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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ECA unveils inaugural Africa Data Revolution Report

  • Category: Africa
Africa Data Revolution Report

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 4, 2017 (ECA) – The African Centre for Statistics at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched the Africa Data Revolution Report 2016, a biennial report highlighting developments in African national data ecosystems.

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Somalia's new president is also a U.S. citizen

  • Category: Africa
Somalia's elected president

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo spent more than 20 years living in the United States

A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship was elected Somalia's president on Wednesday, declaring a new "era of unity" as he took on the daunting task of bringing the long-chaotic country its first fully functioning central government in a quarter-century.

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