By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – In the past few years the tension between Ethiopia and Egypt has been escalating over the use of the water of the Nile River. Thought the reason for the dispute is said the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which the country is set to start filling water this July, the […]
The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is set to mark its 20th anniversary tomorrow in Kigali, Rwanda. NBI has brought together the Nile Basin countries, Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Egypt, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Eritrea and South Sudan.
At least 550,000 babies are thought to have died as a result of armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries, according to new analysis by Save the Children — an average of well over 100,000 every year.