No Cheap Power Yet As Ethiopian Dam Project Hits Snag
Although Ethiopia has marketed the dam as the most successful homegrown infrastructure project in the region, largely because it is being funded from local resources, a critical assessment by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has lifted the lid on the challenges facing the project and cast doubt over its completion, writes Njiraini Muchira for The East African.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam or GERD.
Electric Power Gets New Boss
Addis Fortune, 26 August 2018
Ethiopian Electric Power, the state power generator, is welcoming Abraham Belay (PhD) as its new CEO. He replaces Azeb Asnake, the founding CEO. Read more »
The Last Farewell of Engineer Simegnew Bekele
Ethiopian Herald, 6 August 2018
People from all walks of life and across the nation had expressed their sadness pertaining to the sudden death of Engineer Simegnew Bekele, the Grand Renaissance Dam Manager. A… Read more »
Chief engineer and project manager of the Grand Renaissance Dam Simegnew Bekele was found shot dead in Addis Ababa. Read more »
The construction of Ethiopia's Grand Rennaissance Dam is approaching its final stages."We proposed to establish a scientific team derived from three countries and they look deep ... Read more »
The nine hour round included three way closed door meetings attended by the ministers of water and irrigation from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. Read more »
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