President Muhammadu Buhari and his Egyptian counterpart Abdelfattah el-Sisi have pledged to collaborate to eradicate the menace of terrorism in parts of Africa.
Female genital mutilation is still widespread in Egypt despite being outlawed for more than a decade.
Human Rights Watch, a global rights group has said that the latest spate of protests in Egypt are making it clear that Egyptians have not forgotten the 2011 dream of living in a country that respects and protects their basic rights.
Morocco, Egypt and South Africa have left Nigeria far behind as countries in Africa with best-connected sea ports. In West Africa, where Nigeria is the big brother, the region has relatively low connectivity because it does not lie at the crossroads of major North-South or East-West shipping routes.
Hosts Egypt crashed out of 2019 AFCON after a late Thembinkosi Lorch goal gave South Africa a 1-0 win in Cairo in a Round of 16 clash.