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Egypt Minister Slams Turkey for Role in Ethiopia Dam

Egyptian Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Muttalib accused Turkey of offering expertise to Ethiopia over the proposed Nile dam project that will threaten Egypt’s water supply.

Egypt draws the "Your're either with us, or against us" line after Turkey moves to upset the military leaders of Egypt
Egypt draws the “Your’re either with us, or against us” line after Turkey moves to upset the military leaders of Egypt

By World Bulletin,

Egyptian Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Muttalib said Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu had visited Addis Ababa and offered Turkish expertise on Ethiopia’s controversial multi-billion dollar hydroelectric dam project.

“Any side that doesn’t like Egypt could be in the scene,” Abdel-Muttalib said in televised statements late Tuesday.

“The Turkish foreign minister visited Addis Ababa and offered them [Ethiopian officials] Turkish expertise,” he added. Continue reading Egypt Minister Slams Turkey for Role in Ethiopia Dam

Ethiopia: Back to Power Blackout

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Who is fooling who with a disingenuous 250 MW electric power offer?

By ESAT,

The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) has secretly continued to provide power per shifts, sources at told ESAT. For the most part, since mid June 2013 in Addis Abeba, power has been cutting for over three days and even more at times.

The power outage has put banks, airports, internet service providers and small and medium industries in a difficult position. Although officials of EEPCO have alleged the causes of the outages to technical problems, they have tacitly also admitted that the electricity per shift programs were underway because they cannot stratify the growing demands for electricity.  Continue reading Ethiopia: Back to Power Blackout