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News Sudan » Blue Nile: Thousands of IDPs and refugees returned to Blue Nile: official

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/sudan/thousands-idps-and-refugees-returned-blue-nile-official
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

April 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A government official at the Blue Nile State on Friday said thousands of refugees have recently returned to the state from South Sudan and Ethiopia. Blue Nile State and neighbouring South Kordofan state have been the scene of ...

News Sudan » Blue Nile: The contentious disagreements between countries over the Nile waters

News channel or source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001278044/the-contentious-disagreements-between-countries-over-the-nile-waters
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Ethiopia, the source of the Blue Nile which joins the White Nile in Khartoum ... gave Egypt the right to 55.5 billion cubic meters of Nile water a year and Sudan 18.5 billion cubic meters per year. Both the 1929 and 1959 agreements have created resentment ...

News Sudan » Blue Nile: Sudan And North Africa: The Next Frontier For American Brands

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinessdevelopmentcouncil/2018/04/16/sudan-and-north-africa-the-next-frontier-for-american-brands/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Of course, Sudan has that, but the country also has a community like Khartoum, the capital city that is located where the White Nile and Blue Nile flow. Khartoum is a community of five million people. It’s a cosmopolitan city with a strong middle class ...

News Sudan » Blue Nile: Sudan President Sacks Foreign Minister Ghandou

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804210038.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

He had been working on soothing Sudan's strained relations with Egypt, which fears Ethiopia would cut its Nile water share with a new massive dam that it's building on the Blue Nile. He negotiated the lift of U.S. economic sanctions with Sudan. Recently he ...

News Sudan » Blue Nile: Egypt's Rice Farmers See Rough Times Downstream of Nile Mega-dam

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/egypt-rice-farmers-see-rough-times-downstream-of-new-nile-mega-dam/4363307.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

But any threat from Ethiopia in the past was empty — until now. The new dam, cutting through the Blue Nile tributary just before its descent into southeastern Sudan, will offer Addis Ababa immense political leverage over its downstream neighbors.

News Sudan » Blue Nile: Egypt's Rice Farmers Brace for Crisis as Ethiopia Prepares Nile Mega-dam

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/asia-and-australia/egypt-s-rice-farmers-brace-for-crisis-as-ethiopia-prepares-mega-dam-1.6026667
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

But any threat from Ethiopia in the past was empty – until now. The new dam, cutting through the Blue Nile tributary just before its descent into southeastern Sudan, will offer Addis Ababa immense political leverage over its downstream neighbors.

News Sudan » Blue Nile: Britain pledges to support Sudan’s removal from terrorism list

News channel or source: http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article65268
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

The biannual meetings covered bilateral issues, Sudan’s peace process ... put it aside blaming armed groups also for the continuation of the conflict in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states and Darfur region. The United Kingdom, and the United ...

News Sudan » Blue Nile: Ethiopia blames Egypt for failure of Nile dam talks

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/200999/ethiopia-blames-egypt-for-failure-of-nile-dam-talks
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

In 2011, Ethiopia began construction of a massive hydro-electric dam on the Blue Nile, a tributary of the Nile River, near the border with Sudan. In the seven years since, Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have held several rounds of talks to discuss the dam’s ...

News Sudan » Blue Nile: More than 260 aid groups operate in South Kordofan and Blue Nile: HAC

News channel or source: http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article65209
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

April 17, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) said more than 260 aid groups are currently operating in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan States. In press statements on Tuesday, HAC acting commissioner Ahmed Mohamed Osman said they ...

News Sudan » Blue Nile: INSIGHT-Egypt's rice farmers see rough times downstream of new Nile mega-dam

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/egypt-rice/insight-egypts-rice-farmers-see-rough-times-downstream-of-new-nile-mega-dam-idUSL3N1RO5B6
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

But any threat from Ethiopia in the past was empty – until now. The new dam, cutting through the Blue Nile tributary just before its descent into southeastern Sudan, will offer Addis Ababa immense political leverage over its downstream neighbours.