A man walks in front of a banner reading ‘Yes to the constitutional amendments, for a better future’, with a photograph of the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,   in Cairo on  April 16th. Photograph:Mohamed Abd el-Ghany/Reuters

Nearly 90 per cent of Egyptian voters in a referendum have approved constitutional changes in a move that could pave the way for President Abdel Fatt(...)

 Supporters of Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir square following his re-election for a second term, on Monday. Photograph: Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP/Getty Images

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has won a second, four-year term in office, with more than 97 per cent of the vote in last week’s election, ac(...)