Ethiopia defends plan to begin filling Nile dam

Ethiopia defends plan to begin filling Nile dam

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia sees no reason to delay filling its controversial mega-dam despite warnings from Egypt that such a move could destabilise the region, according to a letter from Ethiopia’s... Read more »
Ethiopia won't be forced by US on dam, foreign minister says

Ethiopia won’t be forced by US on dam, foreign minister says

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia refuses to be pressured by the United States into signing a deal with Egypt and Sudan over its controversial dam on the Nile River, says Ethiopia’s... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Ethiopia skips latest US talks with Egypt over dam dispute

Ethiopia skips latest US talks with Egypt over dam dispute

Ethiopia skips latest US talks with Egypt over dam dispute ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia will skip the latest round of U.S.-brokered talks this week on a disputed Nile dam project... Read more »
Joint Statement of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, the United States And the World Bank

Joint Statement of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, the United States And the World Bank

Washington, DC — The Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Water Resources of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and their delegations met with the Secretary of the Treasury and the President of the World... 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 »
Why Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party is good news for Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan talks on Nile dam fail

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The fresh round of talks between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the water filling strategy and operation of the dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Nile ended... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Trump Meets With Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan FMs About Dam Feud

VOA- WHITE HOUSE – The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met Wednesday in Washington with President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia’s Nobel-winning leader warns Egypt over dam

By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there’s a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country... Read more »