Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu is not a politician but an academic and diplomat, who has headed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for the past nine years.
US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo on Tuesday in an attempt to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has called for an “urgent” ceasefire in Gaza, backing the Egyptian plan rejected by Hamas this week.
The European parliament yesterday called for a ban of surveillance and military technology to Egypt.
Kenya's opposition rally, Tony Blair and Egypt, the Renaissance Dam and South Sudan's third birthday - all in today's African papers ....
The Standard in Kenya reports a heavy police presence in Nairobi's central business district this morning, as the authorities and shop-owners prepare for today's opposition rally.
Football, the controversial Complete Cure Device, the end of South Africa's Platinum strike - all in today's African papers ..
The platinum strike in South Africa, Julius Malma's maiden speech in parliament, labour protests in Egypt - all in today's African papers ..
Violence in East Africa and a Salafist ban on Muslims watching the world cup .. all in today's African papers ...
A Sudanese ambassador runs away to London. Peace hopes in South Sudan. Egyptian media look at Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. Morsi’s trial resumes.