A meeting of the Nile Basin states called by Ugandan President Museveni broke down, a reflection of growing Egyptian-Ethiopian tensions. Egypt meanwhile is boosting military cooperation with Eritrea.
In 2016 more than 55% of refugees came from just three countries, but South Sudan has replaced Somalia as one of those countries.
A major issue is Egypt’s entrenched culture of racism against black Africans. However, there is now more than US$8 billion of Egyptian investment in the rest of Africa and it contributes a hefty 12.5% of the AU’s budget