Faki re-elected head of AU Commission at summit focused on COVID

Moussa Faki Mahamat has won a second term as the head of the African Union’s (AU) executive body at the opening of a two-day virtual summit expected to focus on the continent’s pandemic response. The former Chadian prime minister, who ran unopposed, received support from 51 of 55 member states in Saturday’s secret ballot, officials […]

Sudan warns Ethiopia against second filling of dam without deal

Irrigation minister said citizens living near Blue Nile downstream at risk as Addis Ababa plans to begin second filling of GERD. Sudan’s Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas has warned Addis Ababa against a planned phase second filling of a controversial dam reservoir without signing an agreement with the stakeholders, adding that the move threatens the safety of Sudanese […]