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Sudan, Ethiopian leaders agree to resume GERD negotiations next week, says Sudanese government
The most COVID-19 affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Ethiopia
UN’s OCHA reports that the dire shortage of food, water, fuel and cash in the Tigray region is seriously affecting people, including humanitarian workers
“It’s clear that the situation, at least from our point of view … and the information we’re getting, is not yet stabilized,” UN spokesman said on Monday
Since the early hours of Nov. 4, the Ethiopian government has been undertaking military operations against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)
The problem is very complex, and there are no pre-prepared solutions to it, to the extent that experts and specialists stress the need to abolish the federal system followed in Ethiopia, to separate the regions. In other words, there is a need to divide Ethiopia into several countries.
TPLF leaders say they are still fighting from surrounding mountainous areas
Chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said the UN Refugee Agency has also appealed to Ethiopia for urgent access to Tigray
UNHCR says camps will have now run out of food supplies — making hunger a real danger, a warning that have been issued since Tigray conflict began
After Ethiopia disavowal of binding international agreements regarding the Nile Basin, Ethiopian Prime Minister is leading a fierce war on Tigray region
Federal police will continue working to arrest TPLF members, says Ethiopian Prime Minister
Human rights groups raise concerns for civilians caught up in military operations
Next phases are decisive part of operation, which will encircle Mekelle using tanks, says military spokesperson
Reports from Ethiopia show that Addis Ababa aims to use the negotiations as a tactical manoeuvre to avoid signing a legally binding agreement that may restrict its ambitions to build more dams on its transboundary rivers, whether the Blue Nile, the Atbara, or the Sobat.
Tigrayan peacekeepers in Somalia disarmed by Ethiopian colleagues, Reuters reports. TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael vows to defeat Abiy’s forces
Ahmed said in a series of social media posts, that the deadline for surrender had expired, paving the way for a final push on Mekelle, Tigray’s capital.
Ethiopian officials had indicated earlier that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni would mediate between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray regional authorities, after the outbreak of military confrontations between the two sides in early November.
EU to announce new finance package to support Egypt’s COVID-19 fight soon
TPLF forces fired rockets at airport in Eritrea’s capital Asmara
President of Tigray region expresses readiness to negotiate with federal authorities, stop fighting
Country’s federal authorities declare six-month state of emergency to fight TPLF forces
Move came after ‘months of provocation and incitement,’ says Ethiopian Prime Minister
During Wednesday meeting, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan will exchange views on disputed points over GERD
Meeting comes after several weeks of suspended talks between three countries
US President waded into GERD dispute between the three African nations saying that “Egypt is not going to be able to live that way, may blow-up dam.”
Ethiopian authorities ban all flights over GERD ‘for security reasons’
Talks should not be extended indefinitely in an attempt to impose fait accompli, says Egyptian President
Last week, US State Department announced it would cut $100m in foreign assistance to Ethiopia, in response to unilateral filling of GERD
Talks on Ethiopian dam’s filling, operation aim to reach binding agreement between countries involved
The Egyptian delegation includes Ministers of Electricity, Health, Irrigation, Trade and Industry