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Egyptian Shipwreck Proves Greek Historian Herodotus Right — After 2,500 Years

Archaeologists have recently discovered an ancient shipwreck which proves the Greek Historian Herodotus was absolutely correct about the observations he made nearly 25 centuries ago. The shipwreck, discovered recently off the Mediterranean coast of Egypt near the ancient, and now sunken, city...

Greek Man Misses Ethiopian Airlines Flight that Crashed Near Addis Ababa

Antonios Mavropoulos claims he missed the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff in Addis Ababa on Sunday morning. Speaking with Greece's ALPHA TV station on Sunday evening, the Greek national said that he missed the flight because he...

Event in Egypt’s Alexandria Honors The ”Lady of Ro”

The Lyceum Club of Greek Women (Lykeion Hellinidon) of Alexandria, Egypt held an event in the ancient Egyptian city on Friday in memory and honor of Despoina Achladioti, widely known as ''Lady of Ro''. The event took place in the historic...

Alexandria’s ”Graeco-Roman Museum” Set to Reopen After Years of Renovation

The ''Graeco-Roman Museum'' of Alexandria, Egypt is due to reopen in the following months, after years of expensive restorative work and renovations. The museum, which was established in 1892, contains thousands of beautiful and priceless artifacts dating back to the Graeco-Roman...

Greek Doctor Climbs Highest Peak in Africa For Charity

Stefanos Tsallas, a young doctor from Greece, recently conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, in an effort to raise funds for the ''Médecins Sans Frontières'' non-governmental organization. The 32-year-old Greek student has racked up a long list of volunteer activities throughout...

Prince Charles Meets Patriarch of Alexandria in Ghana

Britain's Prince Charles met with Theodoros II, the Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa last Friday evening as part of his visit to Ghana. The heir to the British throne and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Accra on...

Greek From Kefalonia a Rising Star in Zimbabwe’s Politics

After a period of political unrest, Zimbabwe has a new cabinet following the  2018 presidential elections in which Emmerson Mnangagwa became the country's newly elected president, succeeding ousted President Robert Mugabe. The country’s new 20-member cabinet, along with 13 deputy ministers...

Greek Investors to Construct Ship-Building Plant in Niger-Delta

Ιnvestors from Greece will set up a ship-building plant in Nigeria's Niger Delta, said Edobor Iyamu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs on Thursday. According to the Independent news agency report, Iyamou made the announcement to...

A Mirror to the Past: Greek Evacuees from WW2 Fled for the Middle East, Africa

During WW2 as the German and Italian troops occupied Greece, tens of thousands of Greeks chose to flee their homeland in search of refugee camps in the Middle East. Conditions for the Greeks who made the difficult decision to sell...

Greek Citizen Illegally Detained in Maximum Security Prison in Burundi

Greek citizen Spyros Chagkampimana has been illegally detained in a maximum security prison in Burundi, Africa, for approximately four months, after he was arrested on June 27. He has been accused of refusing to make use of violent repression against demonstrators...