About Thembisa Fakude

Thembisa Fakude, Fellow at Al Sharq Forum, Istanbul Turkey, Deputy Chairperson Common Action Forum, Madrid Spain. Columnist Middle East Monitor London, United Kingdom. Member of the Board Mail and Guardian, Johannesburg, South Africa.
19 Oct, 2020

The Impact of the Normalisation of Relations with Israel on the Gulf Cooperation Council 

Thembisa Fakude | 19 October 2020

The recent announcement by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain to normalise relation with Israel did not come as a surprise. It has been expected for a long time by observers of the [...]

The Impact of the Normalisation of Relations with Israel on the Gulf Cooperation Council 2020-10-19T16:42:47+03:00
28 Aug, 2020

Egypt Must Accept Sharing the Nile with Ethiopia and Eight Other African States

Thembisa Fakude | 28 August 2020

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Ethiopia continues to create political tensions between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia.  The GERD is a $4 billion hydroelectric project on the Blue Nile in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia about 15 km east of the border from Sudan (1).  The construction of the dam started in 2011. 
Egypt Must Accept Sharing the Nile with Ethiopia and Eight Other African States2020-09-01T14:24:15+03:00
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