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Ethiopian Official : Egypt Attack Proposals is ‘Day Dreaming’

Egyptian officials tried to cool tensions with Ethiopia Wednesday over the new Nile River dam project by highlighting its “neighborliness” as the Ethiopian prime minister’s spokesman insisted that nothing would stop the... Read more »

Death on the Nile -Inside Story : AlJazeera

Inside Story – Death on the Nile : AlJazeera TV The River Nile has been a source of life for millions over the centuries. Now Ethiopia is diverting water to build a... Read more »

Ethiopia Dam is ‘declaration of war’: Egypt Islamist Leader Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya

Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam and the diversion of the Blue Nile is a declaration of war on Egypt, Sheikh Abdel-Akher Hammad of Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya said on Wednesday.  Sheikh Abdel-Akher Hammad calls on Egypt... Read more »
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Egyptians up in arms as Ethiopia builds giant hydro dam on Nile River : Minister rules out war

CAIRO — Ethiopia’s construction of Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam on the world’s longest river threatens to affect flows of water to Nile-dependent, water-starved Egypt, where there is growing outrage, anger and fear.... Read more »

Ethiopia Diverts The Flow of Blue Nile – Egypt and Sudan Concerned

By William Davidson Ethiopia’s government said it will try to accommodate nations concerned that their water supplies may be affected by the damming of the Blue Nile River, as Sudanese and Egyptian... Read more »

Saudi Arabia Accuses Ethiopia of Posing Threats to Sudan & Egypt Nile Water Right

AFRICANGLOBE – A senior Saudi Arabian official unleashed a barrage of attack against Ethiopia saying that the Horn of Africa nation is posing a threat to the Nile water rights of Egypt and... Read more »

Alstom Wins €250m Contract for Ethiopian hydro Dam

Alstom has bagged a €250m contract to develop the 6000MW hydro power plant at Grand Renaissance dam on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile. The deal with Metals & Engineering Corporation will see the French... Read more »

Sudan Launches Major Dam Project on Nile to boost Power supply

(Reuters) – Sudan launched a major dam project on Tuesday to boost power supply and agricultural irrigation, a plan officials hope will foster farmland exports and attract more Gulf investment to the... Read more »

IMF Urges Ethiopia to Slow Nile Dam Project to Protect Economy

Bloomberg: Ethiopia should slow the construction of Africa’s largest hydropower plant to avoid the dam and other projects starving the rest of the economy of funds, the International Monetary Fund said. The... Read more »
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Ethiopia powers on with controversial dam project : CNN (Video)

(CNN) — The waters of the Blue Nile have for millennia flowed down from the Ethiopian highlands enriching the countries on its banks. The rocks that make up its riverbed have been... Read more »