Daily Ethiopian news update August 08, 2020 Sudan's another unexpected decision on GERD negotiation, Daily Ethiopian news update August 06, 2020 As of late, the strains among Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile have heightened, especially after Ethiopia declared that it had begun filling the GERD's repository. An activity in opposition to Egypt's command that the dam not be filled without a legitimately authoritative understanding over the impartial designation of the Nile's waters. Egypt has additionally raised its call to the worldwide network to get included. As of now, the United States has taken steps to retain advancement help to Ethiopia if the contention isn't settled and an understanding came to. The disagreement regarding the GERD is a piece of a long-standing fight among Egypt and Sudan the downstream states from one viewpoint, and Ethiopia and the upstream riparians on the other over access to the Nile's waters. Which are viewed as a life saver for many individuals living in Egypt and Sudan. In spite of the serious differences, however, Ethiopia keeps on pushing ahead with the dam, contending that the hydroelectric task will essentially improve jobs in the locale all the more comprehensively.