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Vol 55 No 4

Published 21st February 2014


'Torpedo the dam'

Egypt is protesting to the United Nations Security Council and the International Criminal Court about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. It will also boycott a meeting in Khartoum with Ethiopia and Sudan on the US$4.2 billion project (AC Vol 54 No 22, A dam for all). Meetings between the three Nile countries in November, December, and January ended in deadlock. A confidential report by an International Panel of Experts (IPE), including specialists from each country and others, was presented last May and the three have been trying to reach agreement behind closed doors ever since.

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