As the African Union’s envoy to the US, Hilda Suka-Mafudze of Zimbabwe speaks for more people than any other ambassador in Washington.
When Nureldin Mohamed Hamed Satti arrived in Washington back in July 2020, he was welcomed as Khartoum’s first ambassador to the United States in 23 years. Yet Satti’s mission proved to be short-lived. On Jan. 31, the 75-year-old former UN official was forced to resign after a military coup back home plunged Sudan into a political and humanitarian crisis.
The $4.6 billion Nile Dam has become one of the most contentious and consequential projects in Egyptian and Ethiopian history, but for very different reasons.