The three countries’ irrigation ministers met in Cairo on Sunday to resume negotiations over filling and operating the dam, which Egypt sees as a threat to its water supplies.
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said allegations of corruption within the army and government were “lies and slander,” in his first public response to graft accusations that have gone viral online.
The teenagers, who were part of the Cape to Cairo challenge, are expected to arrive at Lanseria airport, north of Johannesburg, on Sunday.
The International Relations Department says it is helping with the repatriation of the bodies of pilots Des Werner and Werner Froneman from Tanzania.
Seventeen people have died and 32 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt’s health ministry said early on Monday.