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Second filling of Ethiopia’s giant dam nearly complete: state-run media

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will be completed within minutes, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Monday.

The $4 billion hydropower dam on the Blue Nile has stoked concerns over water shortages and water safety in Egypt and Sudan, which also depend on the Nile’s waters.

(Reporting by Dawit Endeshaw; Writing by Katharine Houreld; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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