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  1. Tripartite GERD Talks Underway In Washington In Effort To Break Impasse

    15 Jan 2020- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met 14 January in Washington DC to discuss continuing differences around timing and technical regulations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 09:59

  2. GERD Talks Show Little Sign Of Progress

    27 Dec 2019- 10:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Mor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  3. Ethiopia Targets Full Water, Sanitation Access

    27 Dec 2019- 07:10 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA New Business Ethiopia The Government of Ethiopia has set an ambitious target to provide full water, sanitation and electricity access to all the citizens by the year 2025, government official said. This ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:10

  4. Washington-brokered GERD Meetings Underway

    30 Nov 2019- 10:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt A second meeting of experts in the series of four tripartite talks brokered by the US government on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will convene in Cairo, Egypt, 2 December. The two-day m ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:25

  5. GERD Technical Negotiations Stumble, More Talks Planned For October

    17 Sep 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Tripartite ministerial negotiations around the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled, according to the Egyptian ministry of irrigation. A 16 September st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2019 - 04:22

  6. Ethiopia Drought: Citizens Plant 350 Million Trees In One Day

    30 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Bloomberg Ethiopians planted 353 million trees in 12 hours, part of a 4 billion tree-planting campaign to fight deforestation and climate change, Minister for Innovation and Technology Getahun Mekuria s ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 11:02

  7. Water Shortage Impacts Power Production In Ethiopia

    22 May 2019- 05:22 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA New Business Ethiopia Following water shortage within the hydrometric dams, the government of Ethiopia is forced to cut electric power supply for five hours every day across the nation for the coming tw ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2019 - 05:22

  8. Ethiopia Corruption Crackdown: Water Officials Among 61 Detained

    19 Apr 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Global Construction Review Ethiopian authorities have arrested 61 government officials on suspicion of embezzlement and “economic sabotage”, according to a statement released on Friday by Berhanu Tsegay ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2019 - 12:11

  9. Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Leaders Commit To GERD Cooperation

    13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 07:39

  10. African Union Urges WASH Implementation In Somalia

    11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA UrduPoint The African Union (AU) has urged its partners in Somalia to engage in quick impact projects to confront issues related to the lack of sanitation and safe water facilities in the eastern Africa ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2019 - 10:37

  11. Ethiopia Completes Gidabo Irrigation Dam

    17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethio.org Gidabo Dam, a 1.66 billion birr irrigation dam project, constructed in Gidabo dam at bordering areas of Oromia Regional State, Gigi Zone, and SNNP region in Sidama Zone, will be inaugurated ne ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2019 - 13:01

  12. Xylem Secures MoU With Ethiopia

    19 Nov 2018- 13:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Electricity (MOWIE) and Xylem Inc have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing Xylem to explore how the company's skills and te ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2018 - 13:53

  13. Ethiopia Appoints New GERD Project Leader To Replace Predecessor Who Died By Gunshot

    7 Oct 2018- 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopia has appointed Kifle Horo as the new project manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) after the shooting death of predecessor Simegnew Bekele earlier this year. Before ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2018 - 07:47

  14. Ethiopia Police Declare GERD Dam Manager’s Death Was Suicide

    11 Sep 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The head of Ethiopia’s Federal Police Commission announced September 7 that the shooting death of Simegnew Bekele, who was found dead in his vehicle in Addis Ababa in July was a suicide.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 10:19

  15. Protests In Addis After GERD Project Manager Shot Dead

    27 Jul 2018- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Updated 1 August: The project manager of the contentious Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) project has been found dead in Addis Ababa. Simegnew Bekele's body was found July 26 in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2018 - 09:13

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