Talk Africa: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam


The Multi-million dollar Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam is Africa’s biggest hydro-project and the world’s ninth largest.
The dam is being constructed on the River Nile.
A deal over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam remains elusive. There have been several rounds of talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia in abid to find a negotiated solution even as Ethiopia presses on with the multi-billion project. Egypt says the construction would affect its share of the Nile waters. But Ethiopia insists the dam is necessary for its development. So, should the dam be construct or not?

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