Sudan, Egypt won’t be harmed by GERD, re-empharsizes Abiy

Water is flowing to Sudan and Egypt as usual while generating power to the Ethiopian people who do not want to starve and thirst the people of Sudan and Egypt, Prime Minister Abiy said today. The prime minister made the remarks at the inaugural ceremony of the partial commencing of power generation of the Grand…

Excitement as Africa’s largest dam starts power generation

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Blue Nile in Ethiopia, has for the first time, on Sunday started producing hydroelectricity, according to Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed. The giant hydropower dam, when completed will become Africa’s largest hydroelectric power generator and the world’s seventh-largest dam. In a tweet on Sunday, Dr Abiy described the…

Tanzania President Suluhu, leading opposition leader meet

President Samia Suluhu of Tanzania has finally met with the opposition leader Tundu Lissu for the first time since he went to exile. Lissu, who is Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) party vice-chair, held a discussion with President Samia in Brussel, Belgium, on Wednesday. According to a statement from the State House, Dar es…

Uganda elected to the Peace and Security Council of African Union

On February 3, 2022, the Republic of Uganda was elected as a member of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union at its 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council that was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on February 2 and 3. Uganda obtained 34 votes in the third round of voting, in…