Egypt’s Parliament Votes to Expand Sisi’s Powers

Egypt's Parliament Votes to Expand Sisi's Powers
Egypt's Parliament Votes to Expand Sisi's Powers

Egypt’s Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in power until 2030, as authorities block a growing online petition against the changes. The 596-member Parliament, which is dominated by Sisi supporters, only needed a two-thirds majority to pass 14 amendments and several new articles on Tuesday. The changes to the 2014 constitution are expected to be put to a public referendum next week before taking effect.


Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.


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