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African Union chairman Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes resumption of Nile dam negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the African Union, welcomed the resumption of Trilateral Negotiations between the Parties to the Grand Renaissance Ethiopian Dam (GERD).

AU urges Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to reach peaceful outcome on grand Ethiopian renaissance dam disputes

The African Union on Saturday urged Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan to reach a peaceful outcome over their disputes on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), and refrain from making statements that could make things worse.

Donors pledge $1.8 billion for Sudan amid internal wrangling and COVID-19 crisis

Over $1.8 billion dollars in pledges for Sudan poured in during a high-level Sudan Partnership Conference held on Thursday, 25 June 2020, marking an important step in the African nation’s re-engagement with the international community.

Donors and foreign partners should urge Sudan to prioritize justice and institutional reforms – Human Rights Watch

Donors and foreign partners should urge Sudan to prioritize justice and legal and institutional reforms in Sudan, even as they focus on the country’s pressing economic concerns, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. On June 25, 2020, a group of governments and...

African Development Bank approves $1.2 million grant for Ethiopia-Sudan railway study

The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $1.2 million grant to Ethiopia’s government to finance a feasibility study for construction of a standard-gauge railway (SGR) link between Ethiopia and neighbouring Sudan.

Justice for June 3 crackdown that left more than 120 people dead delayed in Sudan

Sudan’s transitional government has yet to deliver justice to victims and families a year after more than 120 people were killed and hundreds injured and abused in a violent attack on protesters in Khartoum, Human Rights...

A year on, justice needed for crackdowns in Sudan

Sudan’s transitional government should accelerate efforts to investigate and prosecute crimes against protesters by government security forces since December 2018, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. December 2018 was the start of the wave of protests triggered...

COVID-19 kills first person in Sub-Saharan Africa

COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has killed the first person in Sub-Saharan Africa, bringing the total number of deaths in the whole of Africa to three. On Friday,...

U.S. condemns assassination attempt against Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

The United States has condemned "in the strongest possible terms" Monday’s attack on Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s convoy in Khartoum. The U.S. government offered condolences to the loved ones of victims killed...

Major investigation by Amnesty International finds Sudan’s security forces deliberately targeted and killed protesters against deposed al-Bashir

Sudan's security forces deliberately targeted and killed unarmed civilians who took to the streets against the government of deposed President Omar al-Bashir in 2018 and 2019, a major investigation by Amnesty International released on Tuesday has...

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Additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty and continent could lose up to $189 billion of GDP in 2020 amid COVID-19...

The African Development Bank on Tuesday projected that an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed...

Additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty and continent could lose up to $189 billion of GDP in 2020 amid COVID-19...

The African Development Bank on Tuesday projected that an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty as the...

African Development Bank projects tripled incomes of rural producers and traders in Tanzania

An African Development Bank project to enhance market infrastructure, value addition and rural finance (MIVARF) in Tanzania produced highly satisfactory results,...

Africa’s chance at World Trade Organization and the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala candidacy – Perspectives by Yushau A. Shuaib

With quite a reputation behind her, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appears to mean different things to different people across the spaces she...

Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries meet to discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19

Facing the devastating impacts of COVID-19, which is threatening decades of progress in improving people’s lives, countries are meeting at the...

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