Oduu Haaraya

The Nile that Unites Should Not Divide

By Owei Lakemfa

Sudan, on Tuesday, refused to sign an agreement that will enable Ethiopia to start filling the waters of its $4.6 billion Renaissance Dam from July. But Ethiopia had made it known over the years that such objection would not stop its completion of the dam, which began in 2011.

Egypt had threatened military action against Ethiopia if it continued with the dam construction. Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, who won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, said that his country was ready for military action over the dam. For more

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