The Ethiopian project will establish Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam. Photo: AFPThe Ethiopian project will establish Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam. Photo: AFP
The Ethiopian project will establish Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam. Photo: AFP

China’s allies at loggerheads over Ethiopia dam – will Beijing intervene?

  • Ethiopia has begun filling its Blue Nile reservoir against the wishes of Sudan and Egypt, which feared doing so could cause droughts
  • Beijing has investments in all three countries, including in electricity production under the dam project
Topic |   China-Africa relations
The Ethiopian project will establish Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam. Photo: AFPThe Ethiopian project will establish Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam. Photo: AFP
The Ethiopian project will establish Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam. Photo: AFP
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