Ethiopia says set to begin filling disputed dam in 2 weeks

Ethiopia says set to begin filling disputed dam in 2 weeks

By ELIAS MESERET Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia on Saturday said it is set to begin filling a $4.6 billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile within the next two weeks... Read more »
Ethiopian-Americans rally against the Trump administration's involvement in negotiations over Nile dam

Ethiopian-Americans rally against the Trump administration’s involvement in negotiations over Nile dam

VOA- WASHINGTON – Ethiopians in Washington gathered Thursday to support the country’s Nile dam project and voice displeasure over the U.S. role in the negotiations. At issue is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam... Read more »
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Ethiopia pulls out of US meeting on Nile dam

Ethiopia pulls out of US meeting on Nile dam

Ethiopia has pulled out of the latest round of US-mediated talks this week intended to produce an agreement with Egypt on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The surprise move reverses recent progress... Read more »
Trump says deal on giant Ethiopian dam is near

Trump says deal on giant Ethiopian dam is near

AFP – President Donald Trump on Friday voiced confidence a US-brokered deal will come soon on a giant dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile that has fueled fears of conflict with... Read more »
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Ethiopia rejects Egypt’s plan for operating giant dam on the Nile

ADDIS ABABA, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Ethiopia on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the Nile, further... Read more »