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  • 16 Mar 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will sign agreements on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam within the next two weeks, according to Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi. Moghazi said in a statement issued March 15th that
  • 14 Mar 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The recent drop in the Nile’s water levels is due to seasonal irrigation water releases, and is not a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, the Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said in a statement on March
  • 22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has finished its review of the draft contract with French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia for studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, and is ready to sign it in the next few days, Minister of Irrigation and
  • 19 Feb 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The initial results of studies assessing the downstream impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam are not binding for Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Water Minister Motuma Mekasa said this week. He told Turkey’s Anadolu Agency on Februay
  • 10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on February 10th to look over the technical offers submitted by French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia to carry out studies on the
  • 8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptians should be prepared for “water scarcity” as a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Mahmoud Raslan, head of Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater. “There is a scarcity of water due to the
  • 5 Feb 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Congolese Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo said this week that the Democratic Republic of the Congo will support fellow Nile Basin country Egypt's stance on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. "We have declared our
  • 4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, this weekend for the 10th round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said
  • 1 Feb 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan last week received a technical offer from French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia for studies on the impacts of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister
  • 29 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al Sisi will hold talks with his counterparts from Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project during the 26th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa this week. Egypt fears that the $4.2
  • 22 Jan 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopia’s $4.2 billion USD, 6,000-megawatt Grand Renaissance Dam, currently being built on the Blue Nile near the Ethiopian-Sudanese border, will begin generating power very soon, according to an official at the Ethiopia Electric
  • 18 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Results of technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam are expected to be finalized by the end of January, Alaa Yassin, consultant to the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources, said over the weekend. He said the two
  • 15 Jan 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is “worried” about Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project, but does not view it as a “threat,” Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. In an interview carried on satellite channel MBC
  • 12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on January 11th with Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi and Head of the General Intelligence Directorate Khalid Fawzy to discuss various water and
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A pipeline burst at a power plant in southern Egypt has spilled diesel over 1.5 kilometers of the Nile River near Assiut. Thirteen drinking water stations in Assiut and Minya were closed shortly after the spill occurred on August 29th,

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