Unilateral filling of Ethiopia’s dam threatens power generation, safety of Sudan’s dams – Minister – Reuters


(Reuters) Any unilateral step by Ethiopia to fill its hydro-power project, called the Renaissance Dam, in July would directly threaten Sudan’s national security, Sudanese Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Yasser Abbas said on Saturday.

He said unilateral filling of the reservoir threatened electricity generation from Sudan’s Merowe Dam and Roseires Dam, as well as the safety of the Roseires Dam and of 20 million Sudanese living downstream of the GERD.[…]CONTINUE READING