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Ethiopian restaurant owner and his wife shot and killed in Dallas, TX

An Ethiopian restaurant owner and his wife were found shot to death early this morning on the front porch of their home in  Dallas, Texas . Yayehyirad Lemma, 40, and Yenenesh Desta,... 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 »

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 Nile river. The... 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 water share of... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Hydroelectric Program – Boon or Folly?

Developing countries worldwide view the construction of power facilities as integral to their economic development to lift their populations out of poverty. Ethiopia has now embarked on massive hydroelectric schemes currently involving... Read more »

Meles Zenawi Says Global Concerns Over Hydro Plan Won’t Hurt Funding

(Bloomberg) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said he doesn’t expect international concerns over the country’s hydroelectric program to hurt financing plans. “Because we are funding most of our projects from our... Read more »

Egypt’s New Democrats Ready to Defend Nile

If Egypt and Sudan join the Nile water partnership, the decisions the basin makes will be difficult, and will require new relationships among those who feed Lake Nasser and those who take... Read more »
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Water under the bridge over the Nile (Video) Egypt and Ethiopia on Nile Dam

Can Ethiopia and Egypt reach a deal that will provide 160 million people living along the Nile with sufficient water? Egypt and Ethiopia are looking to put past disputes over the use... 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 plans to build two more Nile dams

(Reuters) – Ethiopia has announced plans to construct two dams along its share of the Nile, six months after embarking on a 5,250 MW power plant that rankled Egypt over concerns it... Read more »