Egypt and Ethiopia Agreed on Talks About Nile Dam : Joint Statment

The Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Ethiopia sought to defuse a brewing diplomatic row over the construction of a dam on the Nile, by promising to “swim” rather than “sink together.” In... Read more »

Egypt’s Nile Threats Weaken to Secure Water Case: Former Ambassador David Shinn

Egypt must drop its objection to an Ethiopian dam on the main tributary of the Nile River or it may struggle to ensure adequate supplies from the world’s longest waterway, former U.S.... Read more »

Why a ‘water war’ over the Nile River won’t happen : Al Jazeera

By Harry Verhoeven Instead of issuing harsh rhetoric, Egypt should work together with Ethiopia and endorse its dam-building programme. Is northeastern Africa heading for a bloody “water war” between its two... 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 »

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 »

Ethiopia to Assess Impact of Nile Dam with New Egypt

On Saturday, Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf agreed with his Ethiopian counterpart to set up a team of technical experts to assess the impact of the $4.8-billion Dam being built in Ethiopia.... Read more »
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Ethiopia says it plans to build 4 new Nile dams to become ‘power hub’

ADDIS ABABA, (AP) — Ethiopia says it will build four more hydroelectric dams on the Nile river as part of a plan to become a power hub for Africa. Ethiopian power corporation... Read more »
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If Egypt accept the Nile Dam project it will be build in Joint cooperation : Gebrekirstos

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia will never stop its program to construct the recently launched massive hydro power project in Nile River whether Egyptians welcome it or not, government officials... Read more »