Egypt reportedly getting partnership plea over GERD from TPLF

TPLF proposed co-ownership of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam, reports Eritrean News Source

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Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Source : EBC

borkena
May 5, 2020

Eritrean Press (EP) claims to be an Eritrean news source, said on Tuesday that TPLF offered Egypt joint-ownership of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) if Egypt helps restore EPRDF to power.

“TPLF representatives have informed Egyptians that if the old EPRDF returns to power before the GERD dam water filling is completed, they will consider the dam to be jointly owned by Egypt and Ethiopia, a source tells EP,” wrote Eritrean Press.

EP cited an unspecified source to report that Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) agents living abroad had a secret meeting in Mid March in Cairo (seemingly with Egyptian authorities).



According to EP, the Egyptians saw the request from TPLF in a positive light.  “Cairo viewed the new plea by Tigray Peoples’ Liberation Front (TPLF) as a positive step toward putting their hands on one of Africa’s largest infrastructure projects: the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), despite its earlier sharp criticism of it,” EP added.

Cairo has told TPLF representatives that they will clarify their position soon regarding co-ownership and method of operating the dam, and how to fill it with water in times of flood and drought.

The news story is not covered by any other news outlets. However, last week Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed hinted that some forces in Ethiopia are dealing with enemy forces against the interest of Ethiopia.

Yesterday, the central committee of TPLF decided to hold an election in Tigray, just a day before the Ethiopian parliament deliberated on the best option on how to go about the general election based on a recommendation from parliamentary standing committee for legal, justice and democracy affairs.

Appearing on state media, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), on Tuesday, Chairwomen of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said that there is no constitutional basis for the regional authorities in Tigray to conduct their election.

The Federal government of Ethiopia has not yet responded to TPLF, an organization that is running the regional government in Tigray, to the decision that it passed regarding the next election. If it gets to a point where the Ethiopian government has to enforce the law, it might turn out to be a warlike situation – to say the least.  

Borkena reached out to several Ethiopian political enthusiasts to see that they thought of the alleged TPLF move to partner with Egypt. While underscoring the point that there is no substantial evidence from other sources to conclude that TPLF is seeking partnership with Egypt, all the commentators seem to suggest the same thing: TPLF has a history of treason and will not hesitate to do anything to bargain for power.

One commentator who responded to borkena on the anonymous basis said “To be honest with you tplf will do whatever in its capacity to compromise abiy…Remember they’re thinking of going their own ways & Egypt can be an ally in this effort.”



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18 Responses to "Egypt reportedly getting partnership plea over GERD from TPLF"

  1. Worqu Belayenh   May 5, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    Go, go, go…TPLF. I want to see you and your kinds leave Ethiopia for ever, never to come back. You would not be threatened with military action like the Derge era. The road is clear for you to go away.

    Since TPLF has stopped being part of the Federal Government, then the Federal Government should: (a) stop immediately any federal budgetary subsidy to the regional government and its institutions including but not limited to educational institutions, (b) stop flow of foreign exchange to Tigrai and its banks, (c) stop shipment of fuel, (d) suspend telecommunication and electricity services, and (e) remove from all government posts anybody affiliated with TPLF.

    Regions bordering south, west, and east of Tigrai should block all road transportation to/from Tigrai so there would be no product flows. Products manufactured in Tigrai should not be allowed to be marketed in the rest of Ethiopia.

    I may be wishing too much by scribbling the above, but TPLF and its cohorts should realize those are real possibilities if they continue to disrupt Ethiopia and create havoc. Patience has its limits, and TPLF it is leading its region and people down a slippery slope by its blatantly acts of rebellion.

    Ethiopia has had it with vagabonds marauding as ‘liberators’ of this or that ethnic group over the last fifty years. The otherwise failures by any measures in their own lives resorted to gain fame and wealth on the backs of the unsuspecting poor and uneducated people by naming themselves as ‘liberators’ but in reality tried to use the self designation for gabbing power through which to gain fame and personal fortune. No More!

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    • Ayatollah   May 6, 2020 at 10:22 am

      Why would you marginalize the “ the unsuspecting poor and uneducated people“ of Tigray by trying to punish TPLF?
      That’s a simple recipe to take the Ethiopian identity out of those people. Shouldn’t we come up with a better way so that those ordinary people proactively remove TPLF on their own and still work on a unified Ethiopia?

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      • Worqu Belayneh   May 6, 2020 at 2:04 pm

        I have no confidence, like you, to expect the people of Tigrai to rise up and remove TPLF. They are all linked economically and culturally, more than their link to the rest of Ethiopia. In any case, my reference to the ‘unsuspecting poor and uneducated ‘ was not meant to apply exclusively to Tigrai but rather to the entire nation where the otherwise scums of society appointed themselves as ‘liberators’ of this or that ethnic groups took advantage of the the uneducated and poor folks. The scums tried (still try) to liberate themselves economically on the backs of those poor folks.

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  2. Worqu Belayen`   May 5, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Go, go, go…TPLF. I want to see you and your kinds leave Ethiopia for ever, never to come back. You would not be threatened with military action like the Derge era. The road is clear for you to go away.

    Since TPLF has stopped being part of the Federal Government, then the Federal Government should: (a) stop immediately any federal budgetary subsidy to the regional government and its institutions including but not limited to educational institutions, (b) stop flow of foreign exchange to Tigrai and its banks, (c) stop shipment of fuel, (d) suspend telecommunication and electricity services, and (e) remove from all government posts anybody affiliated with TPLF.

    Regions bordering south, west, and east of Tigrai should block all road transportation to/from Tigrai so there would be no product flows. Products manufactured in Tigrai should not be allowed to be marketed in the rest of Ethiopia.

    I may be wishing too much by scribbling the above, but TPLF and its cohorts should realize those are real possibilities if they continue to disrupt Ethiopia and create havoc. Patience has its limits, and TPLF it is leading its region and people down a slippery slope by its blatantly acts of rebellion.

    Ethiopia has had it with vagabonds marauding as ‘liberators’ of this or that ethnic group over the last fifty years. The otherwise failures by any measures in their own lives resorted to gain fame and wealth on the backs of the unsuspecting poor and uneducated people by naming themselves as ‘liberators’ but in reality tried to use the self designation for gabbing power through which to gain fame and personal fortune. No More!

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  3. Alem   May 5, 2020 at 8:35 pm

    In other words, you are telling us Egypt will come in and put Debretsion, Sebhat and Seyoum in Addis? And that Isaias found out the conspiracy? Isaias is the same guy who can not feed his people and needs Ethiopia for his every need?

    This smells a dirty lie@

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    • wedi   May 6, 2020 at 6:08 pm

      Poor boy perhaps you need to have proper education than dedebit defunct useless education. obviously you are one of the loser AGEM BOYS sent to loiter cyber, after all your skills are only to loiter!!! derbay

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  4. Ittu Aba Farda   May 6, 2020 at 12:55 am

    This is a hoax and it should not even be given a space.

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    • wedi   May 6, 2020 at 6:10 pm

      sounds too but TPLF dirty people will do anything to come to power including selling their mothers and sisters, never trust TPLF, one minuet they say something next minute that absolutely deny it, they don’t have nay conviction expect identity crisis.

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  5. rezen   May 6, 2020 at 1:23 am

    Subject: “Egypt reportedly getting partnership plea over GERD from TPLFI”

    Commentary, 5 May 2020
    It is a joke. It must be a joke.
    The Tigrai people in general and Tigrai Leaders in particular are NEVER known for foolishness and stupidity. Yes, Tigrai, for many reasons, had been known for its hardship with negative image in Ethiopia. But Tigrai has NEVER been known to lack shrewdness and wisdom.. And in this case, to deal with Egypt against Ethiopia is a suicidal attempt on the part of Tigrai’s Leadership. It does NOT go with the characteristic of Tigrai’s history.

    True, the Tigrai Leadership is DEEPLY embarrassed and HURT to lose the platform of power that they enjoyed to the extreme, which uncharacteristically arouse the negative personality of pride Yes, power has its cruel side that makes one a victim, hopelessly ‘drunk’ and out of control of ‘sensibility’.

    That was Yesterday. Today, the Tigrai Leadership is emaciated of any power by a single 42-year old Ph D Degree holder, smart, humble, charming, and shewed, new comer. In short, Tigrai’s shrewd politicians are: embarrassed, sad, angry, and uncharacteristically and vividly out of their shrewd and ‘cool’ minds. Indeed, it is mind boggling that Tigrai’s Authorities, of vast experience, would entwined themselves with Egypt to destroy their own Ethiopia!!! Let us remember also that Egypt has absolutely no respect for the BLACK AFRICAN COUNTRY — and countries. For Tigrai to be a pony of Egyptian Arabs manouvwering is the ultimate insult to the dignity of Tigrai and to the entire proud Ethiopian people, in general.

    In conclusion, the Tigrai Leaderships have the responsibility to save the dignity, prosperity and PROUD HISTORY of ETHIOPIA in totality and, in particular, to the Nile bordering African Countries and to the BLACK AFRICAN RACE, as a whole i.e. to the VICTIMS of RACIALISM. THE END.

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  6. Hagos K.   May 6, 2020 at 3:07 am

    I believe that tplf has the power to do every thing in Ethiopia but for those of you evil thinkers from Amhara (Gonder) & Eritrea(pfdj) tplf has no ears to listen to your evil thoughts. we know that you were doing it before to get power by any means as your leader Brhanu Nega Said it.You have got 500,000.00 USD from egypt to dismantel Ethiopia before 4 years.

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  7. Godelias   May 6, 2020 at 6:07 am

    I have read several unproven articles in my life but this is the best of em all. EP is just one guy who is the permanent enemy of TPLF how dare you publish this and claim your selves as legal press of the country.

    What a shame !

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  8. Melese A.   May 6, 2020 at 8:12 am

    Fake and fabricated news. EPRDF is already dissolved.

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  9. Ayatollah   May 6, 2020 at 10:21 am

    Why would you marginalize the “ the unsuspecting poor and uneducated people“ of Tigray by trying to punish TPLF?
    That’s a simple recipe to take the Ethiopian identity out of those people. Shouldn’t we come up with a better way so that those ordinary people proactively remove TPLF on their own and still work on a unified Ethiopia?

    Reply
  10. Andy Mengistu Hailemariam   May 6, 2020 at 1:43 pm

    TPLF and EPLF parasites are both once again lurking around sniffing to make money. The mercinary terrorists EPLF and TPLF both like money too much they are getting ready to go back to their old ways of animalistic money minded thinking. Currently both EPLF and TPLF are like fish out of water gasping for air .TPLF lost power and Isayas EPLF got sanction lifted . Both EPLF and TPLF will do Egypt a favor , if it brings them money .

    Remember TPLF sold Eritrea to Shabiya. The main concern now is , would Egypt sink that low and pay money to TPLF and EPLF for destroying GERD? If so is Ethiopia prepared to defend GERD ? Eritrea EPLF would help TPLF attack GERD for money . Then TPLF and EPLF might fight each other once again over dividing the money Egypt pays them.

    Remember TPLF stole urgrnt food aid sent to the 1984 famine starvation victims and sold it in Sudan while millions of Tigraians died due to starvation.

    trackingterrorism.org/group/eritrean-peoples-liberation-front-eplf

    dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1255160/Ethiopian-Band-Aid-money-used-rebels-fight-government-buying-food.html

    trackingterrorism.org › …
    Web results
    Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) | Terrorist Groups | TRAC

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  11. Kidane   May 6, 2020 at 7:12 pm

    This TPLF and Egypt posting is garbage. I believe it originated from the joint Arab dog Abiy and thuggish Isaias media puppets. Shame on Awate.com to allow to post this baseless posting. It was Abiy Ahmed who was passing Ethiopian gov’t’s secret to: G-7, Isaias, OLf and to Egypt thru thuggish Isaias. It is Abiy who is ready to sell Ethiopia for his own benefit. The TPLF is a virtuous party. The TPLF is the conscience of the Ethiopian people. Yes, the TPLF will probably hold election in Tigray unless it concern is addressed.

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  12. Civilian   May 7, 2020 at 2:14 am

    You might say TPLF is a party whose left with petty theivs and power mongers. But we all know their last bunker is the Tigray people. That’s why they’re administering them in a good way like never before. So to think that they’d sabotage a project enaugurated by Meles, their icon would get them in trouble with their own people let alone Ethiopians. Plus, this news is from Eritrean sources. Who would believe Eritrean media? We all know all of them working at home are pawns of EPLF

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  13. Anteneh   May 7, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Ayatolah,

    Unless the true Ethiopian Tigrians distance themselves from TPLF many more things will happen. It is true to the core that most Tigrians are sympathetic to TPLF rubbish which is bad.

    The TPLF old hyenas should be serving their prison terms by now but will happen for sure.

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    • Ayatolah   May 7, 2020 at 10:56 am

      The ordinary Tigrayans will probably not isolate themselves from TPLF anytime soon as long as they are blindly labeled as evil by the rest of Ethiopia. A smart politician would make the people turn against TPLF somehow. Abiy surely failed to do that.

      Reply

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