The GERD dam (Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam), a source of tension between Addis Ababa and Cairo.
The GERD dam (Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam), a source of tension between Addis Ababa and Cairo. © Yirga Mengistu/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom/MaxPPP
Cairo and Addis Ababa, engaged in a bitter diplomatic squabble over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), are each seeking to win over as many countries as possible in the Nile Basin. South Sudan is currently the centre of their attention. [...] (303 words)
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