Why did Ethiopia decide to release political prisoners? | Human Rights

Earlier this month, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced plans to release political prisoners in a surprise move the government says aims to “foster national reconciliation”. The prime minister also declared... Read more »

Ethiopia – An Alternative Energy Future Beyond Hydropower?

Like many countries in Africa, Ethiopia is investigating the country’s renewable energy potential. While recent hydroelectric projects, including the 1,870 megawatt $2.2 billion Gilgel Gibe III dam on the... Read more »

Egypt wants to participate on building Nile Dam

Egypt officially requested a visit. Egypt expressed its willingness to participate in the Millennium dam that Ethiopia plans to build on the Nile River, said Ambassador Mona Omar, Assistant... Read more »

Helicopter crashes on Nile while performing survey

The survey was for two additional dams on the river A helicopter carrying out a feasibility study for the construction of two new dams on the Blue Nile crashed... Read more »

Egypt Prime Minister to visit Ethiopia and discuss on Nile

Egypt Prime Minister Essam Sharaf wants to come to Addis Ababa for official visit and discuss on the current situation of Nile River. According to Ethiopianreporter report PM Sharaf... Read more »

Ethiopia dismisses Egyptian war threat over Nile Dam

EthiopianReporter By Merga Yonas and Zekarias Sintayehu The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) downplayed the Egyptian government statement of instructing its military to prepare for any eventuality regarding... Read more »

How to stop the Nile Dam. Egyptian delegation discuss with Museveni

A 35 people of Egyptian delegation led by Dr. El-Sayed El Badawy went to Kampala Uganda to discuss with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on the crisis of Nile water... Read more »

Ethiopia start construction Africa’s biggest dam over Nile River (VIDEO)

Meles Zanawi  laid the corner stone for the Millennium Dam construction this morning (April 2, 2011) APA-Addis Ababa: Ethiopia on Saturday starts construction works on Africa’s biggest hydroelectric dam,... Read more »