U.S. President Donald Trump told Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday that Washington will keep up efforts for a deal among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile, Egypt’s presidency said.
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention which is based in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, has given the assurance that the continent is prepared to deal with the coronavirus.
The United States will continue to work with Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan until they sign an accord on a giant Blue Nile hydropower dam, after failing to secure signatures from the three countries this week, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
Ethiopia has asked the United States to postpone what was expected to be the final round of talks on the giant Blue Nile hydro power dam, it said on Wednesday, delaying the potential resolution of a dispute that sparked a years-long diplomatic crisis.
Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed the half marathon world record by 20 seconds on Friday to win the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) event in the United Arab Emirates on Friday.