Sudan PM survives assassination attempt in Khartoum

  • Category: Africa
An assassination attempt against Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

Sudan’s prime minister survived an assassination attempt Monday after an explosion went off near his convoy in the capital of Khartoum.

Sudan, Khartoum (March 9, 2020) - Abdalla Hamdok, a longtime economist, tweeted he was “safe and in good shape” following the explosion. Sudanese state TV said Hamdok had been heading to his office when the attack took place.

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African Union (AU) Summit: First continental report on implementation of Agenda 2063 unveiled

  • Category: Africa
African Union (AU) Summit - Agenda 2063 unveiled

The report provides an assessment of the progress and performance of Africa's development between 2013 and 2019

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 10, 2020:- The African Development Bank ( http://www.AfDB.org/ ), the United Nations, and the African Union on Saturday acknowledged the significant progress made in implementing Agenda 2063 and urged African countries go further to fast-track economic transformation.

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AU Summit: African leaders call for action to end malnutrition by 2025

  • Category: Africa
33rd African Union Summit

Leaders acknowledged the scope of the challenge but sounded a note of optimism

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 10, 2020:- African countries have made progress towards eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nations malnutrition targets by 2025. This was the main message of a meeting that took place during the 33rd African Union Summit.

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Egyptian media urges military action against Ethiopia as Nile talks break down

  • Category: Africa
Nile cruises, Cairo

Addis Ababa rejects Cairo’s offers, moves on with construction of massive dam that could limit water supply; pro-Sissi pundits call for invasion similar to 1973 war with Israel

By SAMY MAGDY | The Times of Israel

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — The latest breakdown in talks with Ethiopia over its construction of a massive upstream Nile dam has left Egypt with dwindling options as it seeks to protect the main source of freshwater for its large and growing population.

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PM Dr. Abiy Ahmed's speech in Cairo

  • Category: Africa
Abiy Ahmed & Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi

Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed's speech in Cairo, at Ittihadia palace.

By Ethiopia Zare reporter

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged on Sunday to work together and reached compromise on the Nile's (Abayi) water conflict, especially on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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