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  1. 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

  2. "Holy Water" Blamed For Ethiopia Cholera Outbreak

    8 Sep 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report MEKELLE News 24 A cholera outbreak in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has reportedly been blamed on holy water, after at least 10 people died over the past two weeks, while more than 1 200 people have contracted t ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2018 - 11:02

  3. 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

  4. African Nations Are Committed to SDG Implementation

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Xinhuanet News The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) stressed on Monday Africa's commitment to strengthen the momentum in the implementation of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  5. GERD: Egypt And Sudan Foreign Ministers Describe Broad Agreement About Overcoming Differences

    30 May 2018- 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Sudan said this week that there is broad agreement in principle between their countries, and Ethiopia, about ending blockages in talks over the Grand Ethiopian R ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  6. China Grants Ethiopia $250 Million USD For Drinking Water In Tigray

    14 May 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Info Mekelle, Ethiopia China will grant Ethiopia a total of $250 million USD under an agreement signed May 10 by Ethiopian Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Admasu Nebebe, and the Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  7. Sudan "Regrets" Egypt Stance On Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Talks Impasse

    10 May 2018- 06:15 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Sudan Tribune The Sudanese government "regrets" statements attributed to the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry blaming the failure of recent meeting over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2018 - 06:15

  8. Ethiopia Institute Advancing Water Supply Technologies

    7 May 2018- 09:44 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian Press Agency The Director of the Ethiopian Water Technology Institute, Wasihun Alemayehu, has stated, May 4, that in its national growth and transformation plans (GTP I and GTP II), the country ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2018 - 11:09

  9. Egypt Parliament Passes Law Banning Cultivation Of Water-Intensive Crops As Tensions Remain Around Ethiopia's Nile Dam

    24 Apr 2018- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, EGYPT The Parliament of Egypt April 21 passed legislation banning cultivation of crops that require high volumes of water, as concerns increase that the upstream Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will neg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2018 - 09:49

  10. Saudi Crown Prince Calls on Countries to Respect Egypt's Nile Water Rights

    7 Mar 2018- 07:43 by Local Press Report CAIRO, Egypt Al Ahram (the Saudi side) also spoke about the Grand Renaissance Dam Ethiopia is building on the main tributary to the Egypt's River Nile, which Cairo fears could affect its share of Nile water. &q ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2018 - 07:43

  11. EU, UNDP Sign Project Agreement on Cross-border Coordination in Horn of Africa

    28 Feb 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Xinhuanet News The European Union (EU) and the UN Development Program (UNDP) have signed an agreement for an integrated cross-border initiative to address drivers of conflict and instability between Eth ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2018 - 11:27

  12. Egypt Prez: "No Crises" Re: GERD

    31 Jan 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA MENAFN President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said Monday that there are no crises between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), state media reported. He also added th ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2018 - 07:24

  13. Ethiopia to Ease Tensions with Egypt over Nile Dam

    23 Jan 2018- 10:55 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Al Jazeera Ethiopia's Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu has held talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, before heading to Egypt for a four-day state visit. The official is trying to defuse tensio ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2018 - 10:55

  14. Guinea Worm Disease Closer to Eradication

    22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA GA, United States Continued progress in the global campaign to eradicate Guinea worm has been welcomed by Non-Governmental Agencies and other campaign partners. In 2017, there were only 20 villages wit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2018 - 09:29

  15. GERD Has "No Significant Impact on Downstream Countries": Ethiopian Water Minister

    28 Nov 2017- 09:14 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Daily News Egypt In a press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation, and Electricity Minister Sileshi Bekele told reporters on Saturday, that the GERD has no significant impact on downstr ...

    Local Press Report - 11/28/2017 - 09:14

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