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Ethiopia, Kenya negotiating on electric power export deal

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 @ 6:03 am

The government of Kenya has agreed to start importing electricity from Ethiopia at US$0.07 per kilowatt hour at what the Kenyan Ministry of Energy describes as a competitive rate. The deal to import 400 megawatts (MW) was reached between [...]

Ethiopia: UN Committee inquires about Gibe III dam, Sugar project

Sunday, October 30, 2011 @ 8:28 am

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) requested Ethiopia ‘to provide information on measures taken to conduct an independent assessment of the negative effects of the construction’ of the Gibe III dam and the Kuraz [...]

Gibe III dam | Ethiopia’s statement on the UN Committee request

Saturday, September 3, 2011 @ 4:10 am

The Ethiopian government issued a formal response to the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee request that the construction of the Gibe III Dam be halted immediately. It is to be recalled that the Committee made the request in its session held last [...]

Ethiopia refuses to halt GIBE III dam

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 @ 7:12 am

Ethiopia will continue to build Gibe III despite different accusations, CEO of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) told the English weekly Addis Fortune. CEO Meheret Debebe made the remark in response to the call by UNESCO’s World [...]

Text of UN body decision on Gibe III dam project

Saturday, July 23, 2011 @ 6:20 am

World Heritage Committee requested Ethiopia ‘to immediately halt all construction on the GIBE III dam’, which is partly financed by a Chinese loan. The Committee is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and [...]

Anti Gibe III activist opposes Renaissance dam | Ethiopia

Friday, July 8, 2011 @ 4:53 pm

International Rivers said, on its website, today, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam ‘will flood 1,680 square kilometers of forest in northwest Ethiopia.’ It noted further that ‘filling [the dam’s] huge reservoir will [...]
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