US says it is no longer blocking aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam – manilastandard.net

(manilastandard.net)The United States said Friday it was no longer blocking aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam but voiced hope for a diplomatic solution involving Egypt and Sudan. The administration of former president Donald Trump, a steadfast ally of Egypt’s leader, in September suspended around $272 million to Ethiopia, accusing it of intransigence as US-brokered talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam broke down.[…]CONTINUE READING

US says it is no longer blocking aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam – manilastandard.net

(manilastandard.net)The United States said Friday it was no longer blocking aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam but voiced hope for a diplomatic solution involving Egypt and Sudan.

The administration of former president Donald Trump, a steadfast ally of Egypt’s leader, in September suspended around $272 million to Ethiopia, accusing it of intransigence as US-brokered talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam broke down.[…]CONTINUE READING