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ERCA Lifts Hand Off Renaissance Dam Imports

Published on: Sun, 2013-08-18 00:00

Vehicles stuck at the Bekelcha Dry Port for over a week while carrying reinforcement bars for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and other power generation projects have finally been given tax clearance. This came following a written order on August 14, 2013, from Beker Shale, the director general of the Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA).

Uganda Launches Construction Of Mega Power Dam On River Nile

Published on: Tue, 2013-08-13 00:00

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Monday launched the construction of a new dam along the river Nile that is expected to add 600MW on the national grid.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia To Meet On Nile Waters By End Of August

Published on: Sun, 2013-08-11 00:00

Negotiations for holding the long-anticipated meeting between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to discuss the latter's Grand Renaissance Nile Dam Project are still ongoing, Egypt's ambassador to Addis Ababa said.

Mayday Sugar Dam Over By 14 Per cent

Published on: Sun, 2013-08-04 17:25

Wolkait Sugar Development Project is now going on very well after resolving challenges like the absence of road and resettlement of communities around the project area.

More Than 5 bln Birr Collected For Construction of Renaissance Dam

Published on: Fri, 2013-08-02 08:34

የታላቁየኢትዮጵያ ህዳሴ ግድብ ግንባታ ህዝባዊ ተሳትፎ አስተባባሪ ብሔራዊ ምክር ቤት 4ኛ መደበኛ ጉባኤውን ሀምሌ 26/2005 አካሂዷል፡፡

Amb. Dina: Egypt’s Concerns Over GERD Being Addressed

Published on: Sun, 2013-07-28 00:00

Ambassador Dina Mufti, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, says the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) benefits downstream countries.

Dam Causes No Harm On Ethio-Egypt Ties

Published on: Tue, 2013-07-23 00:00

Ethiopia is keen to maintaining strong ties with Egypt and the dam under construction by Ethiopia on the Abay (Blue Nile) River will not be a source of tension in their relations, Ethiopia's Ambassador to Egypt said.

Egyptian, Ethiopian FMs Discuss Nile Dam Issue

Published on: Mon, 2013-07-22 00:00

Egypt’s newly-appointed Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy on Sunday discussed with his Ethiopian counterpart Tedros Adhanom the Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia intends to build on the River Nile, a foreign ministry statement said.

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: 24 Percent Complete

Published on: Tue, 2013-07-16 00:00

Some 24 per cent of construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been completed, according to the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo).

Sudan supports construction of Renaissance Dam

Published on: Sat, 2013-07-06 08:30

Sudan's agriculture and irrigation minister backs Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam, asserting it will not negatively impact downstream Nile Basin countries, ahramonline reported.


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