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  • 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
  • 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 of the Nile Water Permanent Technical
  • 24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian officials this weekend attended the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) meeting for the first time since 2010, when it began boycotting the intergovernmental partnership after five other riparian countries signed a new agreement on
  • 23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzanian Foreign Minister Bernard Membe has called for a review of the 2010 Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement, also know as the Entebbe Accord, in order to accommodate Egypt’s concerns over the deal’s economic and
  • 24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Sudan have agreed on an integrated work program to carry out water projects and joint research aimed at reducing water waste in the upper portion of the Nile River, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel
  • 26 Sep 2011- 21:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Ethiopia appear to be making a major effort to settle a long-running bitter dispute over sharing the waters of the Nile River, but Ethiopia’s autocratic leader, Meles Zenawi, seems determined to press ahead with plans to build a