Egypt, Ethiopia Agree to Avoid Clash over Huge Nile River Dam – Al-Manar TV Lebanon

The leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt have achieved a breakthrough in the ongoing dispute over Addis Ababa’s construction of a major hydroelectric dam on the Nile River. The €3.3 billion ($4 billion)... Read more »

Ethiopia hit by power cut as dam’s circuit breaks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A technical fault at a controversial hydroelectric dam caused the blackout A nationwide power cut hit Ethiopia overnight after a technical fault at a massive hydroelectric... Read more »

Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River dam

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP January 21 at 11:01 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a disagreement with Egypt over the hydroelectric... Read more »

Ethiopia to ease tensions with Egypt over Nile dam | Egypt News

Correction 22/01/2018: An earlier version of this article included a video that misstated that Ethiopia’s prime minister held talks in Sudan. The video has been deleted and the text has been changed... Read more »

Troubled Waters: Egypt and Ethiopia Wrangle Over Nile Dam

The world’s longest river, a lifeline for hundreds of millions of people, is also fast becoming a fault line. Ethiopia’s ambitious $4.2 billion hydroelectric dam project on the Nile River’s main tributary is raising... Read more »

Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia | Egypt News

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said his country was not meddling in the internal affairs of Sudan and Ethiopia as he sought to defuse rising tensions in the Red Sea region. Sisi,... Read more »

Ethiopia to ease tensions with Egypt over Nile dam | Egypt News

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has held talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, before heading to Egypt for a four-day state visit. The leader is trying to defuse tension over a giant... Read more »

Egypt Wants ‘Sudan out’ of Contentious Nile Dam Talks

Egypt wants ‘Sudan out’ of contentious dam talks | Sudan News The $4.8bn Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project is about 60 percent complete [Tiksa Negeri/Reuters] Egypt has proposed excluding Sudan from contentious... Read more »

Egypt wants ‘Sudan out’ of contentious dam talks | Sudan News

Egypt has proposed excluding Sudan from contentious negotiations over the future of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the largest hydroelectric dam project in Africa, according to an Ethiopian newspaper. The Egyptian proposal,... Read more »

Egypt-Ethiopia tensions over new dam rise again | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia is pushing on with construction of its massive new dam, despite growing objections from Egypt. The controversial project has strained relations between the two nations, because Egypt, which lies downstream, sees... Read more »