Kenya says African Union capable of resolving Nile dam dispute

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia.

Photo credit: Eduardo Soteras | AFP

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  • Kenya warned against “inflammatory remarks” but said the UN must allow the continental bloc to continue seeking for a long term solution.

Kenya on Thursday rallied for the African Union (AU) to continue leading discussions on Nile dam operations in Ethiopia, even as Egypt warned the mega hydro power project was “an existential threat”.


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