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  1. US Hosts Tripartite GERD Negotiations; Ministers Declare Commitment To Cooperate

    4 Nov 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reaffirmed 6 November a commitment to reach a comprehensive, cooperative, adaptive, sustainable, and mutually beneficial agreement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2019 - 09:16

  2. A Third Of Africans Will Suffer From Water Shortage By 2030

    21 Oct 2019- 10:09 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today More than one-third of the population in Africa will greatly suffer from water shortage by 2030, said Chairperson of the International Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) Felix Reinders. T ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:12

  3. Sisi Will Push For GERD External Mediator

    21 Oct 2019- 07:43 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to press for an external mediator in its ongoing dispute with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) when he meets Ethiopia’s Pri ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:41

  4. Egypt, Ethiopia Leaders Will Meet In Moscow For GERD Discussions

    16 Oct 2019- 06:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has said that he will meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Moscow, Russia, in the next step of stop-start negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Ren ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2019 - 06:24

  5. Egypt Invests $55 Million USD In Water Conservation Plan

    11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:10

  6. UN: Egypt Diplomat Describes "Fundamental" Human Right To Water

    29 Sep 2019- 07:02 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today According to a press release by the Foreign Ministry, in an address before a session of the International Council on Human Rights on Friday, Egypt's Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2019 - 10:34

  7. GERD: Egypt FM Blames Ethiopia Intransigence For Breakdown In Talks

    24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus arti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:30

  8. Egypt Prez Ratifies Loan From Kuwait For 4 Desal Plants In South Sinai

    24 Sep 2019- 05:45 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ratified on Thursday a loan agreement worth KD15 million with the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to establish four desalination plants in South Sin ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:45

  9. 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

  10. GERD: Tripartite Talks To Resume; Dam Is Defended By Israeli Weaponry

    30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 03:29

  11. Egypt Declares Emergency As Nile Flow Hit By Climate Change

    30 Jul 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today Egypt’s annual share of the Nile water decreased by 5 billion cubic meters in 2019, and a state of emergency was announced nationwide, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation stated on Saturday ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 06:51

  12. Infrastructure Investment In Egypt; Desal And Wastewater Treatment

    20 May 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A newly-formed joint venture of Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors has been awarded a $739 Million USD contract to build the Bahr Albaqar wastewater treatment plant in north-west Egypt. Upo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 07:21

  13. Conflicts And Civil Instability Have Long-term Impact On NENA Food Security

    11 May 2019- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt At least 52 million people in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA) suffer from chronic undernourishment amid a spread in conflicts and protracted crises since 2011, according to the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2019 - 09:25

  14. Egypt Resists Buying Water From Private Sector

    7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt The government retracts from buying water from the private sector due to the high prices offered by Arab and international companies. However, the government decided to limit itself to bidding ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2019 - 07:01

  15. Egypt Assigns $740 Million USD Water Treatment Construction Contract

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report CAIRO The Construction Index A 50:50 joint venture of Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors has signed a contract worth US$740m (£570m) for a water treatment plant in Egypt. The plant being built under the engin ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

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