UN Security Council members back African Union mediation efforts between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan in a dispute over the operation of a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia, urging the parties to resume talks.
Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry says government-declared ceasefire with rebel Tigrayan forces is a work in progress after Ethiopian troops left Tigray's regional capital Mekelle on Wednesday after months of fighting.
The state of emergency comes after the World Bank announced it would allocate $2 billion to Sudan, as the nation struggles to reintegrate into the international community.
It will be attended by the global financial institutions with an aim to pump money into the pandemic-hit African economies.
Signatories to the Abraham Accords defended a normalisation of ties with Israel by saying it would allow them to exert leverage over Israel. That has not been the case.
Regional officials say at least 12 people killed in a suspected herdsmen attack on a village east of main town in Abyei, a disputed region under UN protection since South Sudan gained independence in 2011.
The oil-rich African nation has become a key regional ally of the West in the fight against militants.
Cabinet approves bill repealing law that had forbidden Khartoum's diplomatic and economic ties with Tel Aviv since 1958.
The accounts were linked to an Egyptian marketing firm called Bee Interactive and were involved in political messaging.
Clashes between members of Massalit and Arab communities since Saturday in El Geneina city have displaced thousands in the latest outbreak of violence since January.
Addis Ababa says dam's massive reservoir will continue to be filled in the upcoming rainy season, a day after talks between diplomats of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on GERD operations failed.
Talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's contested dam on river Nile conclude without breakthrough in capital of Democratic Republic of Congo.
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