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Ethiopian Minister Criticizes Egyptian Media Over Renaissance Dam

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia's Irrigation Minister Alamayo Tegnoto expressed his displeasure with the role the Egyptian media played in exacerbating the Renaissance Dam issue.

Renaissance Dam Talks Kick Off In Khartoum

AFRICANGLOBE - The fourth round of tripartite talks over the building of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam started in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum on Monday. The talks, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, will involve discussions among Egypt's, Sudan's and Ethiopia's water ministers to reach agreement over criteria and mechanisms for building the dam.

Egypt Ready To Escalate Actions Against Ethiopia’s Peaceful Nile Dam Project

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt’s National Defense Council has already held an emergency session, with the irrigation and water resources minister in attendance, the council also examined the latest developments concerning Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

How Regional Power Shift Has Worked Against Egypt’s Bid to Control...

AFRICANGLOBE - In June 1980, Addis Ababa threatened to block the flow of the Blue Nile, following an attempt by the then Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to divert Nile waters to the Sinai desert. This created tension between the two nations which almost degenerated into a full-scale war.

No Financial Shortage Threatening Ethiopian Dam Construction

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn confirmed that there is no financial constraint threatening construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

What Happens When the Sleeping Giant of Congo Awakes

The DR Congo’s total mineral wealth is estimated to be worth a mind-boggling $24 trillion, more than the GDP of Europe and the US combined. It holds more than 70 per cent of the world’s coltan, used to make vital components of mobile phones, 30 per cent of the world’s diamond reserves and vast deposits of cobalt, copper and bauxite. Additionally, the DR Congo contains huge quantities of gold, platinum, oil, tin and uranium — indeed, of nearly every other precious mineral on the planet.

International Panel Presents Final Report On Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia's Ministry of Water and Energy disclosed on Saturday that the International Panel of Experts which has been investigating the efficacy of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has presented its final report to the governments of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.