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Africa’s largest dam powers dream of prosperity in Ethiopia — and fears of hunger in Egypt

A colossal dam is near completion on Ethiopia’s stretch of the Nile, a project so large that it promises to set the...

GERD: Cairo jumps on Kenyatta stopover to discuss Ethiopian dam

Egypt's Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Atti took advantage of President Kenyatta's refuelling stops on the way to Paris to...

Ethiopia’s flight ban over GERD could worsen dispute with Egypt and Sudan

Ethiopia has banned all flights over its giant new hydropower dam on the Blue Nile for security reasons, the head of its...

U.S. Halts Some Foreign Assistance Funding to Ethiopia Over Dam Dispute with Egypt, Sudan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has approved a plan to halt U.S. foreign assistance to Ethiopia as the Trump administration attempts to...

Final report on current GERD talks to be submitted on Friday: Egypt

Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources announced Sunday that all countries participating in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations will...

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume African Union-led talks

The three nations agree to present proposals on management of Ethiopia's controversial $4bn dam within two days. Sudan, Egypt...

How the Grand Renaissance Dam might spark basin-wide water cooperation

Ethiopia’s on-going construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River has attracted speculation that it could lead to...

Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebrates

As Ethiopia celebrated rains which began filling a controversial dam on a tributary of the River Nile, Egypt was fuming.

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan reach ‘major common understanding’ on dam

Ethiopia's prime minister said on Tuesday his country, Egypt, and Sudan reached a "major common understanding which paves the way for a...

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to hold “mini-summit” on GERD after AU-led negotiations end with little progress

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to hold “mini-summit” on GERD after AU-led negotiations end with little progress: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will meet with Sudan...

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Total under fire over Uganda land issues

The NGOs have published a report, “A nightmare named Total”, as part of their long-running campaign to force the French company to...

East African Truckers Pay Bribes for Negative Coronavirus Tests, Official Says

Long-distance truck drivers are paying bribes to evade coronavirus testing at the Uganda-Kenya border, the head of Uganda's Professional Drivers Network said....

Sudan sees economic hope as Trump signals terror list removal

After months of negotiations between the transitional Sudanese government and the US administration about a deal to remove Sudan from Washington’s list...

‘South Sudan must form hybrid court to try war crimes’

South Sudan must take steps to quickly form a hybrid court to try people who committed atrocities during the country’s six-year crisis,...

Mysterious ‘Robin Hood’ hackers donating stolen money

A hacking group is donating stolen money to charity in what is seen as a mysterious first for cyber-crime that's puzzling experts.
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