Feb 10th, 2014
World Bulletin Egyptian Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Muttalib is due in Addis Ababa on Monday for a one-day visit for more talks on Ethiopia’s River Nile multi-billion dollar hydroelectric dam project, which Egypt fears would undermine its water share. In a statement on Monday, the Irrigat...
In East Africa
Jan 9th, 2013
The Ethiopia Power Corporation (EPPCo) has commissioned a study to supply electric power to condominium apartments from the waste that they produce. The plan envisages each condominium being able to generate its own power. Cambridge Industries Energy, a British-based waste management company, is cond...
Nov 12th, 2012
Mega dam along Nile River to generate 6,000 MW Plans to spend over $12 bln and produce 40,000 MW by 2035\ Hopes to become Africa’s biggest power exporter By Aaron Maasho (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s energy minister played down concerns on Monday about how it would finance the first of an ...
Nov 10th, 2012
Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume their tripartite cooperation under the Eastern Nile Basin Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume jointly working on organizing sustainable management, utilization and development of the Nile waters under the Eastern Nile Basin. The agreement wa...
In East Africa
Mar 30th, 2011
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopia’s government says it plans to build a hydroelectric power dam along the Blue Nile River despite objections from Egypt and Sudan. Water and Energy Minister Alemayehu Tegenu said Wednesday the dam will benefit Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan. He says the dam in western ...