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Dam Crisis: U.S. Freezes US$130mn in Aid to Ethiopia

The United States announced the freezing of $130 million worth of aid to Ethiopia. The measure is to pressure the country as part of the negotiations for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The Trump administration, which has so far acted as a mediator in this tripartite dispute, wants to pressure …

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Resume Talks on Disputed Dam

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have resumed negotiations on the filling and operation of a controversial dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Blue Nile. The online meeting on Monday between the three Nile basin countries is the second of a new round of talks brokered by the African Union …

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