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

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

Ashok Swain 3 Aug 2020

The Grand Renaissance Dam: what's at stake and what could break the deadlock
The Grand Renaissance Dam: what's at stake and what could break the deadlockArticle

The Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam is inching closer to completion, rekindling the environmental and political controversies that have dogged the project from the start nearly 10 years ago...

Mahemud Tekuya 23 Jul 2020

Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa in 2018
Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa in 2018Article

Africa's economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2% in 2018 and to a further 3.5% in 2019, according to the latest World Bank report released early 2018...

7 May 2018

Sisi vows to protect Egypt's water supply
Sisi vows to protect Egypt's water supplyArticle

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed on Monday, 15 January, to protect Egypt's water supply while striving for peace with the Nile upstream countries...

19 Jan 2018

The River Nile at Cairo, Egypt. Flickr/Emad Faied
Why the 11 countries that rely on the Nile need to reach a river deal soonArticle

More than 300 million people rely on the waters of the River Nile...

Richard Kyle Paisley 29 Aug 2017

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Sudan's Bashir aims to ease Egypt concerns over Nile damArticle

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, 17 August, that the construction of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo...

21 Aug 2017

Ethiopia inaugurates dam to double energy output
Ethiopia inaugurates dam to double energy outputArticle

Ethiopia on Saturday, 17 December, inaugurated a hydroelectric dam that aims to double the country's electricity output, but which critics say is a threat to locals and a UNESCO-listed lake in Kenya...

20 Dec 2016

Ethiopia to cut carbon emissions by two-thirds by 2030
Ethiopia to cut carbon emissions by two-thirds by 2030Article

Ethiopia has set targets to slash carbon emissions by two-thirds within the next 15 years, the most ambitious goal so far presented to an upcoming UN climate change conference in Paris...

15 Jun 2015

Africa's hydropower new project outlookArticle

According to esi-africa.com, the International Hydropower Association's 2011/2012 activities report says that African countries are increasingly developing energy policies targeted at extending their power grids and promoting renewable energy projects.

5 Jun 2012

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