Nile

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Apr 23rd, 2014
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By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile’s waters, and may help transform one of the world’s poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub. By spurning an offer...
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Apr 21st, 2014
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Ahmed El-Sayed Al-Naggar, ahramonline Ethiopia’s ‘logic’ behind the construction of the Renaissance Dam is shocking, perhaps even more so than the issue of the dam itself. Addis Ababa is either unaware of such a thing as international law, in place to regulate water relations among countr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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By: Lori Pottinger, International Rivers International Rivers has been caught in the crossfire between Ethiopia and Egypt as they struggle over a large dam being built on the Nile River by Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s government turned its sights on International Rivers after we published a leaked report by ...
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Apr 16th, 2014
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Ethiopian officials say that attackers fired on a public bus in the country’s west, killing nine people and wounding seven. Redwan Hussein, a government spokesman, said Wednesday that the attack took place in the Banishangul Gumuz region, an area that has an increased security presence to prote...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Biruk Mekonnen, Addis Fortune The recent media hype regarding military cooperation between South Sudan and Egypt has grabbed the attention of those who closely follow developments in the region. This is mainly because of the central role South Sudan is playing in the regional peace and security an...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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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...
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In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2014
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Presidential hopeful Mansour ‘will declare war on Ethiopia,’ ban alcohol, social media. In a private TV interview, well known lawyer Mortada Mansour shared on Monday his views and plans about the future of Egypt, if he were to become its president. Hopeful presidential candidate Mortada Mansour said ...
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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...
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Apr 7th, 2014
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A potential candidate for the Egyptian presidency announced that he will order the use of military force against Ethiopia if the latter does not suspend the construction of the Grand Renaissance dam. In announcing his presidential bid at a press conference on Sunday, lawyer Mortada Mansour said that ...
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Mar 31st, 2014
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By Robele Ababya  Tribute to Organizers and Participants of the Bahr Dar Demo It was with great Ethiopian pride and exceeding joy in my heart that I watched the mammoth demonstration by the heroic residents of Bahr Dar. The lady participant in the demo with her child on her back reminded me of the hi...