2022 Slated as New Deadline for Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
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.
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam under construction (file photo).
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 »