Wednesday, May 12, 2021

More than 4,000 Cheetahs Caught in Illegal Wildlife Trade Since 2009, Study Finds

Researchers find at least 4,184 of the endangered big cats have been since 2009 Researchers trawled through 60,000 online adverts over the past decade to...

Ethiopia Vows to Continue Filling Disputed Dam After Talks Stall

Ethiopia plans to proceed with the second phase of filling a giant dam on the main tributary of the Nile River, as it dismissed...

Egypt’s Sisi Warns Ethiopia Dam Risks ‘Unimaginable Instability’

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Tuesday that Ethiopia's enormous dam project, upstream on the Nile, risked causing "unimaginable instability". "Nobody will be permitted to...

Egypt Intensifies Diplomatic Efforts to Refute Ethiopia’s Accusations

Egypt’s Minister of Water Resource and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aty and Burundi’s Minister of Environment and Agriculture Deo-Guide Rurema signed on Thursday a memorandum...

Somaliland: Cheetah Conervation Fund Trains Veterinarians

THE Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) recently conducted two training sessions for veterinarians in Somaliland and the Somali regional area of Ethiopia to equip them...

Imperialist Past That Started Nile Dam Politics

Ever since construction began a decade ago, there’s been serious contention between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a...

Will Egypt Go to War with Ethiopia Over the Grand Renaissance Dam?

Sisi backs Sudan's proposal for internationally mediated negotiations on the project, but he could use war to unify a divided Egypt n a media conference in Sudan...

China ‘Sandstorm’ Was a Much More Serious Health Hazard – Says Geologist

The skies in Beijing turned orange recently, thanks to what was widely-reported as a massive sandstorm. The problem, at least in terms of public health, is...

Kenya v Somalia Maritime Dispute: The Difficult Task of Drawing a Line in the...

Hearings started at the International Court of Justice on Monday for a maritime boundary dispute between neighbours Kenya and Somalia. However, Kenya refused to...

US Aims to Facilitate Solution That Ends GERD Dispute – State Department

The US administration is reviewing its policy regarding the Egyptian-Sudanese-Ethiopian dispute over the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD), being built by Addis Ababa on the...