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By Dejen Yemane Messele @MesseleDejen & Yohannes Eneyew Ayalew @yeayalew “All sovereign states are equal…inequality of power does not affect this equality; a dwarf is as much a man as a giant; a small republic is no less a sovereign state than the most powerful kingdom.”Emer de Vattel, 1758                                     Addis …

By Girma Gadisa Tufa @GirmaGadisa2 Setting the Context Addis Abeba, September 16/2020 – It has been almost a decade since Ethiopia has launched the construction of the GERD in 2011. The project is fully funded by Ethiopians and it is considered as a flagship of transformation for the economy of …

By Mahemud Tekuya (@MTekuya) Addis Abeba, August 10/2020 – Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt still unable to solve their dispute over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The dispute is directly linked to colonial-era Nile treaties. During the scramble for Africa, controlling the source of the …