Thursday 21 June 2018
Nile dam

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan sign historic Nile dam deal

Leaders from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan signed a co-operation deal on Monday over a giant Ethiopian hydroelectric dam on a tributary of the river Nile, in a bid to ease tensions over regional water supplies. The leaders said the &q


Giant Nile dam will make Ethiopia a power hub

Ethiopia's bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile's waters, and may help transform one of the world's poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub. B


Egypt seeks assertive role, worries about Nile dam

Egypt's new military-backed cabinet made clear on Saturday it wanted to play an assertive role in regional politics, urging Ethiopia to attend talks over a dam on the Nile and stressing it sought change in Syria. "Egypt&#


Egypt asserts right to block upstream Nile dams

Egypt insisted it can block dams and other projects upstream on the Nile, challenging a new deal among African nations seeking to alter historic water sharing arrangements and secure more water for farms and growth. Four African countries

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