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  1. Egyptian Minister Denies Reports That Ethiopia Is Filling Grand Renaissance Dam Reservoir

    25 Sep 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s newly reappointed Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam al Moghazi this week denied reports that the reservoir of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is already being filled with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2015 - 10:24

  2. Grand Renaissance Dam Construction Is 47 Percent Complete

    21 Sep 2015- 08:14 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Forty-seven percent of the Renaissance Dam has been completed, according to Ethiopian project director, Simegnew Bekele. "Work on the dam is ongoing and non-stop," he added. At the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2015 - 08:14

  3. Sudan, Egypt Reaffirm Commitment to 1959 Nile Treaty

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 17:55

  4. Egypt Mulls Options to Keep Dam Talks Alive After Consultant Quits

    16 Sep 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is looking at alternatives to revive talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam after one of the consultants charged with completing studies on the project’s impacts quit last week, Egypt’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2015 - 10:48

  5. Deltares Pulls Out of Grand Renaissance Dam Studies

    11 Sep 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt One of the two consultancies tasked with carrying out technical studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam has withdrawn from the project, Egyptian daily Al Ahram reported on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2015 - 09:59

  6. Egypt to Host Next Round of Grand Renaissance Dam Talks

    10 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will host the next round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said on September 9th. Moghazi did not give a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/10/2015 - 10:02

  7. Irrigation Minister Moghazi Put in Charge of Egypt's Agriculture Ministry in Wake of Corruption Scandal

    9 Sep 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hossam Moghazi was appointed on September 7th to serve as acting Agriculture Minister, after former minister Salah Helal was arrested on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2015 - 11:03

  8. Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to Hold Urgent Consultations on Grand Renaissance Dam Studies

    8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt plans to hold urgent consultations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam, after international consultants failed to meet the September 5th deadline for handing over amended ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2015 - 10:17

  9. Ethiopia's Gibe III Dam Has Devastating Impact on Remote Tribes

    4 Sep 2015- 09:51 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA The Guardian A controversial World Bank-funded scheme to dam a major Ethiopian river and import up to 500,000 people to work in what is planned to be one of the world’s largest sugar plantations has led ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2015 - 09:51

  10. 4.5 Million Ethiopians Need Food Assistance Due to Drought

    25 Aug 2015- 09:07 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA New Business Ethiopia The number of Ethiopians who require food assistance has increased to 4.5 million from 2.9 million because of the delay of rain, and aid agencies have appealed for $230 million to ...

    Local Press Report - 08/25/2015 - 09:07

  11. Grand Renaissance Dam Consultants Given New Deadline for Technical Study

    24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The international consultancies charged with carrying out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam were given a new deadline of September 5th to submit their technical report to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2015 - 10:06

  12. Tripartite Committee Meeting Starts; Ministers’ Meeting Cancelled

    21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A planned meeting today involving the irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and representatives of the companies carrying out studies on the Grand Renaissance Dam project has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2015 - 10:15

  13. Egypt’s Per Capita Water Consumption Down 11 Percent

    19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Per capita freshwater consumption in Egypt decreased by 11.1 percent in during 2013-2014 compared to the previous year, dropping from 116.3 cubic meters to 103.4 cubic meters, according to data ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 10:05

  14. Ethiopia Launches Two Climate-Resilient Strategies

    18 Aug 2015- 08:46 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Addis Fortune Ethiopia has launched two climate resilient strategies for Agriculture, Forest & Environment, and Water & energy that will be implemented up to the year 2030. With the help of the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2015 - 08:46

  15. Tripartite National Committee on Grand Renaissance Dam to Meet This Week

    18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Tripartite National Committee, made up of experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, will meet in Addis Ababa this week to discuss the latest developments with regard to the as-yet undelivered ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2015 - 10:06

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