Tuesday 4 September 2012
By Toby Collins
September 3, 2012 (LONDON) – Egyptian authorities fearful of a monopoly on Nile waters received agreement from Khartoum to build an airbase in Sudan, to launch attacks on Ethiopian damming facilities, claims the (...)
Wednesday 12 June 2013
June 11, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia heightened on Monday after Cairo threaten Addis Ababa in connection with its first dam project along the Blue Nile.
Egypt, which has long been opposing the construction (...)
Tuesday 10 August 2010
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
August 9, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopians and Ethiopian-Americans living in Washington DC urged the U.S. government to play a significant role in bringing a lasting solution to the calls for equitable utilization of (...)
Saturday 17 August 2013
August 16, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s council of ministers on Friday unanimously passed a resolution endorsing the two-year-old nation’s bid to join the Nile Basin Initiative. Map of the River Nile Basin (Source: Nile Basin Initiative) (...)
Sunday 30 September 2012
September 28, 2012 (BOR) - The teaching staff of Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology have forced vice chancellor Aggrey Ayuen to reverse his decision to terminate the water supply to the staff rented (...)
Monday 19 March 2012
March 18, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The University of Khartoum re-opened its doors on Sunday after being closed for two months following clashes between police and students.
Sudan’s most prestigious university was suspended in December after (...)
Tuesday 16 July 2013
July 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese capital, Khartoum witnessed sporadic protests on Monday against the backdrop of a severe shortage in drinking water and water pollution. Sudanese men stand opposite the Greater Nile Petroleum (...)
Monday 22 April 2013
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 21, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Saudi Arabia on Saturday removed the Kingdom’s deputy defense minister who recently made hostile remarks over Ethiopia’s massive dam project being built on the Blue Nile River only 30km (...)
Monday 24 June 2013
June 23, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Diplomats from Sudan and South Sudan have expressed their support for Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile river just 30km from the Sudanese border.
The diplomats made the remarks (...)
Sunday 24 March 2013
March 24, 2013 (LONDON) - The United States said Sunday, the day after World World Day, that it is committed to to increase the number of South Sudanese who have access to clean water and sanitation.
Only 34% of South Sudanese have (...)
The perilous change in Darfur’s demography2015-08-28 08:10:36
By Eric Reeves
The debate about whether or not Darfur was the site of genocide long ago flamed out, largely because the issue became excessively politicized and the world—in general—no longer (...)
South Sudan Peace Agreement: to Sign or not to Sign2015-08-19 05:44:38
By Steve Paterno
South Sudan peace process faltered badly. The most anticipated deadline to sign a final comprehensive agreement has passed, with government failing to ink the proposed (...)