Tag: West African

Analysis: How Nigeria can help broker the Egypt-Ethiopia dam dispute

Egypt and Ethiopia have agreed to resume talks to resolve a dispute over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River, now according to Nigeria's Vice President, speaker of Egypt's parliament has asked the West African country's leadership to help mediate the talks. Analyst, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.

West African leaders pledge $1 bln to combat Islamist threat in the region

West African leaders have pledged $1 billion to combat the spiralling threat of Islamist militancy in the region.