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Egypt and Sudan proposed the Democratic Republic of Congo should lead efforts to restart talks over Ethiopia's Blue Nile mega-dam.

Egypt President Sisi and his foreign minister have sent four conditions to the African Union, which they say must be met to ensure successful negotiation regarding the Renaissance Dam project.

Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

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Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands.

Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's ...

Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

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Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

A timeline of the decades-long Darfur conflict as the UN and AU's long-running peacekeeping mission came to an end.

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African Union opens 'migration observatory'

The African Union launched a study platform to improve migration governance on the continent.

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Polisario Front condemns US declaration on W. Sahara

US President Donald Trump, whose mandate ends in January, said on Thursday he had agreed to recognise Moroccan sovereignty over the disputed ...

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The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

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Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

Truck traffic resumed between Mauritania and Morocco a day after Rabat launched a military operation to reopen a key highway in the Western ...

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UN, AU recommend end of Darfur peacekeeping mission

African Union leaders and the UN recommended ending their joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur, acknowledging the political transformation in ...

Sudan says latest Nile dam talks failed

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Sudan says latest Nile dam talks failed

The latest round of Nile dam talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have failed, Khartoum said.

French government shuts down major Muslim charity

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French government shuts down major Muslim charity

French authorities have shut down the Muslim charity BarakaCity, which operates in 26 countries, with Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin accused ...

African Union lifts post-coup suspension of Mali

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African Union lifts post-coup suspension of Mali

The decision comes three days after ECOWAS announced it was ending its tough post-coup sanctions.

Ethiopia PM says 'no harm' intended toward Egypt, Sudan

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Ethiopia PM says 'no harm' intended toward Egypt, Sudan

Ethiopia's prime minister has defended his country's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project, days after Egyptian criticism at the UN.

Amr Salahi

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile dam: Waiting for disaster?

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are negotiating over the Grand Renaissance Dam again, but talks are shrouded by opacity and fears of drought and famine remain.

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African Union mediates Ethiopia dam talks

The African Union mediated a round of talks Monday between ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's controversial Nile dam ...

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UN, AU urge Darfur troop deployment to protect civilians

Sudanese authorities have been urged to deploy troops to the Darfur region on Tuesday, where a massacre of more than 60 people was reported just ...

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African Union to hold meeting on Ethiopian dam

The African Union is to hold a three-way meeting on Ethiopia's controversial Nile dam project on August 3 with Sudan and Egypt.

<em>AU</em> reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

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AU reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

The African Union has reported progress in negotiations regarding Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam amid heightened tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia ...

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Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the draft resolution on the Nile dam dispute is in line with the outcome of an African Union summit.

Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as <em>AU</em> urges deal

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Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as AU urges deal

The statement from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office undercut claims by Egypt and Sudan that the dam would not be filled until a deal is ...

Trump to extend US work visa freeze until year-end

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Trump to extend US work visa freeze until year-end

Trump will prolong a ban on US employment permits until the end of 2020, and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely by tech companies and ...

War dominates Africa summit as leaders vow Libya support

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War dominates Africa summit as leaders vow Libya support

African Union leaders vowed on Monday to push peace efforts in Libya, a sign of the bloc's desire to play a bigger role in resolving the ...

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