Crisis Looming Between Egypt and Ethiopia over The Grand Dam
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Kenona2 years ago
Please try to correct your words as follows:
1-Ethiopia is not using nile --- Ethiopia is now using its water by building a Dam.
2-The Dam will reduce Egypts share ----- May be right now the wastage by Egypt exceeds 17 billion cubic liters. So pls. don't forget nile is gift of God to all of us. Let us share it fairly.
RT2 years, 1 month ago
The Shatt al-Arab is a river formed by the confluence of the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers. It is divided between Iraq and Iran "EQUALY" 1975 treaty.Iraq’s share of rivers that run through both countries. ABAY/NILE RIVER DOES NOT RUNS BETWEEN EGYPT AND ETHIOPIA AND EGYPT ARE NOT BORDER WITH ETHIOPIA, Abay (Nile River) BELONG TO ETHIOPIA! EVIL EGYPT WANT NILE RIVER 100% WHAT A JOKE, EVIL BASTARD!!!!!
Hamsalu Bodena2 years, 1 month ago
ofcourse the time to use nile now for Ethiopian nation&nationalities.
YES WE CAN2 years, 2 months ago
At least we show them we can do everything. we divert the bluenile. Now ZIP your mouth all of you the Extremests and ASS of ARABS better to be polite than arrogance.
Diriba2 years, 2 months ago
While I was in foreign lands, including CAIRO, no body gave me a DROP of water for free! Now tell me why we should give them our river for FREE, as millions of our citizens starve to death?? In the past we lacked the money and technology. Now we have everything we need to use the river to save our people. I am not a fan of wayyane govt. but Ethiopians must guard their resources like their eyes.
Gosomsa2 years, 2 months ago
This is no longer ethnic issue! Our fathers and grand farthers faught and defeated invaders without asking for freedom and democracy first. We must do the same when our very existence is under threat. Egypt must pay for EVERY drop of our water! Otherwise ETH should prepare contigency plan to divert the river to Wallo and Hararge as necessary and settle this issue for ever.
samuel Ayenew2 years, 2 months ago
we Ethiopian are already start to construct our great dam. no body desides our futurity. we are Ethiopian!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. let me remember them one Proverb "The Barking of dog does not disturb the man on Camel"
Abay Yegna Nawe2 years, 2 months ago
Egypt, Sudan and the Heat (precipitation) divided the water as if the other countries in Africa do not exist. This is an arrogance of biblical proportions. I think Ethiopia should use the Nile not just for hydropower but also for irrigation. Peace to all!!
firstname.lastname@example.org years, 2 months ago
ማኒም ይሁን ማኒም በኢትዮጵያ ሃብትና ንብረት ሊደራደር እና ኣማራጭ ሊሰጥ አይችሊም:: እትዮጵያዉያን በሃብታቸውና በንብረታቸዉ የምጠቀም ምብት አላቸዉና:: የግብጽ አምራሮች ከንቱ እንጉርጉሮ እና የወደቀዉ አጽያዊ ኣስተሳስ እስከ አሁንዋ ሰዓት ዲረስ እነሱም ሆነ እትዮጵያ ሳዪጠቀሙበት ብዙ ሚሊዮን አምታት አሊፈዋል:: አሁን ግን እትይጵያ አባይን የራስዋን ህዝብ ብቻ ሳይሆን የግብጽን ህዝብ ጭምር ለምጥቀም አባይን ትገድባለች እናም የአባቶቻችሁ ሽንፈት እንዳይገጥማችሁ እንቅፋት ሆናቺሁ አቲምጡ :: በጋራ በልተን ጠግበን ብናድር ይሻላል:: ካልሆነ ግን እትዮጵያዉያን ምሆናችንን አትዝንጉ::
email@example.com years, 2 months ago
It's true that, Ethiopia has many rivers and again it's true that Ethiopia can use other rivers to produce Hydroelectric powers. But non of Ethiopian rivers are as big as Nile. Egyptians have to know that Nile is the biggest wealthy of Ethiopians. 83Millions of Ethiopian poor Ethiopian peoples need Nile to eradicate from there Poverty without reducing it's volume.
Kr.Peninsula2 years, 2 months ago
Go *** yourself ass hole! You gonna cry for another 25 years. It does not matter whether u sided with out sworn enemy egypt or eritrea. But mind u, u r working day in day out with anti-Ethiopian forces
Ethio4Ever2 years, 2 months ago
You mean like how Egypt is right now? where political parties are at each other throat and wont be able to get even budget passed let alone start major project like the nile dam. It is wishful thinking that so called political reform that is not well thought out will deliver any meaningful economic or political improvement.
Caltu2 years, 2 months ago
Gutema, I understand your point. Of course the regime can manipulate this every time it is under threat of collapse. But you must see farther andthe other side, the way Arabs argue.Even if some declare independence there must be PERMANENT military treaty between East Aftricans solely to defend the river against intruders. We can't afford to give Egypt chance to divide us on this.
Gutema2 years, 2 months ago
Ethiopia is governed by mafia group pro Eritrea Askari bandas!, until freedom of speech, free media, free election, free economical reforms, free citizens movement within the country, free political reforms, the military generals should be consist of all ethnics proportionally, until these issues resolved building dams is to cover up the real fundamental issues in Ethiopia.
Kebede2 years, 2 months ago
No chance except we build our water dam if u like it or not this is non stoppable construction due to we have the right to use our resource don't think Egyptians using force we are ready if attack our dam to poison the nuclear wast just our border this is defend our sovereign land all of have responsible if the use of force to stop our right we pay our blood for this historical dam
Shalom2 years, 2 months ago
This is a very biased one sided story showing Egypt as a victim. He didn't mention about the unfairness of the 1959 agreement where Ethiopia gets zero share. He gave the credit to Egypt for forming the technical committee while it was Ethiopia's initiative to show solidarity and good faith. CCTV should have a strong editorial caution when reporting such contentious issue.
ሥለኔ2 years, 2 months ago
መቸም አንግሊዞች ግሪዲ ናቸው ይሚል ቃል የመጣ ከንግስት ቢክቶrያ ሃይቅ በመነሳት ነው፥፥ ሁለት አጥፍ ሁኖ ታለ ምነው ታለ ኣይሰጥ ይሉዋል፧:
Ethiopia2 years, 2 months ago
Egyptians must be adviced to use s lot of condoms.
Magarssa2 years, 2 months ago
Britain has the right, the might and the means to tunnel the riverThemes to Cario. We dont oppose!
GB has no right to force us give our life line to other countries. Times have changed and we need the river at least as much as the Egyptians need it. We are ready to die for this cause if necessary.
Qalbessa2 years, 2 months ago
This is the most important reason for Ethiopia to remain terrorially integrated. Any breakway wont win the war and we all lose BIG. Together we beat any problem in our way including this Arab interference in our internal affairs. Their logic is Arabs should live at the expense of lives of millions of black people as they did for centuri. We don't demand theirs, they should leave us alone with ours
peace2 years, 2 months ago
I'm extremely glad that the dam begins to build up...but my conscience tell me that its better to settle the problem with this *** Arabs before spending tooo much money...its not like the government have all the fund right now...any one who judge me first should know the consequences of war first...
chefo2 years, 2 months ago
what a selfish egoist jornalist he say ethiopia has rain. that is not true in ethiopia their is many region without rain forexample harar ,afar etc. we have a shortage of water. egyptian must understand. the only solution is the win win policy. you have for 1000 years use our water that is unaxpteble, that is ilagale act to say you stay hanger and drought and we drink and relax in your water!!!!!
weyguud2 years, 2 months ago
wow....i really can't believe these people..they have meditranean and red sea on both sides of their borders and the money to disalinate and use it. Yet, they still want to use religion to undermine our future....damn. This is really selfish.
Bravo2 years, 2 months ago
What the heck is wrong with you Egyptians? You can't tell us not build a dam on our own river. You're saying let your people suffer from drought while we use your river. Hell no. Stop acting selfish.
ALAZAR2 years, 2 months ago
Now Ethiopian people are smart there is no looking back keep forward in future ,No matter what they say we will bullied millennium Dam. We Ethiopian don’t like war but we are strong nation because god always in our right hand he will protect us no matter what Egypt has
AMNO2 years, 2 months ago
We Ethiopian the most nice people in the world. We are hungry but we feed Egypt they don’t get it, this our resources no matter what they say we can use our resources. The last hundred years Egypt involve our politics, they want us to fight with Eritrean and they support inside rebel, because the war make us not to focus our resource blue Nile revere .Ethiopia contribute almost 90 % Nile water
satenaw2 years, 2 months ago
A barking dog never shouts
jojo2 years, 2 months ago
playing with fire !! be cool people its not easy if war starts .i dont like war !! it is always damage the property and take life .so we must wait ,let them began what ver we win !!!
Ethio4Ever2 years, 2 months ago
How the heck do you use rain fall to make electricity? We only want to use the dam to generate electricity and you Egyptians should perhaps consider family planning. Why is it our problem that you multiple like a rabit??
No thank you we do not need your religious fanatics coming to Ethiopia and telling us we should be content with our poverty.
yared2 years, 2 months ago
Who cares what they say. But they are saying you cant use your bedroom toilet or your car as my brother inlow says.
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