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Sudanese Farmers Angry at Ethiopian Land Grab

Ethiopia land grab on Sudanese territory
Al-Fashaga is the new Badme. A land grab or not, why would the government of Sudan allow its land to be farmed by Ethiopians for decades?

BY MIDDLE EAST MONITOR

Ethiopians are still controlling more than 500,000 acres of land on the Sudanese side of the border in the area of El Gedaref, according to Sudanese farmers angry that an agreement to return the agricultural land has not been honoured. Continue reading Sudanese Farmers Angry at Ethiopian Land Grab

Ethiopia Acknowledges and Committed to Return our Territory: Sudan FM

Al-Fashaga is the new Badme. Publicly, Ethiopia denies existence of any land give away deal with Sudan while in the background, it readily facilitate for a quick handover.

By Sudan Tribune,

The technical committee tasked with redrawing the border between Sudan and Ethiopia said it would complete its work on the ground during this year.

In November 2014, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Sudan’s President Omer al-Bashir instructed their foreign ministers to set up a date for resuming borders demarcation after it had stopped following the death of Ethiopia’s former Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi.

The head of the technical committee Abdalla al-Sadig told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) that the border demarcation between Sudan and Ethiopia doesn’t face any problems.

He pointed out that the length of the border with Ethiopia is about 725 km, saying the process of demarcation is proceeding properly. Continue reading Ethiopia Acknowledges and Committed to Return our Territory: Sudan FM