Sunday, October 25, 2020
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EU calls for resumption of Ethiopia dam talks

The European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell called for resuming negotiations mediated by the African Union (AU) on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to reach a deal on the filling of the disputed dam. “An agreement on … Continued

Nigerian police mobilize to quell worst unrest in two decades

By Felix Onuah, Angela Ukomadu ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s police chief ordered the immediate mobilisation of all force resources on Saturday to try to control the worst street violence in Africa’s most populous country in two decades stemming from protests against police … Continued

Ethiopia accuses Trump of inciting ‘war’ over Nile dam

Ethiopia sees the massive dam on the Nile as essential for its electrification and development, but Egypt sees it as an existential threat Ethiopia on Saturday accused Donald Trump of inciting “war” over a massive Nile River mega-dam after the … Continued

Ethiopia says it will not cave to ‘aggression’ in dam dispute

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia said on Saturday that threats of any kind towards resolving a dispute with its neighbours over the filling and operation of a massive hydropower dam were “misguided, unproductive and clear violations of international law”. Prime Minister … Continued

How the End Sars protests have changed Nigeria forever

The anti-police brutality protests in Nigeria created a powerful movement that appeared to shake those in power, but after a turbulent fortnight, BBC Hausa editor Aliyu Tanko considers where it goes from here. A potent mix of street protests and … Continued