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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to resume Nile dam talks after Trump’s explosive comments triggered outrage

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan would be resuming talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Tuesday after a seven-week break following President Donald Trump's explosive comments on Friday and an angry reaction by Ethiopia on Saturday. "His Excellency...

Trump says Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations

President Donald Trump on Friday announced that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations. "President @realDonaldTrump has announced that Sudan and Israel have agreed to the normalization of relations— another major step toward building peace in the Middle...

Amnesty International urges Sudan to transfer former President Omar al-Bashir to ICC

Sudan should transfer individuals indicted on charges of crimes against humanity, genocide and war crimes to the International Criminal Court (ICC), including the former President Omar al-Bashir, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. The call came following the historic visit of...

Trump says Sudan to be removed from terrorism list if it pays $335 million in compensation

President Donald Trump on Monday said Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism once it pays $335 million in compensation to American terror victims and their families. Trump said in a tweet that the...

Sudan, Rebel alliance sign peace deal after ten months of negotiations

The Sudanese government has signed a peace deal with the Sudan Revolutionary Front, an alliance of nine political and armed groups from different parts of the country including the conflict-torn states of Blue Nile, Darfur and South Kordofan. The agreement...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Sudan

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would be visiting Sudan in the coming days, a Sudanese government official said on Sunday. Reuters news agency, which first reported on the visit, added that Pompeo will also travel to Israel and...

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). Following the meeting of the African...

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. The call was contained in...

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. African Development Bank President, Akinwumi...

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 multilateral organizations, known...

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