Water

Sudan and Ethiopia vow to resolve Blue Nile dam dispute

African nations say they would strive to reach a 'successful conclusion' to talks over the $4bn hydropower dam.

Sudan and Ethiopia vow to resolve Blue Nile dam dispute

Ethiopia

Protesters shot, 9 killed in Ethiopia clashes, say doctors

Ethiopian forces fire on demonstrators protesting against the detention of opposition leaders in the Oromia region.

Protesters shot, 9 killed in Ethiopia clashes, say doctors

Egypt

'Means our death': Egyptian farmers fear effect of Ethiopia dam

The prospect of the mega-dam is a new worry for Egyptian farmers with water scarcity already a major problem.

'Means our death': Egyptian farmers fear effect of Ethiopia dam

Africa

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume African Union-led talks

The three nations agree to present proposals on management of Ethiopia's controversial $4bn dam within two days.

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume African Union-led talks

Africa

Egypt, Sudan 'optimistic' over Nile dam talks with Ethiopia

Egyptian PM Mostafa Madbouli and Sudanese counterpart Abdalla Hamdok issue joint statement after Khartoum talks.

Egypt, Sudan 'optimistic' over Nile dam talks with Ethiopia

Ethiopia

More than 9,000 arrests in Ethiopia since June killing of singer

Rights panel says arrests raise fears that Abiy Ahmed's government is returning to iron-fisted tactics of past regimes.

More than 9,000 arrests in Ethiopia since June killing of singer

South Africa

S Africa urges Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan to continue Nile dam talks

Pretoria's call comes after Cairo said talks should be halted and Khartoum threatened to withdraw from negotiations.

S Africa urges Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan to continue Nile dam talks

Water

Egypt to withdraw from latest Nile dam talks for consultations

Egypt fears the $4bn project could lead to water shortages upstream, while Sudan is concerned about dam's safety.

Egypt to withdraw from latest Nile dam talks for consultations

Water

Nile mega-dam talks resume to resolve years-long dispute

Negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan come as tensions sparked after Addis Ababa's first step in filling dam.

Nile mega-dam talks resume to resolve years-long dispute

Opinion

Hachalu Hundessa's death exposed an unlikely anti-Abiy alliance

Some Oromo nationalists have allied with TPLF, threatening inter-ethnic peace in Ethiopia.

Yohannes Gedamu

by Yohannes Gedamu

Yohannes Gedamu

Egypt

Nile mega-dam talks to 'drag on', says Egypt's el-Sisi

Egyptian leader says negotiations will be a long battle amid heightened tensions among Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.

Nile mega-dam talks to 'drag on', says Egypt's el-Sisi

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

Podcast

Pop star Hachalu Hundessa's murder inflames Ethiopia

The shooting of the Oromo musician sparked protests in which hundreds of people were killed.

Pop star Hachalu Hundessa's murder inflames Ethiopia

AJ IMPACT

Ethiopia says it needs Blue Nile water to help its people

Government says it needs to use more of the resource to help its people, but countries downstream see that as a problem.

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