September 5, 2014

Egypt, Ethiopia at loggerheads over Nile dam

Egypt, Ethiopia at loggerheads over Nile dam

Egypt, Ethiopia at loggerheads over Nile damThe ongoing construction of a 6000MW power dam on river Nile by Ethiopia has been a source of contention especially from Egypt that considers the River Nile as its lifeline. Read more

March 29, 2014

Opinion: Diverting the Blue Nile’s course could...

Opinion: Diverting the Blue Nile’s course could take Africa to war

 Huda Al Hussein by Huda Al Hussein | Water wars, many warn, could be around the corner. After the removal of former President Mohamed Mursi, Egypt has inherited a huge problem: Addis Ababa decided to divert the course of the Blue Nile late May, as part of its project to generate electricity through the construction of the Renaissance Dam. Ethiopia took the decision—which will have a negative impact on Egypt’s share of the water from the Nile—one day after Mursi returned to Cairo from a state visit to Addis Ababa, a move the Egyptians considered as a blow to the Islamist president. Ethiopians seem to have sensed Egypt’s weak position. Read more

March 17, 2014

Egypt and Ethiopia are at loggerheads over the...

Egypt and Ethiopia are at loggerheads over the Nile

Egypt and Ethiopia are at loggerheads over the Nileby Keith Johnson | Egypt’s musical-chairs government faces enough challenges. So why is a construction project almost 1,800 miles from Cairo provoking fears over Egypt’s national survival?

Egypt and Ethiopia are butting heads over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a $4 billion hydroelectric project that Ethiopia is building on the headwaters of the Blue Nile, near the border between Ethiopia and Sudan. Read more

Seminar to Eritrean nationals in Riyadh

Commemorations of 40th anniversary of founding of...

Eritrean community festival in Riyadh

Commemoration of 40th anniversary of founding of...

Address by Minister Amina (MOH): Meningitis...

Statement by Eritrea’s Delegation at ICPD...