The construction project, which was launched in April 2011 and expected to be completed by 2017, has been delayed by four years due to a design change, GERD Project Manager Eng. Kifle Horo has said.
Ethiopia Says GERD Needs 4 Years to Be Completed
ENA, 13 December 2018
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), being built along River Nile, will be completed in 2022, GERD Project Manager Eng. Kifle Horo said. Read more »
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam under construction (file photo).
Journalists Visit the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
African Union, 7 November 2018
The African Union Commission took journalists from across the continent on a tour of the largest hydropower project in Africa, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) today. Read more »
Kifle Horo, former head of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, has been named the new chief engineer of the project, replacing the position held by the deceased Simegnew Bekele. Read more »
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 ... Read more »
Chief engineer and project manager of the Grand Renaissance Dam Simegnew Bekele was found shot dead in Addis Ababa. Read more »
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