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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia will work to limit the negative impacts of the Grand Renaissance Dam project on downstream Egypt and Sudan, Water Minister Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. “We are ready to reduce any negative effect if proven by studies,” Mekassa
  • 1 Aug 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian officials this week denied recent reports that the country had asked Israel to mediate to resolve issues surrounding Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project. An Israeli magazine, Mida, reported on July 19th that Israeli
  • 27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt There is no conflict between Sudan and Egypt over water from the Nile River, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir said this week. In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Bashir said relations between the two countries were "excellent."
  • 19 Jul 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda Egypt is eager to strengthen its ties with Ethiopia, and to that end will continue providing technical and development assistance to Addis Ababa, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said during talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister

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