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Uganda, Egypt Strike Deal On River Nile

AFRICANGLOBE — President Museveni and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday agreed on the plan to make Nile river a transportation highway to the Mediterranean Sea to reduce import-export costs.

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Treaty Signed

AFRICANGLOBE - A tri-partite treaty agreement between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt has been signed in Khartoum for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, sparking the launch of a water resources modeling study and a hydropower simulation assessment.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Now 54% Complete

AFRICANGLOBE - 54 percent of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is completed, The government has given top priority to the project, which would be an engine for the industrialization of the country. A collaborative project of the public and the government, the dam is of immense use to the growth of the economy,

Egypt, Sudan And Ethiopia Sign Agreement On Nile Dam Study

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have signed a deal with two French consultancy firms to study the anticipated impact of a massive hydroelectric dam -- currently being built on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile River -- on downstream states. The $4.2-billion dam -- expected to generate up to 6,000 megawatts of power -- is currently under construction on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile near the Sudanese border.

Ethiopia’s Nile Dam To Start Power Generation Soon

AFRICANGLOBE - The construction of the over four billion dollar Hydro power plant known as Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam being built along Nile river is in full swing. The Nile dam project covers an area of 1,800 sq km totally turning Guba and other localities at the region in to a huge power plant construction site.

Ethiopia Rejects Egypt Proposal On Nile As Dam Talks Falter

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia rejected a proposal that would guarantee Egypt the rights to most of the Nile River’s water, as disagreements cast doubt over future talks about Africa’s biggest hydropower project. The 6,000-megawatt Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile River, set to be completed in 2017, has raised concern in Cairo that it will reduce the flow of the Nile, which provides almost all of Egypt’s water. The Blue Nile is the main tributary of the Nile.

In Ethiopia, LA Times Article Over Nile Water Sparks Anger

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia is a proud country. A country that doesn’t like foreign, especially colonial interference in its local affairs. The Nile River is...