Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies while appearing in court

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies while appearing in court

Former Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi on Monday, June 17, 2019, died while appearing in court facing charges of espionage.

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's former president who was ousted in 2013 has died while appearing in court on Monday, June 17, 2019.

Mohamed Morsi, 67, became Egypt's first democratically elected president in 2012 after the 2011 Arab Spring saw the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

He was then deposed following mass protests and a military coup in July 2013

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According to the BBC, Morsi fainted after a court session where he was facing espionage charges and subsequently died. He was 67.

Morsi was overthrown following mass protests a year after he took office as the country's first democratically elected leader.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that after less than three days of declaring they will not sell cocoa for a floor price of less than $2,600 or about GHC 14,000, the neighbouring West African countries of Ghana and Cote D'Ivoire have won.

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire announced in a joint statement that they had won concessions from stakeholders in the cocoa industry.

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Source: Yen

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