5 August 2021
Satellite imagery from yesterday (21 July) of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam shows significant swelling in reservoir
Sudan records 13 deaths and 135 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours
Ethiopia says first year of filling Renaissance dam achieved due to rain
Sudanese Minister of Irrigation: The head of government assured the African Summit, rejecting unilateral steps regarding the Renaissance Dam
Sudanese Minister of Irrigation: It was agreed between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia during the mini-African summit to continue negotiations to overcome the contentious points on the Renaissance Dam
African mini-summit on the Renaissance Dam closed without a final agreement
Sudan starts trial of ousted president Bashir for 1989 coup. @AFP
1 year ago
Sudan Rapid Support Troops: "A total of 68 mercenaries, including one Syrian, were arrested while preparing to go to Libya."
Sudanese Foreign Ministry: The Ethiopian Foreign Ministry informs us that it is not true that Ethiopia has started filling the Renaissance Dam and denies the statements attributed to the Minister of Ethiopian Irrigation
Acting Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan denies closing the gates of the Renaissance Dam and start filling the dam
Zillah city: The Janjawid mercenaries who arrive from Al-Jafra reinforce their presence in the oil fields near the city.
US slaps new set of sanctions on "Putin's chef" US targets Yevgeniy Prigozhin's cover entities for his Russia-backed Wagner Group in Sudan, per @StateDept Prigozhin, of course, is also the financier of the Internet Research Agency (IRA) troll farm
Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation: We will follow developments on the Renaissance Dam in a way that secures the national interests of the country
The Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation renews its rejection of any unilateral measures taken by any party before reaching an agreement on the Renaissance Dam
1 year ago
Sudan says water levels on the Blue Nile had declined by 90 million cubic meters in 24 hours after Ethiopia started filling the dam on its side of the border
The Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation holds an urgent meeting to discuss the Ethiopian announcement of the start of the first filling of the Renaissance Dam
Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: We have reservations about some points in the dialogue with Egypt and Sudan
The Ethiopian Minister of Water and Irrigation announces the start of filling the Renaissance Dam
In Sudan, hundreds of protesters outside the UAE Embassy demand an apology and compensation for deceiving their rioters into becoming mercenaries for Haftar's coup attempt in Libya, which is also supported by France and Russia
A heavy spread of the Sudanese army and the closure of roads leading to the General Command in Khartoum
86 persons, most from Sudan, have just been returned to Libya after being intercepted at sea by the Libyan Coast Guard. They embarked from Al Khoms last night. UNHCR and IRC are providing them with food, water, & medical assistance
Sudan Prime Minister: There is an urgent need for peace and accountability for the victims
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Sentinel-1 satellite images from @esa taken over the dam from 27 June and 9 July shows the increase in water being held back at the dam. This is radar imagery, so the water shows as dark, the land is lighter
Sudan - 6 ministers submitted their resignations to the prime minister, including the finance, foreign, and health ministers
Sudan reshuffle will not affect the entire government, but will be limited to some ministries
Pompeo: We help Sudan move towards democracy
Sudanese Minister of Irrigation: negotiations for the Renaissance Dam will resume in the coming days
Sudanese Minister of Irrigation: The recent preparations for the Renaissance Dam negotiations are ongoing and the African Union is working on preparing a list of African experts in addition to the three observers who work with the negotiating teams
June 30: The Millions March. Crowds are chanting "silmiya" (peaceful). From this morning on Al Wadi Street in Omdurman (أم درمان). Filmed from here: H/T to @taha91143 for مليونيه30يونيو
Sudanese police spokesperson Omar Abdel-Majid to Sky News Arabia: a tight security plan in Khartoum and beyond to prevent the deviation of the protests
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