Ethiopia says Egypt trying to maintain “colonial era” grip over Nile

FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo

CAIRO (Reuters) – Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to maintain its grip over the waters of the Nile with a proposal it says would imperil a giant hydropower dam under construction on Ethiopia‚Äôs Blue Nile, in a growing diplomatic spat. The comments highlight the difficulties finding a compromise between the two countries over the […]

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