the Blue Nile

NBE August 30, 2020

BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – I heard the shocking news over this weekend about the flash flooding in the neighboring Sudan’s capital Khartoum. Some 80 people have died while thousands of houses hare demolished by the flooding that followed the heavy rain in the Ethiopian Highlands. The sad news came a day after the African […]

newbusinessethiopia June 15, 2020

Describing Egypt’s Saturday statement as ‘regrettable’, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia said the tripartite negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the Guidelines and Rules for the first filling and annual operation for the Great Ethiopian Reconnaissance Dam (GERD) continued for the fourth day on Saturday, 13 June 2020. Earlier on […]

NBE March 9, 2020

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.