7 May 2013 - 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Eritrean government’s recent statements of support for Egypt’s right to Nile River waters, based on a British colonial treaty have raised tensions with neighboring Ethiopia, Ethiopian governmen
8 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The $5 billion USD Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project will deprive Egypt of 174 billion cubic meters of Nile water, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Bahaaeddine said on March
28 Feb 2013 - 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Saudi government this week criticized Ethiopian plans to construct the controversial $5 billion USD Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile, saying it threatens Egypt and Sudan’s share of the river’s
18 Feb 2013 - 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government is urgently pursuing innovative ways to raise funds to finance construction of its controversial mega dam on the Blue Nile.
23 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt has ruled out the possibility of taking military action against Ethiopia over the Millennium Dam project on the Nile River, according to Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Bah
17 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Uganda, ENTEBBE — The Nile Basin Initiative on October 15 launched its first-ever State of the River Nile Basin Report at Lake Victoria in Kampala, Uganda.
17 Sep 2012 - 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Sudanese President Omer Al-Bashir, despite demands from the International Criminal Court for his arrest for war crimes, traveled to Cairo on September 16 to meet with Egyptian President Mohammed Mo
20 Aug 2012 - 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Kenyan environmental group Friends of Lake Turkana last week called on the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China to not provide a promised $500 million USD loan to Ethiopia for the $1.7 billion U
27 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi last week approved a $95 million USD loan from the Export-Import Bank of China to finance drilling of 30 wells in the Akaki area, southeast of the capital, Add
25 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government is under pressure from international human rights organizations to halt its campaign of forced evictions from the Lower Omo Valley, where it is building a dam for irrigatio
18 Jul 2011 - 13:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Geneva, switzerland — Millions of East Africans are facing devastating food shortages this year in what is shaping up to be the worst drought in decades.