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The Sudanese Conundrum

The situation in Sudan remains uncertain following the ousting of the long serving president, President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir by the military,on Thursday, and the mass protest which led to the weakening of al-Bashir’s administration still showing no sign of letting up.

Ethiopia’s Great Run going International

Famous Ethiopian Olympian and entrepreneur, Haile Gerbreselassie is teaming up with AyesheshimTeka, an Ethiopian hotelier in South Sudan,to launch the Great South Sudanese Run, as an extension of the Ethiopian Run.

Ethiopian government urges Sudan to tighten border control

The Government of Ethiopia (GoE) has urged its neighboring country, Sudan, tocontrolthe illegal armsbeing smuggledthrough the border the two countries share which otherwise might bring an unwanted diplomatic setback between the two nations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) told the legislative.

Addis Ababa mayor warns fuel stations

The Addis Ababa city administration deputy mayor Takele Uma (Eng.) has warned gas stations and petroleum companies operating in the city to properly discharge their responsibility.  

Fuel tanker trucks stranded in Western Gondar

In the wake of a clash between defense forces and local residents in Western Gondar, Amhara Regional State, on Wednesday fuel tanker trucks which were transporting gasoline from Sudan to Ethiopia have been stranded in Western Gondar.

Demeke breaks silence over land dispute

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mokonnen – also the current Chairman of the Amhara Nation Democratic Movement (ANDM) – has stepped out of silence regarding the longstanding rumor that he has put his signature to allow some tracts of land in the Amhara region to be given to Sudan.

Leading the way

The second tripartite high-level ministerial meeting between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt was conducted in Addis Ababa on Tuesday. The meeting was concluded after the three countries agreed on major issues that were controversial since the inception of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt continues to be unconstructive in Dam talks

The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Meles Alem said today that the Foreign Affairs Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukri has continued on his trend of offering unconstructive comments on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) after the failure of the latest round of Dam talks in Sudan. The Spokesperson said this in a press conference held at the Ministry this afternoon.