Tag Archives: Egypt

24 October 20

Ethiopia condemns Trump suggestion Egypt could ‘blow up’ Nile dam

Ethiopia on Saturday condemned comments from the US President Donald Trump suggesting that Egypt could “blow up” the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) unless a resolution is agreed between the two countries.

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28 September 20

Ethiopia PM tells UN: ‘No intention’ of harming Egypt, Sudan with giant dam

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has told the United Nations that his country has no intention of harming Egypt and Sudan with its controversial hydropower dam.

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03 September 20

US cuts aid to Ethiopia over Nile dam dispute

The United States has partially suspended aid to Ethiopia over the ongoing Renaissance Dam dispute with Egypt and Sudan.

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12 August 20

Only a happier Ethiopia guarantees Egypt’s water security

The longest river of our planet, the Nile is a result of two major tributaries, the Blue Nile and the White Nile. The White Nile originates from Lake Victoria and the Blue Nile originates from Ethiopia. The two merges together
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31 July 20

Egypt president seeking compromise, not war over Ethiopia dam

Egypt President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has reiterated his stance on seeking a resolution to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute through negotiations, once again distancing from calls for military intervention.

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27 February 20

Ethiopia will not attend dam talks in US with Egypt, Sundan

Ethiopia’s water ministry says it will not attend talks held in the US this week over its disputed Nile dam project.

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11 January 20

Trump makes bizarre claim over Ethiopia PM’s Nobel Peace Prize

US President Donald Trump puzzled global audiences on Thursday by claiming he was involved in a deal that “saved” Ethiopia and lead to Prime Minister Aboy Ahmed winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

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03 December 19

Talks resume over Ethiopian Nile dam dispute

Talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a controversial dam project in Ethiopia have resumed.

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08 October 19

The human cost of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project has been a constant source of controversy since construction began in 2011. Africa’s biggest dam project is expected to cost a total of US$4.8 billion but the completion date has been pushed back
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01 October 19

No breakthrough in Ethiopia-Egypt Nile dam talks

Talks between Ethiopia and Egypt over the construction of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam have hit a dead-end once again.

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