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UNHCR needs $49.7M to deal with refugees, IDPs in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |  XINHUA |  The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday said it needs 49.7 million U.S. dollars to meet the needs of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia. A monthly fact sheet published by UNHCR said it needs the funding to meet …

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Sudan appeals AU to play bigger role in Ethiopia’s Nile dam talks

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan on Monday reiterated its adherence to the necessity of giving the African Union (AU) experts a bigger role in the negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Monday met with ministers of foreign affairs and …

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Sudan meets AU experts over Nile dam crisis

Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA |  Sudanese officials and African Union (AU) experts team on Saturday held a meeting over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), said Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Ministry. “Sudan’s negotiating team over the GERD, headed by Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Yasir Abbas, held a …

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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks on Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold a week-long round of negotiations to discuss the substantive aspects and controversial points over the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Agreement for the new round of talks came …

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‘Ethiopian army in full control of Tigray capital ‘

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA |  Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Saturday that the “full command” of the Tigray regional state capital, Mekelle, marks the completion of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF)’s military operations. “The federal government is now fully in control of the city of …

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Ethiopia: All-out civil war possible

Troubled history provides clues why | FRANCESCA BALDWIN AND HEIKE I SCHMIDT | Ethiopia’s government, under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, is carrying out a military offensive in Tigray, Ethiopia’s most northern state. A six month state of emergency has been declared in the region. Dozens of casualties have been reported …

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Conflict in Ethiopia

From Early Warning to Early Action; a view from the International Crisis Group Unless urgently halted, the ongoing armed confrontation between Ethiopia’s federal forces and those commanded by the northern Tigray region’s leadership will be devastating not just for the country but for the entire Horn of Africa. In a …

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