Ethiopia says second filling of Renaissance Dam complete

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Ethiopian engineers have filled the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Africa’s largest and most controversial hydroelectric project, for a second year.

Ethiopians hope the dam will provide electricity and lift them out of poverty.

But Sudan and Egypt, which lie downstream of the dam, are afraid it will lessen their water supplies and want all three countries to agree on a deal.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi has more from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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