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.
East African, 10 September 2018
East African countries that were banking on Ethiopia for cheap electricity could be forced back to the drawing board given the uncertainties on the future of the Grand Ethiopian… Read more »
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam or GERD.
Ethiopia: 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 »
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 »
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 »