By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – In the past few years the tension between Ethiopia and Egypt has been escalating over the use of the water of the Nile River. Thought the reason for the dispute is said the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which the country is set to start filling water this July, the […]
OPINION – By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – Following the US State Department’s faux pas and geo-political farce that was the ill fated 3rd leg, GERD ‘talks’ held in Washington DC, USA, involving all but the most important stakeholder; like most Ethiopians of good will I was only too glad that the endless and fruitless series […]
NEWS- Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia urged Egypt and Sudanese people to help its country’s efforts to make Nile River water flow sustainable. He argued that if there are no trees, there is no rain and “if no rain no, no water in the Nile River”.
To commence the filling of water into the Great Ethiopian Reconnaissance Dam (GERD) in the coming July, the Government of Ethiopia said it is set to commence cutting trees and bushes found on 1,000 hectares of land.
BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – In recent months the controversy between Egypt and Ethiopia over the mega dam being built by the latter has been getting attention of international media outlets. As Ethiopia vowed to start filling water the dam in the coming rainy season – July, Egypt politicians began seeking political support across the […]