Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has told the United Nations that his country has no intention of harming Egypt and Sudan with its controversial hydropower dam.
The United States has partially suspended aid to Ethiopia over the ongoing Renaissance Dam dispute with Egypt and Sudan.
More than 80 people were killed in Sudan’s Darfur region over the weekend, according to the United Nations.
One person has been killed and several others injured during protests in Sudan, a government spokesman has confirmed.
At least two people have been killed during clashes between Ethiopian militias and the Sudanese army along the shared border between the two countries.
An inquiry carried out by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has found that Sudanese authorities orchestrated an attack against pro-democracy demonstrators on 3 June 2019 that may have killed as many as 241 people.
The European Union (EU) has pledged €100 million to support Sudan’s civilian-led government in its ongoing transition towards a democratic system.
A delegation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has arrived in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, to discuss the potential handover of former president Omar al-Bashir who is wanted for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
A court in Sudan has sentenced 29 intelligence officers to death over the torture and killing of a teacher who participated in the country’s protest movement that contributed to the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir.
Sudan’s transitional government and nine rebel groups operating in the Darfur region have signed a peace agreement to bring an end to conflict in the region.