Eman El-Sherbiny

Freelance open-source investigative journalist

Ethiopia’s dam: a lifeline or a show of power?

Post Published: January 17, 2020

Ethiopia’s dam: a lifeline or a show of power?Two of the world’s and Africa’s oldest kingdoms have long unwittingly vied for dominance and influence on the motherland. And though cultural and economic ties seem to have brought Egypt and Ethiopia together on some level, the two power players are at odds regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). But could it be a show of muscles at a time international businesses are rushing to invest in Africa? Or, is it a conflict over limited water and energy resources? […]

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