Africa Utilities 

Is Ethiopia secretly filling dissentious dam?

Ethiopia has constantly firmly insisted that its enthusiastic energy project on the Nile will not compromise the share of water from Africa’s longest river to its instant neighbours however is the Horn of Africa country bypassing negotiations to start covertly filling the dam? The Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed was just recently quoted as firmly insisting that the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will begin within the approaching rainy season, regardless of objections from Egypt and to some lower degree Sudan. He ensured Ethiopia’s tense neighbours that…

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Energy Government Utilities 

Buhari govt committing ‘electricity terrorism” on tariff hike – HURIWA calls for action

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the Federal Government and the National Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, of committing what it called “electricity terrorism.” HURIWA, a prominent civil rights advocacy group made the remark while urging Nigerians to publicly protest the proposed hike in the electricity tariffs as proposed by NERC to commence on April 1st 2020. It accused NERC of conniving with shylock and corrupt private sector operators in the electricity industry to inflict unquantifiable agony and pains on Nigerians who are at the receiving end…

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