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    Ethiopia pursues controversial dam project

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    Ethiopia's government has embarked on a massive dam-building project, which it hopes will generate alternative sources of power and also help to turn the country's economy around.

    But the idea is not without controversy, and critics have said the endeavour will be an environmental disaster.

    Nazanine Moshiri reports from the Gibe III dam site in Oromia, in western Ethiopia.