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Kenyan green group wants ban on Ethiopian power

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A Kenyan conservation group has appealed to the nation’s high court to prevent the government and an energy company from buying power produced by the vast Gibe III hydropower... Read more »
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China funding dams construction in Ethiopia, Green group opposing any construction on Omo river

The tale of two dams in Africa – one under construction, the other completed – captures two starkly differing sides to China’s image as a major player in the development of hydropower... Read more »

Harsco Expands Presence in Africa, Secures Infrastructure Support Role on Major Hydroelectric Project in Ethiopia

HARRISBURG, Pa. Worldwide industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation  announced today that its Harsco Infrastructure business has been selected to provide specialized concrete forming equipment and related engineering support for... Read more »

Egypt angered by the new Tana Beles dam, Trying to block the new Nile deal

* President is set for Italian visit in protest over European aid for Ethiopia dam projects Egypt has intensified various diplomatic efforts to delegitimise recent new Nile deal signed by four countries.... Read more »

Tension over Nile waters rises

Ethiopia shrugs off protests from groups opposed to building of dam on the river. Ethiopia inaugurated a power plant as tension rose on Nile basin despite rifts on water sharing agreement with... Read more »

Ethiopia opens 460 MW dam, starts producing 115 MW

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia opened a dam on Friday that it says will produce 460 megawatts (MW) of hydropower as part of efforts to overcome chronic energy shortages and become a... Read more »