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China in the middle of Nile mega-dam feud

When news broke on July 19 that the giant reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) was now filled with Blue Nile water, many Ethiopians were elated. “Congratulations to Ethiopia and friends of Ethiopia,” tweeted the country’s Water Minister, Seleshi Bekele, describing the $5 billion dam as a “guardian infrastructure asset for the downstream […]