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,... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Ethiopia invites Egypt and Sudan to discuss on Nile dam

(ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia has officially invited Egypt and Sudan for talks over a controversial dam project, which the horn of Africa country intends to build on the Blue... Read more »

Sudan agrees to tripartite committee over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

(KHARTOUM) – Sudan has agreed to set up tripartite technical committee to look into concerns over Ethiopia’s Millennium dam project on the Blue Nile water could negatively affect 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... Read more »

UN calls for suspension of giant Ethiopian hydropower dam

The United Nations has added its voice to the barrage of criticism on Ethiopia’s massive Gibe III hydropower project, calling for work to be suspended until the negative impacts... Read more »

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.... Read more »