Cairo Current Affairs, GK & News

World’s oldest Fossil Forest found in US

Researchers have found an extremely rare fossil site that shows evidence of wood and leaves from the Devonian Period, the site located in Cairo, New York stretches up to Pennsylvania in the United States of America. According to the National Geographic team, the site discovered is about 416 to 359 million years old, about 2 ..



Egypt named as host of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be hosted by Egypt between 15th June and 13th July, after original host nation Cameroon was stripped of due to delays in preparations and concerns over security. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad has recently made the announcement in Senegalese capital Dakar. With this, the ..


Egypt openes West Asia’s largest cathedral in its New Administrative Capital

Egypt has recently opened West Asia’s largest cathedral in its New Administrative Capital, 45km east of Cairo. President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated the newly-built Cathedral of Nativity and a mosque on the eve of Coptic Christmas in a symbolic message of tolerance in the predominantly Muslim nation. The newly built Al-Fattah Al-Aleem Mosque will be ..


The 2018 cultural festival ‘India by Nile’ to be held in Egypt

The mega annual cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’ will be held in Cairo, Egypt from March 6, 2018 with main focus on classical culture. The 12-day event will host a wide range of events to celebrate Indian culture and its diversity. It is the biggest foreign festival in Egypt which provides audiences an Indian ..


Israel-Gaza truce

The truce reached between the two warring sides has come to an indecisive as both the parties have finally agreed to a ceasefire. The peace has been hailed by the people of Gaza on the streets as they had a sound night’s sleep after a long gap of 50 days. There is apparently no clear ..