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Egypt seeks Kenya’s help in resolving GERD dispute

During a recent meeting between Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Egyptian Counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, it’s been reported that the two have agreed to work closely on the sensitive issue of the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. CNBC Africa spoke to International Relations Expert, Emery Nzirabatinya for his thoughts on how effective this could potentially be and what it could possibly mean for the East African Community.

US cuts foreign aid to Ethiopia over disputes on Nile dam project

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo approved the Trump administration plans to withdraw some foreign aid to Ethiopia as the United States mediates tension over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a decision that could escalate tensions between Washington and Addis Ababa. Economic Analyst, Samuel Getachew joins CNBC Africa for more.

Egypt withdraws from latest dam talks for internal consultations

Egypt decided to withdraw from the latest round of tripartite negotiations with Ethiopia over its multi-billion-dollar dam on the Blue Nile for internal consultations. Mikael Arage, Political and Economic Analyst joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ethiopia earns over $60mn from electricity exports

Ethiopia’s electricity export ambitions continue to garner momentum as the country collected $66.4 million from the electricity it exported to neighbouring Sudan and Djibouti in the Ethiopian fiscal year that ended on July 7. What does this mean for the development of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the country? Zemedeh Negatu, Global Chairman Fairfax Africa Fund joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to hold more talks on Renaissance dam

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume talks to break a deadlock on the Grand Renaissance Dam reservoir on the Blue Nile, the leaders of...

Ethiopia dam reservoir filling as talks with Egypt, Sudan stall

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is filling, its water minister said on Wednesday, a day after talks with Sudan and Egypt on the...

Assessing the economic & political impact of Ethiopia’s GERD dam

Last week Sudan sent a letter to the UN Security Council asking them to discourage Ethiopia from filling their Renaissance Dam reservoir before coming to an agreement with the country and Egypt. This letter comes after the back and forth between Ethiopia and Egypt on the way forward for this almost $5 billion project. So how much are these disagreements costing? And what could the bill rack up to if it’s not sorted out soon? CNBC Africa spoke to Political Economic Analyst, Mikael Arage for more.

Egypt lodges complaint with the UN over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Egypt recently sent a letter to the United Nations Security Council protesting Ethiopia’s plan to start filling the reservoir of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Analyst Mikael Arage spoke to CNBC Africa on this and the situation on COVID-19.
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