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Sahle-work’s counterpunch!

Delivering her a speech in Amharic at the 74th session of the United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA), the first Ethiopian president do so in UNGA, Sahle-Work Zewdie reflected Ethiopia’s stance with regards to the Egyptian President’s earlier speech dwelling on the longstanding tripartite negotiations over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which is being constructed on the Nile River, the longest river in the world.

GERD politics: back to square one?

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the ambitious project which Ethiopia kicked off almost eight years ago, is once again raising tensions between Ethiopia and Egypt.

Ethiopia says Egypt’s proposal an affront to its sovereignty 

The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of Ethiopia, Nebiat Getachew said that the proposal tabled by Egypt regarding the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which Ethiopia is constructing over the Nile River, stands in stark contrast to Ethiopia’s national interest and puts country’s sovereignty under question. Ethiopia has been constructing the 6,000MW Dam over the Nile River since 2011.

E-ZEMA to reach out to Ethiopian Diaspora in 70 countries

Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice Party (E-ZEMA), a party which was established months ago, is working to build its political network in 70 countries across the globe where Ethiopians live to reach out to the politically active diaspora community, The Reporter has learnt.

Ethiopia on its toes: A year of political upheaval

Two days ago, Ethiopians bid farewell to another year (according to Ethiopian calendar). It was not an easy year to say the least. The past one year,by most accounts, was full of political drama (with far reaching consequences) and gut-wrenching human tragedy.

Planned Ethiopian Orthodox demonstration called off

The nationwide demonstration called by several bodies under the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church last week, to protest attacks on various churches and religious establishments in recent months, has been postponed to later date in November on the condition that various government bodies did not live up to the promises they have made to ensure peace and security, a statement released today said.

Egypt voices concern over prolonged GERD talks

Pushing towards growth and development, the Government of Ethiopia said that it will continue to maintain its position on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), despite Egypt’s unwavering attempts to pressure Ethiopia particularly on the length of time allotted to fill the dam, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (MoFA) told The Reporter.