Challenges of Water Sharing in the Nile Basin: Critical Moments Approaching

Challenges of Water Sharing in the Nile Basin: Critical Moments Approaching

Egypt and Sudan are supposed to adhere to a binding agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), even amidst reports that Addis Ababa, for a second year, will fill its reservoir with less water than had previously been planned, several international experts say. Just three weeks before the second planned year for filling the…

Russia Should Consider Partnering with The UAE in the Horn of Africa

Russia Should Consider Partnering with The UAE in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa is arguably the most geostrategic part of the continent for the rest of the world at large so it’s only fitting that Russia crafts a comprehensive strategy for advancing its interests there, one which would become much more viable if it seriously considered partnering with the region’s de facto Emirati hegemon…

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project (GERD) and the Quest for African Unity

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project (GERD) and the Quest for African Unity

Since November 4, the focus of the international community in their observations of the internal conflict in Ethiopia has largely been centered on the central government’s suppression of a rebellion against its authority in the northern region of Tigray. Within a matter of three weeks, the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had declared victory…