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22 Jun

1.7billion dollars dam may sink the hopes of 20,000

Fishermen on Lake Turkana. The main river feeding the lake, the Omo, is threatened by a new hydropower project supported by the governments of Ethiopia and Kenya.

Lake Turkana could be the scene of a major conflict in the near future, environmentalists are warning.
Ten years ago, then Egyptian foreign minister Boutros Boutros-Ghali said the next major wars in Africa would be over water.

Now water diplomacy is starting to take centre-stage in African and global affairs.

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