arab Public Diplomacy Vacuum

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The Charlie Hebdo murders have reinforced anti-Muslim and anti-Arab sentiment that even when invisible always simmers just beneath the surface of public opinion in much of the West.

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