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Tensions between Ethiopia and Egypt are at a peak after Ethiopia skipped the last round of talks held in Washington on February 26, saying it needed more time for consultations at home. The two countries have been at loggerheads since 2011 over the construction of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, a major hydro-power project and plans to fill it with water from the Nile.

Sunset over Nile River (file photo).

  • Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan are currently engaged in vital talks over the dispute relating to the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River. … Read more »

  • The 2019 Nobel Peace recipient, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, has said Ethiopia believed in a win-win approach to resolve its dispute with Egypt over the waters of the Nile, while on … Read more »