Ethiopia’s dams threaten thousands of Kenyans: environmentalists

Some 300,000 Kenyans who depend on Turkana, the world’s biggest desert lake, could run short of drinking water and fish if Ethiopia moves ahead with plans to construct two more dams on... Read more »

No breakthrough in Ethiopian dam talks, Egypt says

CAIRO (Reuters) – Technical talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a disputed dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river failed to make a breakthrough, Egypt’s foreign minister said on Monday,... Read more »

Cairo taps World Bank to mediate Ethiopian dam dispute

CAIRO — Egypt is awaiting Ethiopian and Sudanese reaction to its proposal that the World Bank mediate negotiations on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egypt wants the World Bank to... Read more »

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia tensions over dam flare up again

Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries Sudan and Ethiopia flared up again Thursday over the construction and the effects of a massive dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue... Read more »

Existing only from the Nile, Egypt fears disaster from Ethiopian dam

CAIRO – The only reason Egypt has even existed from ancient times until today is because of the Nile River, which provides a thin, richly fertile stretch of green through the desert.... Read more »

‘Obstacles’ threaten agreement over Ethiopia dam – Middle East Monitor

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that there are obstacles threatening the tripartite “Declaration of Principles” signed in March 2015 by Cairo, Sudan and Ethiopia over a dam being built by the... Read more »

Ethiopian dam creates waves | The National

By years’ end, one of the world’s largest dams will begin filling up, affecting the fate of millions of people as it does so. Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam on the upper reaches... Read more »

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan ink deal to assess impacts of Ethiopian dam on Blue Nile – Daily Sabah

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have signed a deal with two French consultancy firms to study the anticipated impact of a massive hydroelectric dam — currently being built on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile River... Read more »

International experts analyze impacts of Ethiopian dam

According to present plans, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) — now under construction across the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia — will be the largest hydroelectric dam in Africa, and one of the... Read more »

Egyptian leader defends Nile rights in Ethiopia’s parliament

By ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el- Sissi on Wednesday urged Ethiopia’s leaders to put aside “centuries of mistrust” and cooperate on sharing Nile River... Read more »