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  • 28 Mar 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ambassador Jean-Michel Dumond, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Sudan, informed the government of Sudan March 22 that the EU is committed to supporting better access to drinking water in Sudan, with water sector investments
  • 7 May 2018- 05:10 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Sudan News Agency The Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Mu'taz Musa has stressed Sudan's keenness on the joint Arab cooperation and coordination, especially in the areas of water in order to enhance Arab water security
  • 6 Apr 2018- 08:03 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Al Arabiya A new round of talks held in Khartoum to ease Egypt’s concerns over a controversial dam that Ethiopia is building along the Nile have failed, a Sudanese minister said Friday. Access Climate Ecosystems Food Security Scarcity Social Issues
  • 23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report KHARTOUMM Sudan Tribune Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, Wednesday dismissed statements by his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour about Egypt’s use of Sudan quota of the Nile river water saying they only relieved the southern neighbour of unused
  • 3 Aug 2017- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Three-way technical negotiations among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam continue. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Sudan 2nd August for a delayed official visit amid persisting tensions over
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Relief Web In a meeting with an ad hoc parliamentary committee in Khartoum on Thursday, the former Minister of Urban Planning confirmed that 62 out of every 1,000 children in the country die from the consequences of drinking water “unfit for human
  • 20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan At least 19 people have died and dozens more have been sickened in outbreaks of water-borne disease in Sudan’s Blue Nile, Kassala, Nahar al-Nil, and Sinnar states, according to Health Minister Bahar Idris Abu Garda. There have been 632
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Protests erupted in the Sudanese cities of Omdurman and Khartoum last weekend in the wake of new water cuts. Police have intervened to break up the demonstrations in the last El Fetehab district of Omdurman. As a result of water shortages
  • 6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The meeting of Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese officials to sign an agreement for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, scheduled to take place in Khartoum this week, has been postponed until further notice, Waleed
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The irrigation and water resources ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, next week to sign agreements with consultants to carry out studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Egyptian
  • 29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan In the latest of a round of mutually conciliatory statements, Ibrahim Ghandour, Foreign Minister of Sudan, has said differences that existed among Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam have been settled.
  • 24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will sign the contracts for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on September 5th and 6th, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty on August 20th. Al Sisi also stressed
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The speaker of Ethiopia’s parliament Abadula Gemeda has assured an Egyptian official of Addis Ababa’s positive intentions in negotiations related to the Grand Renaissance Dam. The comments, first reported by state-owned Egyptian media, were
  • 5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. The Ethiopian News Agency quoted Mekassa

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