Visit by Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church head to Cairo postponed

Visit by Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church head to Cairo postponed

Ethiopia News Source : (Ahram) June 13, 2013 A planned visit by the head of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Tewahedo Church to Cairo is postponed while officials scrabble for a diplomatic compromise on Ethiopia’s contentious Renaissance Dam project A planned visit by the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church to Cairo has been postponed, Al-Ahram Arabic news website […]

Ethiopia discards Egypt threats over Nile dam

Ethiopia discards Egypt threats over Nile dam

Ethiopia News Source:Aljazeera June 12, 2013 Foreign ministry says it is not intimidated by Egypt’s “psychological warfare” and dam project will proceed. Ethiopia has dismissed Egyptian talk of military action against a giant dam it is building on the Nile as “psychological warfare”. Dina Mufti, Ethiopia’s foreign ministry spokesman, said on Tuesday that his country was “not intimidated by […]

Ethiopia rejects Egyptian protests over Nile dam

Ethiopia rejects Egyptian protests over Nile dam

Construction of Grand Renaissance dam to continue despite Eygptian concerns over impact on water supply and farming Patrick Kingsley in Cairo June 11,2013 (theguardian) Ethiopia has refused to halt work on a controversial giant dam across the river Nile that Egypt fears will severely curb its water supply. The refusal came after the Egyptian president, […]

Allana Says Concerns for Potash Supply Glut Overblown

Allana Says Concerns for Potash Supply Glut Overblown

Ethiopian News By Christopher Donville Source : Bloomburg June 10, 2013, Allana Potash Corp. (AAA), the Canadian developer of a $642 million potash mine in Ethiopia, says predictions of a global oversupply of the crop nutrient are overblown because competing projects are being put on hold. World potash production capacity will rise 38 percent to […]