Ethiopia: History in the Making

[Addis Fortune] The movers and shakers of Ethiopian politics, including Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen and Minister of Water, Irrigation & Energy (MoWIE), Alemayehu Tegenu, take pride in their decision to defy conventional attitudes and initiate Ethiopia's mega hydro-power project, the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), with an installed power generation capacity of 6,000Mw.