Ethiopia will soon begin the second filling of the reservoir behind its huge dam on the Blue Nile, with no agreement with Egypt and Sudan in place (or in prospect).
A devastating fire in a migrant holding camp draws attention to the desperate situation of African migrants seeking to use Yemen as an entry point to Saudi Arabia and other GCC states.
As Sudan continues to wind its way towards democracy, the growing accord between Egypt and Sudan is producing a new framework for bilateral relations.
Sudan shows signs of nervousness following the failure of last month’s talks with fellow Nile riparians Egypt and Ethiopia.
With the filling of the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) about to begin, Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan re-start “technical” talks.
Egypt and Ethiopia have reached an understanding on the filling of the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. A final agreement could be signed by the end of this month.