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Ethiopia Opens Massive Gibe 3 Hydroelectric Dam on Omo River

By ELIAS MESERET, ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Dec 17, 2016, 12:36 PM E Ethiopia on Saturday officially opened the Gibe 3 hydroelectric dam, which is among the biggest in Africa, despite concerns by environmentalists about its impact downstream and upon neighboring countries. Ethiopia aims to produce 15,000 megawatts of electricity through its dams […]

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Ethiopia close to finishing 70% of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

The technical report has nothing to do with the current construction and it is only intended to show the dam’s impact on other countries, says Ethiopian minister Ahmed Abbas May 28, 2016    Ethiopia is about to finish 70% of construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), minister of the Ethiopian Government Communication Affairs […]

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Dam figures to revolutionize Ethiopia

Construction work is shown in June 2013, at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, near Assosa in the Benishangul-Gumuz region of Ethiopia, near Sudan. The dam will have the capacity to produce 6,000 megawatts of electricity and become the biggest hydroelectric power station in Africa.ELIAS ASMARE, ASSOCIATED PRESS By TOM CAMPBELL / Staff columnist The greatest […]

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Ethiopia affirms commitment to declaration of principles: Shoukry

From Egypt Daily News Egypt is not worried about GERD, and is using any means available to reach an agreement, says FM  Ahmed Abbas     Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the Ethiopian president affirmed his country’s commitment to the declaration of principles for on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), previously signed by the […]

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It already ‘out-flies’ the rest, now Ethiopia plans Africa’s biggest airport, amidst concerns of funding squeeze

CHRISTINE MUNGAI The planned airport would be larger than Heathrow, and aimed to serve as many as 120 million passengers a year when it opens in a decade’s time. US TV and radio host Billy Bush (L) with Ethiopian dancers onstage during the imagine1day Visionary Leadership Dinner on October 29, 2015 in California. Ethiopia says […]

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Ethiopia: The Gilgel Gibe III Hydroelectric Project Has Begun Power Generation

  The Gilgel Gibe III hydroelectric power project began power generation on Saturday (October 10). The Dam, highest Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) dam in Africa at 243m, will have a total installed capacity of 1,870mw. This will increase Ethiopia’s power generation capacity by 234% according to Alemayehu Tegenu, Cabinet Affairs Minister, and former Minister of […]

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Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam will generate 750 MW soon

  (EBC, 15 October 2015) – The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will begin generating 750 MW power from its two turbines soon, Dr Debretsion Gebremichael, Deputy Prime Minister for Finance and Economic Cluster and Minister of Communications and Information Technology said. The construction of the dam has now reached 47 per cent as 4 […]

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Ethiopian dam talks postponed to late October: Minister

Egypt, Sudan And Ethiopia Sign Agreement On Renaissance Dam In Khartoum – YOUM7 By THE CAIRO POST CAIRO: Sudan and Ethiopia have requested Egypt to convene the 9th round of their tripartite meetings to late October to talk the issue of a consultation firm for evaluating the impact of the under-construction Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), stated […]

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Renaissance Dam tripartite meetings to resume in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 19 August 2015 (WIC) – Egypt’s Minister of Irrigation, Hossam Moghazi, said on Monday the tripartite committee for Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam will meet on 20 and 21 August in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported. The committee will discuss the latest developments regarding the undelivered foreign consultancy firms’ report on […]

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Egyptian-Ethiopian disputes stall Renaissance Dam

Construction workers are seen in a section of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, as it undergoes construction, in Benishangul Gumuz Region, Guba Woreda, Ethiopia, March 31, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri) Egyptian-Ethiopian disputes stall Renaissance Dam CAIRO — Studies analyzing the effects of the proposed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam were due six months ago, but the […]

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