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Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan threatens to sue Italian firm implementing Nile dam and Ethiopian government

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Sudan on Friday threatened to sue the Italian company implementing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Ethiopian government if the second filling...
Sudan Ethio

Ramadan traditions in Sudan fade away amid economic, COVID-19 pressures

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Despite a long-time observance of Ramadan traditions as a social legacy, the Sudanese people this year have to abandon some of them in the...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan reiterates keenness to reach deal satisfying all Nile Dam parties

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Sudan on Thursday reiterated keenness to reach a deal over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that satisfies all parties. "We reaffirm Sudan's firm and...
UN-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

Renewed fighting in Sudan’s Darfur region leaves at least 18 dead

(dpa) - Doctors have said that at least 18 people have been killed in fighting in the western Sudanese conflict region of Darfur. In addition,...
Sudan Ethio

40 killed in violent clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur – UNITAMS

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At least 40 people were killed in violent clashes in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan's West Darfur state, according to the UN...
UN-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

Sudan’s security and defense council declares state of emergency in West Darfur

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Sudan's Security and Defense Council on Monday declared a state of emergency in West Darfur State and mandated the regular forces to adopt all...
African Union

AU delegation in Sudan to assess political and economic situation in the country

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The delegation of the African Union (AU) is on a three-day field mission to Sudan to assess the political, security, economic and humanitarian situations...
Sudan Ethiopia

Sudan urges Ethiopia to accept mediation quartet over Nile dam

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Sudan on Monday urged Ethiopia to accept a mediation quartet regarding the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). "Ethiopia should accept the mediation...
United Nations

UN mission to mobilize international support for Sudan during transitional phase

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Head of United Nations Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), Volker PHARTOUerthes, has said the mission would work to mobilize international support and...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan and Egypt voice rejection to “fait accompli” approach to Ethiopian Nile dam

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Sudan and Egypt have voiced rejection to a "fait accompli" approach to the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). "The two countries reiterate...
Abiy Ahmed (R), Ethiopian Prime Minister and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (L) disembark from a plane at Juba International Airport in Juba, capital of South Sudan, March 4, 2019. Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afwerki on Monday visited South Sudan in a bid to consolidate the ongoing regional effort to restore peace and stability in the world's youngest republic. (Xinhua/Daniel Majack)

Eritrea urges Sudan and Ethiopia to solve disputes in peaceful manner

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The Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Wednesday called on Sudan and Ethiopia to solve recent disputes in a peaceful manner. This...
Biden

Debunking Biden’s foreign policy “reset”

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DURING his first week in office, US President Joe Biden signed at least 44 executive actions, orders, proclamations and memorandums. He rejoined the...
Ethiopia Map

“Several thousand” flee into Sudan amid conflict in Ethiopia – UN

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, on Tuesday said "several thousand" Ethiopians have sought safety in Sudan's Blue...
Sudan Ethio

Sudan slams Ethiopia’s statement over border conflict

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Sudan's Foreign Ministry has criticized a recent statement by the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry, describing it as an "unforgivable insult." On Feb. 18, the Ethiopian foreign...
Sudan Ethio

Ethiopia condemns Sudan’s “escalation, provocative” handling of border conflict

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The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned Sudan's "escalation and provocative" handling of the ongoing border conflict. Ethiopia "condemns in the strongest possible terms...
Sudan Ethiopia

Ethiopia warns it may resort to “self-defense” to resolve border dispute with Sudan

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The Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned that Ethiopia might resort to self-defense to resolve a long running border dispute with Sudan, its...
Ethiopian Tigray

Over 60,500 Ethiopians flee into Sudan

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More than 60,500 Ethiopian refugees have crossed into Sudan following the recent conflict in Ethiopia's northernmost Tigray regional state, the United Nations High Commissioner...
Sudan Ethio

Sudan accuses Ethiopia of encroaching territories and violating border deals

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Sudan's National Borders Commission on Wednesday accused Ethiopia of violating the historical border agreements signed between the two countries, official SUNA news agency reported. Maaz...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan discuss on Nile dam amid deadlock on tripartite talks

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on Sunday held a virtual meeting over the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue as the deadlock on...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s Machar urges implementation of cooperation deal with Sudan

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South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar on Sunday urged full implementation of the 2012 cooperation agreement signed with Sudan in order to boost...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Sudan expresses concern over second phase filling of Nile dam

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Sudan on Thursday said it is concerned with Ethiopia's announcement of intention to carry on with the second phase of filling the Grand Ethiopian...
Kotoko

Kotoko kicks against COVID-19 results in Sudan

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Asante Kotoko says they will use all legitimate means to ensure that the right thing is done after seven players and five officials were...
United Nations

UN refugee agency relocates Ethiopian refugees to new site in Sudan

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday said it has relocated the first batch of Ethiopian refugees fleeing the violence in...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks on Nile dam: Egyptian foreign ministry

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Ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold a week-long round of negotiations to discuss the...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudan’s PM announces formation of national mechanism for protecting civilians

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Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Friday announced formation of the National Mechanism for Protection of Civilians. "The formation of the national mechanism for the...
Sudan Ethio

Sudan, Ethiopia conclude border demarcation committee meetings

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Sudan and Ethiopia on Wednesday concluded meetings of the joint border demarcation committee in Khartoum. "The two sides agreed to submit reports to the leadership...

Sudan, Ethiopia voice commitment to address border issues within standing frameworks

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Sudan and Ethiopia on Tuesday voiced commitment to tackle the issues of the joint border within the standing frameworks and on bases of the...
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico aims to address roots of immigration with incoming U.S. government , says president

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Mexico wants to address the causes of immigration with the incoming administration of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said...
Rwandan Defense Minister Albert Murasira

Eastern Africa to expand rapid reaction forces

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Defense ministers from eastern African countries on Friday decided to expand the region's rapid reaction forces by taking in a standby force from...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan reaffirms adherence to African Union’s leadership in Ethiopia’s Nile dam issue

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Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Monday reaffirmed Sudan's adherence to the leadership of the African Union in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)...