Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to resume talks on the Nile Dam Project from Tuesday, October 27, after a gap of seven weeks. This was announced by African Union chairman Cyril Ramaphosa.
“The resumption of the trilateral negotiations on the GERD … is a reaffirmation of the confidence that the parties have in an African-led negotiations process,” Ramaphosa, who is South Africa’s president, said in a statement.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD or formerly known as the Millennium Dam and sometimes referred to as Hidase Dam is a gravity dam on the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia under construction since 2011. The dam is in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia, about 15 km (9 mi) east of the border with Sudan.
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