Being constructed on the Nile River, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will feature the largest roller compacted concrete volume dam in the world at 10.2 Mm3. Its reservoir of 70 km3 will be comparable to those of Bennett (Canada) and Kraskoyarsk (Russia)
President Obama and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn addressed terrorism, human rights and regional security issues, including the crisis in neighboring South Sudan ahead of their meeting with the African Union. USA Today.
PBS NewsHour: After a three-day visit to Kenya, President Obama traveled to Ethiopia on Sunday, with the goals of strengthening trade between Sub-Saharan Africa and the U.S. and fighting terrorism. John Campbell of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss Obama’s visit.