Ethiopia denies forcing through Gibe Dams project

What you need to know:

  • On Tuesday, Human Rights Watch said Lake Turkana, which receives its water from the Omo River, is slowly drying up.

  • Based on publicly available data from the United States Department of Agriculture, the group said, Lake Turkana’s water levels have dropped by approximately 1.5 metres since January 2015.

Ethiopia is denying claims that it forced through its controversial Gibe Dams Project without consulting its neighbour Kenya.


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