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 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→