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Ethiopia slams International Rivers organisation for supporting Egypt

Published on: Tue, 2014-04-15 17:05

Ethiopia's National Panel of Experts linked to the Renaissance Dam project dismiss as biased to Egypt criticisms of the dam levelled by US-based environmental group

The National Panel of Experts linked to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has slammed the International Rivers Network (IRN) for criticising the Renaissance Dam project, accusing the body of being biased and supporting Egypt against the dam.

Egypt Has No Plans To Take Ethiopia Dam File To AU

Published on: Thu, 2014-02-06 00:00

Egyptian ambassador to Ethiopia Mohamed Idris has denied reports of Egyptian plans to lodge a formal complaint with the African Union (AU) over Ethiopia's massive hydroelectric dam project on the Nile River, worldbulletin.net reported.

Egypt Appeals To Rejoin 'Nile Talk'

Published on: Thu, 2014-02-06 00:00

Egypt appealed to rejoin the talk over the Grand Renaissance Dam, FBC reported.

Ethiopia’s Economic Growth To Slow Down Slightly

Published on: Tue, 2014-01-28 00:00

Growth in Africa’s non-oil and non-mineral-rich economies is forecast to moderate slightly from 4.7 per cent in 2013 to 4.6 per cent in 2014, mostly driven by strong expansion in services and agriculture in countries such as Ethiopia, reads the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 report released by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Capital reported.

Ethiopia Never Delays Construction Of GERD For A Minute

Published on: Fri, 2014-01-24 00:00

The Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE) said the ongoing construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will never be delayed even for a minute, WIC Reported.

Ethiopia: Egypt’s Idea To Complain Dam’s Construction Case To UN Security Council Futile

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-23 00:00

The Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE) said Egypt’s idea to complain the dam’s construction case to the UN Security Council is futile, WIC reported.

Half Of The Money Collected For The Ethiopian Great Renaissance Dam So Far

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-16 00:00

የታላቁ የኢትዮጵያ ህዳሴ ግድብ በህዝቡ የማይተካ ድጋፍና ቁርጠኝነት በተፋጠነ ሁኔታ እየተገነባ ነው አለ የታላቁ ህዳሴ ግድብ ብሄራዊ ማስተባበሪያ ፅህፈት ቤት ።

Chinese Company To Construct Oil, Gas Pipeline Stretching From Ethiopia To Djibouti

Published on: Tue, 2014-01-14 00:00

The Chinese petroleum company, which recently signed a petroleum production sharing agreement (PPSA) with the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines (MoM) to develop the gas filed at Ogaden, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday January 8, with the government of Djibouti that will allow the company to construct two pipe lines stretching from Ethiopia to Djibouti, Capital reported.

Alemayehu Tegenu: Construction Of GERD On High Speed

Published on: Sat, 2014-01-11 00:00

The FDRE Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister Alemayehu Tegenu said the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is on high speed, quite opposite to the deliberately deceptive story that some top officials of Egypt were quoted saying- “the construction of the dam is facing finance and technical problems”, FBC reported.

Ethiopia Forges Ahead With Dam Construction Despite Stall In Nile talks

Published on: Fri, 2014-01-10 00:00

A recent deadlock in tripartite talks between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt will have no impact on the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy said, WIC reported.


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