Sudan’s FM Says Talks over Nile Dam Fail

A new round of talks over the Grand Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia is building along the Nile have failed, Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said Friday. The foreign ministers and intelligence chiefs of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met in Khartoum on Thursday, and after nearly 17 hours of discussions they failed to reach an agreement on issues

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Sudan: New Round Of Dam Talks Begin In Khartoum

Senior officials from Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia began a new round of negotiations regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Khartoum on April 5, Xinhua reported. The construction of the dam on the Nile River has been a source of controversy among the countries, who share the water source, and the talks are intended

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Spokesman for South Sudan’s VP Quits, Blames Government for Country’s Suffering

The press secretary for South Sudan’s Vice President James Wani Igga has resigned, saying he cannot serve a government that is subjecting its people to suffering. David Mayen Dengdit told VOA’s South Sudan in Focus that he left his position a week ago because of what he called bad government policies. “I would be a

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New port projects in Red Sea corridor for Sudan, Somaliland as Arab backers jostle for position

The battle to establish new ports on the Red Sea corridor with Gulf money could create better African economies and could define exactly who controls the Red Sea, according to analysts. Sudanese state media announced that Qatar will finance the redevelopment of the historic Red Sea port of Suakin to the tune of 3.2 billion euros,

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