North Africa

North Africa

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 09:48:52 GMT
East Africa: Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan Agree to Postpone Filling Nile Dam
[DW] Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed that Ethiopia will delay filling its dam on the Blue Nile and hold talks to end the dispute. The move comes after weeks of escalating tensions amid fears of open conflict.

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 09:46:46 GMT
Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Egypt Trade Words Over Nile Sharing Treaty
[East African] Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to revert to the 1959 colonial agreement that gave it dominance over the Nile waters, warning that the stance by Cairo could torpedo the new Nile Treaty of 2010.

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 07:48:09 GMT
South Africa: No Weapons or Military Hardware Exported to Libya - Mthembu
[News24Wire] The government has squashed rumours regarding the export of weapons and military hardware to Turkey, which could possibly end up in the hands of militia groups fighting in the Libyan civil war.

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 11:41:14 GMT
Africa: Africa and Israel - Re-Opening the Debate
[African Arguments] Israel's role in Africa is a blind spot within a blind spot. For an academic generation, Africa's relationship to the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula has been neglected, during which time scholarship on Africa and on the Middle E...

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 04:46:37 GMT
East Africa: Nile Dam Dispute Must Be Solved Soon
[ISS] The bitter dispute among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the giant Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile seems like the classic case of an irresistible force meeting an immovable object.