Africa today at a glance

Tuesday May 15 2018

Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in Guba in the northwest of Ethiopia has led to tensions, especially with Egypt that worries about its share in Nile water. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 


Nile River talks

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia hold crucial talks in Addis Ababa to resolve the Nile River water dispute related to the controversial Ethiopian mega hydro dam.

Angolans to leave Zambia

About 10,000 out of the more than 20,000 Angolan nationals living in Zambia express their desire to voluntarily return home.

Appeal for Sudan

The United Nations urges international donors to provide $1.4 billion for Sudan’s humanitarian aid, saying the number of the vulnerable people had increased from 5.5 million to 7.1 million this year.

SA party row verdict

A court in Cape Town rules on the legality of the expulsion of Patricia de Lille from the South African opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party.

Athletes seek asylum

A number of African athletes who went missing from the Commonwealth Games last month resurface, seeking advice on gaining asylum in Australia.

Nigeria's World Cup pick

Nigeria name uncapped Crotone striker Simeon Nwankwo in a provisional 30-man squad for the 2018 World Cup.