BY TESFU TELAHOUN ABEBE – The current tense state of affairs between Ethiopia and Egypt is a situation which is heightened by the domestic politics of both states, shifting regional rivalries and alliances as well as by powerful global geopolitical undercurrents. Never has the Nile issue been put to such prominent and international scrutiny.
The Government of Ethiopia has said that it will not participate in the U.S. mediated negotiation with Egypt and Sudan on Great Ethiopian Reconnaissance Dam (GERD).
The Government of Ethiopia reveals additional information on the recent petroleum test production in the eastern part of the country, near Hilala gas discovery site in Somali Region Ogaden area.
The Government of Ethiopia finally reached agreement with the Government of Egypt to fill water the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during the wet season, generally from July to August, and will continue in September subject to certain conditions.
The governments of Ethiopia and Egypt have failed to reach an agreement on the use of the Nile River and the filling of Ethiopia’s Great Renaissance Dam (GERD) under construction.
Ethiopian Airlines rolled out stopover packages without any additional airfare that cater for all leisure needs with a view to promote tourism into Ethiopia. It will be effective starting from August 1, 2018.