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A suspension bridge that crosses the river Nile over central Cairo in Egypt was declared as the world's widest.

Djoser, Egypt's oldest pyramid, located on the Nile's west bank near Cairo, was prone to collapse but it was saved by a team of British engineers.

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A Chinese land development firm has signed a deal to manage construction of Egypt's new capital. The firm, China Fortune Land Development, is a real estate company based out of Beijing. 

Foreign ministers of Egypt and Ethiopia met in Addis Ababa on Monday to discuss the consequences of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam that is being constructed the last two years and reportedly is 22% complete. The dam is expected to produce 6,000 megawatts, will create a reservoir of around 70 billion cubic meters and will become Africa's largest hydroelectric power plant. Filling of the reservoir may start as early as next year.

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