Tag: Ethiopia

African Union Summons Regional Leaders for Talks amid tensions over filling of Nile Dam

  The African Union summoned regional leaders to discuss an impasse over an Ethiopian hydropower dam on the Nile River. The virtual talks may be a prelude to the resumption…

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African Union Talks Give Egypt, Ethiopia Time to Resolve Nile Dam Dispute

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan said they are committed to further African Union-led talks over Ethiopia’s mega dam on the Nile River, easing tensions that could recur in less than a year…

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Rising Water Level in Ethiopian Dam Brings Unease to Region

The filling of a reservoir behind a mega-dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, whether by nature or government action, is elevating tensions with Egypt and Sudan. Ethiopia’s Water,…

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As Dam Construction stokes tensions with Egypt over water, Ethiopia to Press Ahead With Africa’s Biggest Hydropower Dam

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency over coronavirus Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Guba, Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s government vowed to continue work on a massive dam that’s…

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