Blue Nile

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2014
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The Ethiopian government will consolidate diplomatic efforts to create awareness among downstream countries — Sudan and Egypt — that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) it is constructing will benefit all downstream countries. The dam is on a stretch of the Blue Nile that runs thro...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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Addis Ababa,  – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia has called on Egypt to refrain from its ongoing campaign against the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Ministry Spokesperson Ambassador Dina Mufti told local journalists here today that Egyptian officials should abandon the campaign ag...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Mar 31st, 2014
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By Ahmed Hassan The Plight of Sudan, Politicization of Humanitarian Access and the Hypocrisy of the International Community With the wide spread of protracted political problems, complex emergencies, and failed states, issues of entitlement and humanitarian access have come under real test by both do...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 19th, 2014
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By Betre Yacob. Egypt has begun a new diplomatic campaign against the multi billion dollar dam Ethiopia is constructing over the blue Nile, as Ethiopians are preparing to celebrate the 3rd year anniversary of the project. The campaign came after a technical negotiation between the two countries faile...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jan 13th, 2014
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By Ahram Online The Egyptian government has “alternative routes” in dealing with a major hydroelectric dam being constructed in Ethiopia, a spokesman for the Egyptian irrigation ministry said on Wednesday following a recent meeting between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan that was deemed a deadl...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Sep 16th, 2013
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For the past one-half decade, Ethiopia has been awash with talk of renaissance. There has been a lot of windbagging about a “Renaissance Dam” over the Blue Nile. Our ears nearly fell off listening to the endless gab about an “economic renaissance” with “11 percent” plus annual growth. There has also ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 1st, 2013
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Nader Noureddin unveils the hazardous consequences the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will have on Egypt and Sudan. The Nile, on whose banks lives 90 per cent of Egypt’s population, is under threat. Egypt has no substantial precipitation, of only about 15mm per year, and as a result the 1.3 billion cubic ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 22nd, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom discussed with newly appointed Egypt Foreign Minister on Sunday on the Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia plans to construct the river Nile, a foreign ministry stated. During a phone interview, Fahmy pointed out the significance of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 21st, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Edmonton – The standoff involving two Ethiopian groups drawn more than 45 cops, Saturday mid-day – Belmead Community Centre at 182nd Street and 90th Avenue. The demonstrators around the street began cheering, waving Ethiopian flags, one Canadian flag, as well as...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 20th, 2013
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By Abdikarim Kebede, IndepthAfrica Cairo – Egypt’s foreign ministry stated on Saturday “deep concern” the fact that Ethiopian authorities has not still replied to an Egyptian request to talk about the disagreement over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. “Egy...