Two Egyptian discoveries were unveiled by a French-led mission in the northern area of Al Asasef.
Egypt's archaeological team has found silos containing animal bones and food, indicating human habitation as early as 5,000 BC. That would be some 2,500 years before the Giza pyramids were built.
Ethiopia is building a dam along its share of the Nile, with the backing of Sudan, but is facing fierce opposition from Egypt. Talks between the countries have stalled for months but the parties now agree to find a solution.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi says the Nile should serve as a source of cohesion and development, not of conflict with Ethiopia.
East Africa’s Lake Victoria, one of the world's largest freshwater lakes, is under threat from heavy pollution that could affect the livelihoods of millions of people.
Villagers braved waist-high water as they looked for food, drinking water and medicines amid a shortage of supplies.
In the second of a series of blog posts from Ethiopia, TRT World reporter Anelise Borges writes about the country's most ambitious project.
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