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Despite mounting tensions, Egyptian and Saudi officials insist bilateral relations have not been strained
The president also discredited reports about Egypt supporting Ethiopian opposition groups
Ethiopian government spokesperson clarified that these elements are not necessarily backed by their governments
The Oromo people are an ethnic group that are heavily persecuted in Ethiopia; 55 were killed in protests earlier this month
Roads, railways, port, pipelines to link Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, and South Sudan
Ethiopia will have completed the construction of the Renaissance Dam by the time the results of the studies are ready
The studies will examine how the dam will impact Egypt’s water share, but results will be released in a year, by which time Ethiopia will have completed construction of the dam
The meeting was scheduled to take place on 9 September, to carry out technical studies that will determine the riskiness of the dam for Egypt and Sudan
GERD will be completed by the time consultation offices issue results of studies, says expert
An Egyptian-Sudanese summit will be held in Cairo in October, says Ghandour
The consultation office is assigned to carry out technical studies on the dam to determine its riskiness
Since November 2015, Ethiopia has been experiencing a wave of anti-government protests unleashed by fears by the Oromo people that the government was planning to seize their land. Hundreds of people have been killed.
Cabinet is currently preparing alternative plan to adjust to water shortage
Water ministers of the three countries are visiting the US to gain knowledge about the Colorado River
The Mediterranean Sea has become a gateway to Europe for refugees and economic migrants
As the track and field events got underway, there was an astonishing new world record. Also, Angelique Kerber reached the tennis final and Michael Phelps was denied his 23rd gold after a shock defeat.
Several dozen people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia between police and anti-government demonstrators. Faced by a new wave of government repression, two key rival ethnic groups are burying old animosities.
Ethiopia will cooperate with Egypt and Sudan to reduce any potential hazards, says Ethiopian water minister
The UNHCR says it has granted asylum to a “fair number” of Oromo people recently
Al-Sisi and Desalegn met in Rwanda for bilateral talks including the controversial GERD issue
At least 10 people have been killed in Gonder northern Ethiopia in clashes as locals with security forces. The government blames Eritrea for the unrest but residents cite disputes over land and ethnicity.
The South African city of Durban is the venue for the 2016 World Aids Conference. Sub-Saharan Africa will feature prominently on the agenda, a region where the infection rate has decreased by over 40 percent since 2000.
For any football team, you have the goal keeper, defenders, midfielders, strikers, and the coach. These entities blend together so as to secure victory for their team. Separately, they would achieve nothing, for it is through team work (cooperation) that the eleven players can face their opponents (challenges) and win. The players are organised into …
Climate change, a growing population and food market speculation mean in the future it will be more difficult to feed the world. How can we make sure everyone has enough to eat in an age of global interdependence?
Meetings to focus on regional growth, counter-terrorism efforts
Egypt is investing more than Israel to develop Africa, says analyst
The Nile flows through 11 African nations and serves as key source of freshwater – but sharing this resource is politically tricky. A unique project works to resolve conflicts and promote sustainable use – through music.
Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Uganda on Monday as the first Israeli prime minister to visit sub-Saharan Africa in 30 years. For personal reasons, this could be an emotionally-charged visit for the 66-year-old leader.
Ethiopia is to be a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for two years. The country may spread peace while on blue helmet missions abroad, but critics complain that political space at home is contracting.