US President Donald Trump and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin meet Sudan’s foreign minister, Asma Mohamed Abdalla (left), Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry (second from left) and Ethiopian foreign minister Gedu Andargachew in the White House, Nov. 6, 2019 (photo via White House/Shealah Craighead) Africa, New in Lobbying, Regional conflicts Ethiopia hires US lobby firm amid rising tensions over Nile dam by Staff on July 17, 2020 Staff Author More in Africa: Liberian opposition launches US lobbying campaign against President Weah September 16, 2021 Ethiopia hires Mercury amid US pressure over Tigray September 3, 2021 Islamist party supporters’ US lobbying against ‘coup’ sparks firestorm in Tunisia August 6, 2021 Ethiopia has hired a US lobbying firm amid rising tensions with its neighbors and the Donald Trump administration over a massive dam on the Nile river. The Ethiopian Embassy in Washington sigForeign Lobby Report provides comprehensive coverage of the latest foreign lobbying news—who’s hired whom, and why—that you won’t get anywhere else. Purchase this article for $5.00 or subscribe for unlimited access. Already a subscriber? Sign in here.