July 26, 2018 / 6:22 PM / 4 months ago

Hundreds march in Ethiopia in protest at death of Nile dam project manager

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Hundreds of people marched in the Ethiopian capital on Thursday to protest at the death of a Nile dam project manager, a Reuters witness said.

Simegnew Bekele, who was found dead with bullet wounds, was the manager of the $4 billion (3.05 billion pounds) Grand Renaissance Dam that is being built along the Nile river.

Reporting by Aaron Maasho; Editing by Alison Williams

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