Egypt’s Ambassador to South Africa Issa Sharriff says he is optimistic that an amicable agreement will be reached next week regarding the Grand Renaissance Dam in the Nile River.
South Africa will be taking the reins of the African Union (AU) from next month with a clear mandate of ending conflict on the continent and bringing collective prosperity to its people.
A meeting in Washington DC between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over Ethiopia’s construction of a dam on the Nile River has ended without a comprehensive agreement.
Energy experts warn that load shedding could get more severe and Eskom has reiterated that the system is constrained and has urged customers to reduce their electricity use.
Ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed to reconvene in Washington later this month to finalize an agreement on a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile.