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Egypt to ‘escalate’ Ethiopian dam dispute [Al Jazeera]

In the three years since construction began on the 1.8km Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam across the Blue Nile River, Egypt and Ethiopia have been engaged in a war of words over its potential impacts.

Ethiopia believes the massive dam will herald an era of prosperity, spurring growth and attracting foreign currency with the export of power to neighbouring countries. But Egypt has raised concerns about the downstream effects, as the Blue Nile supplies the Nile with about 85 percent of…

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Egypt's Al-Ahram Chairman Challenges Ethiopia’s ‘logic’ the dam is ‘Sovereign Affair’

Sodere Team Note: The writer of this article is  the chairman of Al-Ahram, Egypt's state-owned media. 

Ethiopia’s 'logic' and the necessary confrontation 

Ethiopia’s 'logic' behind the construction of the Renaissance Dam is shocking, perhaps even more so than…

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Egypt church asked Ethiopia pope to postpone visit

World Bulletin / News Desk

Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Abune Mathias has indefinitely postponed a visit he was scheduled to pay to Cairo on Friday upon a request from the Egyptian Orthodox Church, a source with the Egyptian church said Monday.

According to the source, who…

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Ethiopian cab drivers ditching taxi and joining UberX

WASHINGTON -- Reagan Rucker knew she wanted to join the thousands of local motorists hauling strangers around in their cars the first time she took an UBERx ride as a…

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US drone strike in Somalia kills top al-Shabaab explosives expert

Killing a further sign of intensifying US campaign against al-Shabaab after attack on Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi

David Smith, The Guardian Africa correspondent

A US drone strike in Somalia has killed two senior members of the Islamist militant group al-Shabaab, including its top explosives expert, officials and residents have said.

The strike is a further sign of intensifying US military intervention against the al-Qaida affiliate in the wake of September's attack…

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Ethiopia dam benefits Sudan and we will provide necessary support: Governer of Sudan's Blue Nile State

Turkish Press

A Sudanese governor has said that an Ethiopian dam project on the Nile River, which has been the source of tension with Egypt, will benefit Sudan.

ADDIS ABABA – A Sudanese governor has said that an Ethiopian dam project on the Nile River, which has been the source of tension with Egypt, will…

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Egypt presidential candidate who planned "to declare war" on Ethiopa bows out, predicts Sisi victory

By Laura King

CAIRO — An Egyptian lawyer and TV personality who declared days ago that he was running for president pulled out of the race Saturday, and state media quoted him as saying he had received a sign from God that victory belonged to former army chief Abdel Fattah…

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Slaughter of animals: a culture in decline?

WRITTEN BY HENOK RETA

It was a busy week for Emebet Argaw, a civil servant and mother of two. Starting from Tuesday, she had been busy running around from one market place to another to do her holiday shopping. On top of that, Emebet's kitchen…

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Gibe III hydro power project delayed

WRITTEN BY WUDINEH ZENEBE

The completion of the Gibe III hydropower project scheduled to start production for September 2014 will not be realized as the dam is not ready to harvest water in the coming rainy…

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Egypt to build dam in South Sudan at cost of $26.6 million

Egypt set to conclude studies on South Sudan dam

Egypt says it's finalising studies for a new dam in the South Sudan city of Wau, as part of an aid package to Africa's newest state

Ahram Online , Friday 18 Apr 2014

Egypt's irrigation ministry said it was about to conclude studies on the…

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President Kiir, Ethiopian PM meet over South Sudan crisis

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle

April 17, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir, on Thursday arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where he held talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn on the political turmoil in South Sudan.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (L), South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (C) and Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta in Juba, December 26, 2013 (AP)

Ateny Wek Ateny, South Sudan’s presidential spokesperson…

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South Sudan President: We support Ethiopia's dam, Military agreement with Egypt has nothing to do with the dam

Turkish press

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has reiterated support for an Ethiopian dam project that has been a source of tension between Ethiopia and Egypt, denying that a recent military agreement between Juba and Cairo was directed at Addis Ababa.

Speaking during a meeting with…

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65 Ethiopians suspected to be members of the Al Shabaab were arrested this morning in Kenya

The Star, Nairobi

The suspects were living in a gated home on the Thika superhighway near Rainbow hotel. Ruiru Ocpd Isaac Thuranira said the police were tipped off by a resident.

Thuranira said the suspects were being sponsored by an asylum seeker from Ethiopia known as Yusuf Wadeh Badole,whose documents were confiscated by the police. Badole had the keys to the self contained house.

A caretaker of the building Jacob Muturi said he was not aware of the occupants in the…

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Ethiopia building 5 fertilizer plants at cost of $2.8 billion

By Abebech Tamene, turkishpress

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia is currently building five fertilizer plants at a total cost of over $2.8 billion, the Ministry of Industry said Wednesday.

"Each of the plants will have the capacity to manufacture 300,000 tons of fertilizer annually," the ministry's corporate communication director, Melaku Taye, told Anadolu Agency, noting that all five…

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International River Network (IRN) Response to Ethiopia’s GERD National Panel of Experts

No Room for Debate on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam?

International Rivers has been caught in the crossfire between Ethiopia and Egypt as they struggle over a large dam being built…

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Young Ethiopian womans sight being saved at Swedish Hospital

by GLENN FARLEY / KING 5 News

SEATTLE – A complex series of events led to 22-year-old Haimanot Kassaye Weldetsadik coming to Swedish Neuroscience Institute to remove an unusual brain tumor that was causing her to lose her sight.  Her doctor says if untreated she would ultimately lose her…

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Ethiopia: AU admits ‘big dilemma’ over El Sisi’s presidential bid in Egypt

Ethiopia: AU admits ‘big dilemma’ over El Sisi’s presidential bid in Egypt

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has admitted “a serious dilemma” over the fate of Field Marshall Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who is running for Egypt’s Presidency after ousting former President Mohammed Morsi last year.

“There is a big dilemma about what to do with the developments in Egypt,” said Ambassador Paul Lolo Bolus, President of the AU Peace and Security Council, after a meeting…

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Homosexuals in Ethiopia

May God bless Dereje for his courageous effort. Homosexuals, with the support from  mainstream media, Hollywood and liberal activists  have an ambitious agenda to become a majority in the World. They have won the battle in Europe and America. In the US, we will be called bigots if we tell our kids in  that homosexual life is not acceptable. My kids have asked me several times if it is ok for  two men or two women to get married and my answer to them has always been and will always be no. It…

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Super sport cliams Ethiopia settle for coach Barreto

by Collins Okinyo 

The Ethiopian Football Federation's (EFF) change of tune continued on Friday when they announced the appointment of Portuguese Mariano Barreto.

It concludes an intriguing few weeks that saw EFF appoint Barreto then revoke his appointment just days later and…

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