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 a crucial 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, expected to generate... Read more »
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Ethiopia to Start Work on Nile Hydropower Plant, Meles Zenawi Says

Bloomberg: Ethiopia will start work on a hydropower plant in its Nile basin within the next few weeks, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said. The plant will be 40 kilometers from the Sudan... Read more »

Tekeze hydro project Named one of Power Engineering Projects of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. Power Engineering magazine recognized the 2010 Projects of the Year Award finalists and announced the winners. The Tekeze hydro project in Ethiopia won the Project of the Year Award for... Read more »
Gilgel Gibe II dam


Gilgel Gibe II, the hydro power plant which collapsed last February due to unforeseen accident only weeks after its official inauguration, is set to resume production in days. The maintenance work of... Read more »
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Protest targets Italian government over Ethiopian dam disaster

Demonstrators outside the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome today will urge the government to deny Ethiopia €250 million for construction of the controversial Gibe III dam. The dam will devastate... Read more »
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Kenyan green group wants ban on Ethiopian power

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A Kenyan conservation group has appealed to the nation’s high court to prevent the government and an energy company from buying power produced by the vast Gibe III hydropower... Read more »
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China funding dams construction in Ethiopia, Green group opposing any construction on Omo river

The tale of two dams in Africa – one under construction, the other completed – captures two starkly differing sides to China’s image as a major player in the development of hydropower... Read more »

Harsco Expands Presence in Africa, Secures Infrastructure Support Role on Major Hydroelectric Project in Ethiopia

HARRISBURG, Pa. Worldwide industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation  announced today that its Harsco Infrastructure business has been selected to provide specialized concrete forming equipment and related engineering support for... Read more »

Egypt angered by the new Tana Beles dam, Trying to block the new Nile deal

* President is set for Italian visit in protest over European aid for Ethiopia dam projects Egypt has intensified various diplomatic efforts to delegitimise recent new Nile deal signed by four countries.... Read more »