African Union’s Tshisekedi calls for technical mechanism to end GERD issue

April 4, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi called on Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia to agree on a technical mechanism paving the way for a final settlement on the filing and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Ministerial delegations from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan Sunday have resumed meetings in the DRC capital Kinshasa on the GERD issue, after separate meetings with the three countries…

58 abducted women, children reunite with families in S. Sudan

April 4, 2021(JUBA) - A total of 58 women and children abducted during last year’s vicious intercommunal fighting in South Sudan’s Jonglei State have reunited with their families, the United Nations mission in the country (UNMISS) said. The exchange of abducted women and children came following a community-led goodwill agreement between the Lou Nuer, Murle and Dinka Bor ethnic communities, according to UNMISS. Intensive efforts to broker peace between the…

SLM-Minnawi says frustrated by slow peace implementation

April 4, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan Liberation Movement of Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) expressed frustration over the limited progress in the implementation of the Juba peace agreement six months after its conclusion on 3 October 2020. "Despite the signing of the Juba agreement since six months ago, the structures of the transitional government have not been completed," said the SLM-MM Spokesman in a statement extended to the Sudan Tribune on…