This April 2, 2013, file photo, shows construction work on a dam, in the Asosa Region of Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Elias Asmare, File)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Ethiopia has ousted state-run Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC) from a $4 billion dam project on the River Nile due to numerous delays in completing the project.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said at the weekend that the government had cancelled the contract of METEC, which is run by Ethiopia's military, and would award it to another company.The government has touted the 6,000-megawatt dam project, which is 60 percent finished, as a symbol of its economic reforms.The government had previously said the dam would be completed within two years, but recently Abiy said it may face a lengthy delay.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE