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What does Egypt have to gain from building a dam in Tanzania?

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for completing the construction of the Julius Nyerere dam in Tanzania, while the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations faltered.
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CAIRO — Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly said in a press statement Sept. 4 that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi tasked the government to complete the construction of the Julius Nyerere dam and hydropower station in Tanzania to "the highest quality."

Madbouly noted that Sisi demanded that the dam's construction is of the highest quality in order to reflect the ability of the Egyptian contracting sector to implement huge projects.

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