Ethiopia’s primary minister mentioned negotiations on Tuesday with Egypt and Sudan had paved the way for an settlement above the country’s hydroelectric dam on a single of the Nile River’s tributaries, in a indicator of development in attempts to conclude a decadelong dispute above management of the river’s waters.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed mentioned talks convened by South Africa and the African Union and held above videoconference had resulted in a “major frequent understanding” towards an eventual offer, as he also acknowledged for the very first time that the…