Gibe Dam III is a dam and hydroelectric power plant currently under construction in Ethiopia, on the Omo river. When completed, the dam will be the highest in Africa, climbing 243m and with a reservoir capacity of 14 km. The Gibe III Dam would join onto the Gibe I and Gibe II. The associated power
Africa’s population is exploding. By the United Nations’ estimate, the continent will see its current population of 1.2 billion double by the year 2050. That’s an expected growth of 42 million people — basically a brand-new Argentina — every year. A number of important infrastructure projects are underway to make room for all those people, including