Nile

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
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Mar 7th, 2014
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Egypt’s musical-chairs government faces enough challenges. So why is a construction project almost 1,800 miles from Cairo provoking fears over Egypt’s national survival? Egypt and Ethiopia are butting heads over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a $4 billion hydroelectric project that ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2014
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KHARTOUM) –Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti has criticised Egypt for its handling of a dispute involving the construction of a massive dam project in Ethiopia, which it has vehemently opposed over concerns it could disrupt water flows from the Nile river. Karti said Egypt was further inflaming the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 11th, 2014
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World Bulletin / News Desk Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Muttalib and his accompanying delegation returned home Tuesday from Addis Ababa, where talks on Ethiopia’s multi-billion dollar hydroelectric dam project seem to have hit snags, again. Upon arrival, Abdel-Muttalib said E...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 11th, 2014
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By Anadolu Agency Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said Monday that dialogue was the only way to bridge outstanding differences between Ethiopia and Egypt about a multi-billion dollar hydroelectric dam on the Nile River. “I know dialogue will continue. I don’t see there will...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 10th, 2014
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 10th, 2014
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By UPI Addis Ababa’s plan to build a $4.2 billion, 6,000-megawatt dam on a major tributary of the Nile River that Cairo says will greatly reduce the flow of water that is Egypt’s lifeline. Tension between the two African states rose sharply in January after Ethiopia rejected Egypt’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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After all attempts to solve the Egyptian-Ethiopian crisis over the Renaissance Dam at the negotiating table ended in failure after a third round of negotiations on Jan. 4, with Egypt withdrawing from the discussions and conferences being held in Khartoum, there is now talk at the governmental level a...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
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Jan 8th, 2014
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By William Davison, Bloomberg Ethiopia rejected a proposal that would guarantee Egypt the rights to most of the Nile River’s water, as disagreements cast doubt over future talks about Africa’s biggest hydropower project. The 6,000-megawatt Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile River...