The Nile is Egypt's lifeblood – the country takes more than 90 percent of its water from the river. But could the new giant dam in Ethiopia put Egypt's water supply at risk?
Egypt has long worried that Ethiopia's planned Grand Renaissance Dam will cut its share of the Nile River. Both countries tried to put fears of a water war to rest at a bilateral meeting in Cairo.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet musicians rapping about rubbish in Ghana, kids catapulting 'seedballs' to regenerate Kenya's forests and designers bringing new life to old car tires in Nigeria.
The chief engineer of Ethiopia's most ambitious project was shot dead in Addis Ababa. The project had raised tensions with Ethiopia's neighbors, who have feared that their access to the Nile River would be disrupted.
One person has been killed and scores more injured in a grenade explosion at a rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister. The blast, in the capital, Addis Ababa, caused panic among the tens of thousands of supporters.
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