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Sudan calls Ethiopian dam threat to 20 million of its citizens
Banks remain closed, except in Mekelle, capital city of Tigray. The conflict disrupted the ability of humanitarian organizations to provide services
Security Council is expected to discuss the humanitarian situation in Tigray under “any other business” in closed-door consultations on Wednesday
Concerned parties failed to reach consensus on new negotiation mechanism in January
The talks between the involved parties in the GERD issue have been unable to reach consensus on the disputed points on filling and operating the dam
Khartoum is affected by Ethiopian Dam, agreement essential to protect country, says Faisal Mohamed Saleh
Ethiopia may be one of the examples that require the use of Egypt’s military force to deter this system
Addis Ababa denies violating Sudan’s airspace, accuses ‘third party’
Escalation is dangerous and unjustified, could cause further tension in border areas, says Sudan’s Foreign Ministry
Ethiopia has warned Sudan it was “running out of patience with its neighbour’s continued military build-up in a disputed border area.”
Egyptian businesspeople give Addis Ababa six months to end crisis before resorting to international bodies
Ethiopia has announced that it will establish a new dam, with a capacity to store 55 million cubic meters of water, amid an escalating dispute with Egypt and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The country’s Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Seleshi Bekele, and the Head of the Amhara Regional State, Agegnehu …
Sudan insists on mandating experts designated by AU to propose solutions, agreement over Nile dam. Both Egypt and Ethiopia rejected the Sudanese proposal.
Egypt previously said that negotiations require participation of all related countries to reach binding agreement regarding rules for filling, operating dam
Khartoum insists on its steadfast stance to give a greater role to the AU experts to facilitate GERD negotiations and bring views together
They also agreed that the new round of GERD talks will be held in the presence of observers and experts appointed by the African Union Commission.
Meeting over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be first of 2021 after month-long suspension
Sudan Sovereign Council Chairperson Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan says country keen to address the issue of violations by Ethiopian farmers on Sudanese lands
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry Spokersperson Ahmed Hafez said statements made by Ethiopian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on Egypt were “flagrant transgression.”
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned, on Wednesday, the Ethiopian Chargé d’Affairs in Cairo, to provide clarifications about recent statements by the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson regarding the Egyptian internal affairs.
Egypt Foreign Ministry summons, on Wednesday, Ethiopia chargé d’affaires in Cairo over Addis Ababa’s recent remarks regarding Egyptian internal affairs
Year 2020 witnessed GERD negotiations under supervision of US President Donald Trump and with World Bank participation
UNOCHA appealed to humanitarian partners to cover the rest $604m needed to comprehensively meet humanitarian needs in Tigray regional state.
Border between the two countries has witnessed rising tensions after Sudan army announced last week that Ethiopian forces ambushed its soldiers
More than 52,000 refugees have fled Tigray into eastern Sudan over the past six weeks, according to the UN refugee agency.
Talks came days after Sudanese soldiers were ambushed, killed by Ethiopian troops
Fighting in Tigray region between TPLF and ENDF left hundreds of people dead, thousands displaced and millions in urgent need of humanitarian assistance
AP reported that military officials from Sudan said the attack left at least four troops, including a major, dead and wounded a dozen others.
“We are also working to scale up humanitarian assistance in the Tigray region once access is re-established,” UN spokesperson said.
Egypt and Sudan rely on the Nile river for their fresh water and are concerned that the Nile dam might affect their water resources.