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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his efforts to end his country’s long-running border conflict with neighboring Eritrea. His peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war. Abiy was named as the winner of the 100th Nobel Peace Prize in ..
Topics: Abiy Ahmed • Africa • Countries • Current Affairs – November, 2018 • Eritrea • Ethiopia • Least developed countries • Member states of the African Union • Member states of the United Nations • Nobel Peace Prize
The relations between India and Sudan have been warm and cordial since the ancient times. There were contacts between the Nilotic and Indus Valley civilizations according to archaeological evidences. The ancient trade included silk, leather, gold, silver ornaments. In 1900, Indian experts developed the forestry sector. In 1935, Mahatma Gandhiji stopped over Port Sudan on ..
India recognized South Sudan in the year 2011 immediately after South Sudan became independent. South Sudan maintains an embassy in New Delhi and India at Juba. South Sudan was under the British – Egyptian rule from 1899 to 1955. It became independent and agreed to remain under the Government of Sudan in 2005 by signing ..
Topics: Africa • Comprehensive Peace Agreement • Continents • Countries • Federal republics • Least developed countries • Member states of the African Union • Member states of the United Nations • Second Sudanese Civil War • South Sudan • Sudan
Prominent economist Abdalla Hamdok has taken charge as the new Prime Minister of Sudan and vowed to work towards ending the country’s economic crisis and establishing peace. In his new role, Hamdok will be tasked to deal with Sudan’s mounting economic problems viz. high inflation and unemployment after decades of poor governance. His biggest challenge ..
Topics: Africa • Countries • Economic sanctions • Federal republics • Geography of Africa • Inflation • Least developed countries • Member states of the African Union • Member states of the United Nations • Sudan
In a big development, the armed forces of Sudan have successfully overthrown and arrested the President of the country Omar al-Bashir after many months of protests against his rule of 30-year rule. General Awad Ibn Auf stated that the President was taken to a safe place after his regime was toppled. Auf also announced the ..
Topics: Africa • Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf • Continents • Countries • Federal republics • Girifna • Least developed countries • Member states of the African Union • Member states of the United Nations • Military dictatorships • Omar al-Bashir • Sudan
Cyclone Idai which had hit Zimbabwe earlier this month had caused massive flash floods and landslides which have completely destroyed huge tracts of cornfields in Zimbabwe’s main agricultural provinces like Manicaland and Masvingo. This has led to the increasing issue of food insecurity in the African country. Farmers in the villages of Chipinge and Chimanimani, ..
Topics: Africa • Chimanimani • Chipinge • Countries • Cyclone Idai • Geography of Africa • In Zimbabwe • Manicaland Province • Member states of the African Union • Member states of the United Nations • Mozambique • Zimbabwe