Egypt: Negotiations on Ethiopia dam ‘not easy’

November 10, 2018 | Middle east monitor

Egypt is seeking to reach a “non-fragile” agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the country’s water resources and irrigation minister, Mohamed Abdel-Ati, announced yesterday.

Sudan to establish joint border protection forces with Libya, Ethiopia and Egypt

November 10, 2018 | Sudan Tribune

(KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Minister of Defence Awad Ibn Ouf said arrangements are underway to establish joint border protection forces with Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia.

Speaking to the parliament on Wednesday, Ibn Ouf said consultations have gone a long way between the Sudan, Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia to form these joint forces in order to achieve a secure neighbourhood, pointing to the successful experience of the joint Sudanese-Chadian border protection force.

Mass grave with 200 bodies found in Ethiopia

November 10, 2018 | By The East African

In Summary

  • He is alleged to have overseen widespread rights abuses including torture, rape and killings during his 13-year rule.
  • Last month the state-linked broadcaster Fana reported that he attempted to escape police custody by climbing through a window ahead of a court appearance.​

Tripartite Ethiopian, Eritrean, Somalia Talks Held to Enhance Economic Cooperation

November 10, 2018

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo met in Gondar, in Northern Ethiopia today, to discuss enhancing economic cooperation and jointly act towards bringing about peace, in the Horn of Africa.

According to a statement made by the Media Office of the Ethiopian Prime Minister, the three leaders have emphasized that the tripartite economic plan of the three countries, is being implemented, as required, pointing out that it is taking place, in coincidence, with keeping regional peace.

The three leaders also agreed to run further consultations, later on in the Somali capital, and to work together, in the best of ways, towards international affairs.