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Ethiopia expects controversial Renaissance Dam to begin generating electricity in August

Ethiopia says two turbines of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) are expected to generate power next August as it goes ahead with its...

Egyptian FM, UN chief discuss Ethiopia’s disputed Nile dam

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres discussed the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during a phone conversation...

Desert locust invasion destroys massive cropland in Ethiopia – UN

Around 365,015 hectares of cropland have been destroyed by a desert locust invasion, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has...

Ethiopia considers access to Nile waters non-negotiable sovereignty issue – Envoy

Ethiopia considers access to the Nile waters and transparency on any future development of the river to be sovereignty issues that are non-negotiable, Ethiopian...

Dam down, water supplies failing in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray

Clean water supplies are running short in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region where a conflict has left infrastructure damaged and looted, equipment stolen and a...

Sudan worried over Ethiopia’s plan to go ahead with filling of Nile dam

Sudan has expressed concern over Ethiopia’s announcement of it’s intention to carry on with the second phase of filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

Sudan expresses ‘reservation’ on tripartite meeting on controversial dam

Sudan says it has “reservations” over participation in the Tripartite Ministerial meeting involving Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on filling and operation of the Great...

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan hold talks on Nile Dam

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan held a virtual meeting over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue. The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this in...

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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

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