A photo taken on March 31, 2015, shows the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam under construction near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border. Ethiopia began diverting the Blue Nile in May 2013 to build the 6,000-megawatt dam, which will be Africa's largest when completed. Egypt, heavily reliant for millennia on the Nile for agriculture and drinking water, fears that the dam would decrease its water supply.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will be a boon for Addis Ababa but a burden for Cairo. However, there's little Egypt can do about that....
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