Egypt has submitted an official request to Ethiopia that the East African nation fills the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) within seven years.
The border between Eritrea and Ethiopia has opened for the first time in 20 years as the two country’s move forward with their reconciliation efforts.
Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived in Djibouti on Thursday amid diplomatic tensions between the two Horn of Africa nations.
Three journalists in Uganda are facing charges of treason after a story was published that claimed President Yoweri Museveni is planning to overthrow the government in neighbouring Rwanda.
The US says it is disturbed by “irregularities” in Rwanda’s presidential election last week.