Egypt today is in a state of change in a way that it hasn't been in recent history. Its long term president swept from power, his replacement swept from power and incarcerated with his political party,
the Muslim Brotherhood, outlawed and its members imprisoned; the army back in control whilst maintaining fragile relationships with many western countries who have been keen to overlook Egypt's human rights record in exchange for its muted support of the neighbouring Israeli state.
Here at the African Volunteer network
we have kept this Egyptian country profile page deliberately brief
as only one thing is really certain ~ the next few years will
inevitably take the country in a new direction. Whether that's
towards democracy or military dictatorship only time will tell.
For more about
Egypt check out our information articles below.