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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 …

By Tessema Simachew Belay (PhD) @belay_s Addis Abeba, June 29/2020 – Back in February 2020, after Ethiopia refused to sign the US drafted deal that Egypt immediately initialed, apparently unhappy about USA’s attempt to rush an agreement, the GERD negotiations were interrupted for some time. During the interruption, Egypt wrote …

Addis Standard Staffs Addis Abeba, June 26/2020 – South African President and current Chair of the African Union (AU), Cyril Ramaphosa, is hosting a high level virtual meeting this afternoon between the three leaders of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to discuss about the GERD ahead of UNSC open virtual meeting …