Middle East

Water shortage fears: Sudan's fishermen concerned over dam

The lake is also facing another threat of climate change.

Sudan

Sudan: Mass grave linked to 1989 coup attempt on al-Bashir found

Experts conclude 28 officers were executed under mysterious circumstances after a quick military trial.

Sudan: Mass grave linked to 1989 coup attempt on al-Bashir found

Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Abiy hails 'historic' start of disputed dam filling

Ethiopian PM said early filling of the massive dam was completed without 'causing harm to anyone'.

Ethiopia's Abiy hails 'historic' start of disputed dam filling

Africa

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan reach 'major common understanding' on dam

Satellite images show water levels rising in reservoir of the nearly completed $4.6bn Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan reach 'major common understanding' on dam

Sudan

Sudan's Bashir on trial over 1989 coup that brought him to power

If convicted, the 76-year-old, who is already in prison for corruption, could face the death penalty.

Sudan's Bashir on trial over 1989 coup that brought him to power

Ethiopia

AU-led talks latest bid to break deadlock over Ethiopia's GERD

Virtual meeting attended by leaders from Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to be held under the auspices of the African Union.

AU-led talks latest bid to break deadlock over Ethiopia's GERD

AJ Impact

Conflict gold: Rights group highlights possible monitoring lapses

Global Witness accuses top Swiss refiner Valcambi of buying gold that originated in Sudan, as prices soar.

Conflict gold: Rights group highlights possible monitoring lapses

Egypt

Egypt seeks 'urgent clarification' over GERD rising water levels

After conflicting reports, Ethiopia says it is not deliberately filling Blue Nile mega dam, points to heavy rainfall.

Egypt seeks 'urgent clarification' over GERD rising water levels

Ethiopia

Ethiopia says GERD rising waters 'natural' part of construction

Development comes as latest round of talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on contentious dam ended with no agreement.

Ethiopia says GERD rising waters 'natural' part of construction

Sudan

UN condemns deadly violence in Sudan's North Darfur

At least nine were killed and 20 injured in an attack on a camp for internally displaced people, UNAMID says.

UN condemns deadly violence in Sudan's North Darfur

Sudan

Sudanese demand UAE apology over Haftar recruitment

UAE-based security firm has denied allegations of lying to Sudanese about the nature of their expected work in Libya.

Sudanese demand UAE apology over Haftar recruitment

Africa

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan talks end with no deal

Technical and legal disagreements persist as declared window to resolve dispute over giant Nile project closes fast.

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan talks end with no deal

Sudan

Sudan: At Nile's convergence, fears and hopes over giant dam

Workers fear Ethiopian project close to border could endanger livelihood, though those displaced by floods see benefits.

Sudan: At Nile's convergence, fears and hopes over giant dam

Sudan

Sudan annuls apostasy death sentence amid reform drive

Changes in criminal law, including outlawing FGM, are being made to achieve equality, Sudan's justice minister says.

Changes in criminal law as Sudan annuls apostasy death sentence

Human Rights

Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation

In April, Sudan's cabinet approved amendments to the criminal code that would punish those who perform FGM.

Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation