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Ethiopia announces completion of third filling of mega-dam

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua |  Ethiopia announced the successful completion of the third filling of its mega-dam on the Blue Nile. “It is with great pleasure, I announce the successful completion of the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD),” said Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on …

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Egypt rejects Ethiopia’s continued filling of Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Egypt sent a letter on Friday to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to object to Ethiopia’s continued filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). “Egypt completely rejects Ethiopia’s continuation of filling the GERD unilaterally without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan,” said …

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Sudan-Ethiopia conflict

African Union calls for restraint and dialogue | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, has called on Sudan and Ethiopia to refrain from military escalation and to seek a negotiated dispute for the border conflict between the two countries. The Sudanese army on June …

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IGAD expresses concern over Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute

Ethiopia and Sudan have longstanding competing claims over the Al-Fashaqa border region, an area of fertile land settled with Ethiopian farmers that Sudan claims is within its boundary Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Wednesday expressed concern over the Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute. “The Executive …

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Sudan to file complaint to UN against Ethiopia over killing Sudanese

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan on Monday decided to file a formal complaint to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) against Ethiopia over “the killing of seven Sudanese soldiers and a citizen held as captives.” Sudanese Foreign Ministry also decided to immediately recall its ambassador to Ethiopia for consultations, and …

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Ethiopia central bank warns against trading in digital currencies

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | Ethiopia’s central bank on Monday told Ethiopians not to engage in “illegal” transactions in digital currencies. The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) said digital currencies like crypto-currencies and bitcoins haven’t been recognized by the NBE as a transactional and payment method, state affiliated Fana Broadcasting …

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