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Egypt’s Russian-made satellite to monitor construction of Ethiopia’s Blue Nile dam

30 Apr

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

Some Russian web pages, Tass amongst them, reported that on April 17, 2014 Soyuz-U rocket was launched with Egyptian satellite as its payload.
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Egyptian officials & experts differ on impact of Ethiopia’s dam on the Nile River

30 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

While Egyptian officials say Ethiopia’s diversion of Blue Nile will not impact country’s access to Nile water, some local experts disagree, describing potential effect on Egypt as ‘hugely negative’

Reactions on the part of Egyptian government officials, diplomats and experts varied regarding Ethiopia’s decision to divert the course of the Blue Nile – one of the Nile River’s two major tributaries – as part of its Renaissance Dam project.
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