Sudanese dam collapses, destroys 600 houses along Ethiopian border

Unidentified dam collapsing (Photo credit: unknown)

August 1, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – A dam in Sudan’s Blue Nile state has collapsed and destroyed around 600 houses, officials quoted by local media in Sudan have said. “Over 600 houses in the neighborhoods of Bout town in Blue Nile State have been destroyed due to a sudden collapse of Bout dam which is used to store around 5 million […]

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AU to hold mini-summit on Ethiopia’s dam next week

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July 18, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – A mini-African summit will be held on Tuesday to continue discussing the disputes around the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas stated on Friday. The summit is part of the recent African Union-brokered negotiations aiming to resolve the near decade-long disagreements between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the mega-dam. The leaders […]

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Egypt demands urgent explanation from Ethiopia over reports of dam filling

Egyptian ministry of foreign affairs (Photo credit: Egyptian media)

July 15, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – Furious Egyptian government has demanded that Ethiopia – which had announced earlier today that it started filling a controversial dam – give an explanation if the reports of the dam’s filling are true. Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafiz said in a brief statement on Facebook that the government of Egypt was monitoring the ongoing […]

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BREAKING: Ethiopia begins filling controversial dam

A view of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and reservoir behind it on June 26,2020 (Photo credit: Maxar Technologies via Reuters)

July 15, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – Ethiopia has begun filling the reservoir behind the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD), the country’s minister of water and irrigation announced on Wednesday. The impounding of water into the controversial Blue Nile project comes despite Ethiopia failing to reach an agreement with downstream neighbours Sudan and Egypt, who fear for their water supplies. Talks have been […]

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AU sanctions South Sudan over failure to pay membership arrears

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June 18, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – The African Union (AU) has sanctioned South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, over its failure – for three consecutive three years – to pay over $9 million membership fees, the South Sudan mission to the AU said. In a letter addressed to South Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation in Juba, the country’s […]

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Ethiopia extends Abiy Ahmed’s term for one year

June 11, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – The Ethiopian parliament on Wednesday voted unanimously to extend the term for the country’s Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed after elections were delayed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The elections were scheduled for August but the parliament decided that the ongoing pandemic would make it impossible for the elections to take place. The upper house […]

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Abiy Ahmed officially sworn-in as the new Ethiopian Premier

April 2nd 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Ethiopia, one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, has today sworn-in the newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who is also expected to be the head of the regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development which is meditiating bewteen SOuth Sudanese warring sides. In an extraordinary session, Abiy who is the first ethnic Oromo […]

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Ethiopia elects first ethnic Oromo Prime Minister

New leader of the Ethiopian coalition and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (File - Photo)

Mar 28th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Ethiopia has elected, for the first time in history, its first ethnic Oromo Prime Minister. This came several weeks after the surprise resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn as the leader of the Ethiopian coalition and as the Prime Minister of the country, saying his decision was meant to help the ruling party’s effort to reform and address public […]

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A Megaproject Rises In East Africa And South Sudan

August 28, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— A distinctive, glass-panelled multi-storey building with tall stone arches stands out in the bushes of Magogoni in Kenya’s historic coastal town of Lamu. It is the headquarters of a $25 billion infrastructure project—the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor—which will link Kenya with Ethiopia, Uganda and South Sudan. The far-reaching project involves a railway, a […]

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Canada and UN Must Act in South Sudan

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South Sudan conflict spreads To Ethiopia [ad name=”Google Mobile 01″] By Simon T. Mach, Hamilton, Canada May 03, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– In mid-April a new wave of violence erupted as a tribal feud spilled over the South Sudanese border into Ethiopia leaving more than 200 men, women, and children dead, more than 100 children kidnapped, and more than 2,000 head of […]

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A Quick Response to Pagak Nyier’s Distortive Article: About Rampant Ethnic Tension in Gambella Region

Ethiopian national army arrest Anyuak tribesmen caught ambushing South Sudanese Refugees between Pugnido Refugees Camp and Gambella region as part of the recent fighting between the Nuer and Anuak tribe(Photo: supplied/Nyamilepedia)

By GnΪΪ Pӓӓgn March 06, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– This should not be treated as a retort article on behalf of the buoyant mercenary Obang Metho who makes lives in such schemes as Pagak Nyier vowed but solely to dismiss his mendacious assertion on the genesis of present internecine conflict. The acquisitive will speak for himself. I am not his supporter in […]

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We Condemn The Brutal Murder Of Gambella Deputy Minister For Roads And Transport

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam dessalegn Ethiopian all-tribes cultural event celebration in Gambella town, capital of Gambella regional government, December 9, 2015 (Photo/file).

By Duach Ruot Mach, Feb 28, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- “If not broke — don’t fix it.” We the Nuer community of Ethiopia in Diasporas unequivocally condemned the horrific murder of Gambella Deputy Ministry of Roads and Transport Ato Gatdet Gony. It is unimaginable to see that the two largest ethnic groups in the region went on killing rampage and took as […]

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Breaking News: Anyuak Armed Youth Attacked Nuer Refugees In Pinyudu Refugees Camp In Ethiopia

RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / UNMIS / STUART PRICE" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS--- A handout picture released by the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) on May 28, 2011, shows homesteads locally known as 'tukuls' burning in the centre of the disputed Sudanese central town of Abyei. Abyei's capture in the run-up to international recognition of southern independence in July has been condemned by the world powers as a threat to peace between north and south. AFP PHOTO/UNMIS/STUART PRICE

Feb 05, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Armed youth groups from Anyuak community from Gok Woreda of Gambella region stormed Pinyudu Refugees Camp – inhabited by Nuer refugees – in a rampant killing of unarmed Nuer refugees in what is viewed as the continuation of Gambella incident where the Anyuak killed the Nuer in a fight triggered by the land dispute, Yien Thargoany […]

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South Sudanese In Ethiopia Marked The Second Anniversary Of Dec 15

Members of Nuer Community in Ethiopia marks the second anniversary of Nuer massacres in Juba under Salva Kiir's leadership(Photo: Nyamilepedia)

Dec 18, 2015(Nyamilepedia) —- South Sudanese living in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, commemorates the massacres of civilians under the Salva Kiir leadership which began on Tuesday morning of December 15, 2013. December 15th was the day when South Sudan’s crisis began. From its onset, the conflict was marked by brutal tribal hatred which trend down from the top leadership as president […]

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