Apr 15th, 2014
International River Network (IRN): “GERD Panel of Experts Report: Big Questions Remain” Response by GERD National Panel of Experts For so many years now the IRN, International River Network, this self-appointed “guardian” of all rivers of the world, has been leaving no stone u...
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2014
The National Panel of Experts linked to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has slammed the International Rivers Network (IRN) for criticising the Renaissance Dam project, accusing the body of being biased and supporting Egypt against the dam. The panel accused, in a statement issued Thursday,...
Mar 22nd, 2014
Teshome Abebe If the worth of a project were in direct proportion to the support it received from the stakeholders, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) would be a huge success. But the GERD is much more than just a project. It is rather a reminder of what happens when you combine talent and vi...
Feb 6th, 2013
Ethiopians living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE ) have so far bought US$2.5 million worth of bonds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). They have also pledged to buy another $ 95,000 worth of bonds. Ethiopia’s Consul General in the UAE, Misaganu Arega, speaking...
Jan 4th, 2013
UNICEF Ethiopia has appointed the Ethiopian-born Hanna Godefa, acclaimed for her enthusiastic efforts in fund-raising for charities and such projects as the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD) as goodwill Ambassador of Human Rights. Hanna signed an agreement with Shadrack Omol, officer-in-charge of...