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  • 17 Dec 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A “People’s Delegation” from Ethiopia arrived in Cairo on December 16th for talks with Egyptian government officials, religious leaders, journalists and academics. The visit is aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries, whose
  • 28 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian and South Sudanese water ministers met in Cairo this week to discuss a possible water cooperation agreement between the two countries. South Sudan’s Minister of Water Jemma Nunu Kumba arrived in Egypt on October 25th for a four-day
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has announced a plan to end the drinking water outages that have affected various parts of the country over the past few weeks. “The ministry will first outline the hotspots nationwide where
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Discussions on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile have helped Egypt and Ethiopia overcome the "obstacle of rebuilding confidence," Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam El Moghazi said this week. Moghazi,
  • 23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The first meeting of the Tripartite National Committee tasked with furthering studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project was a “good start and a step forward” in resolving issues related to the dam,
  • 19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi will make a visit to Ethiopia before the end of the year, the Ethiopian ambassador to Cairo, Mahmoud Dirir, said this week. Speaking to London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat on September 18th, Dirir said
  • 8 Sep 2014- 09:48 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Egypt State Information Service Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said that he has received an official invitation from his Ethiopian counterpart Hailemariam Desalegn to visit Addis Ababa and the Renaissance Dam construction
  • 25 Aug 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The latest round of talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project began in the Sudanese capital today, after a nearly nine-month hiatus. Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam El-Moghazi, Ethiopian
  • 14 Aug 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing on August 11th announced plans to build 212 new wastewater treatment plants in 670 rural villages in eight governorates.. “The new plants will be set up on the banks of the Nile River’s Rosetta tributary,
  • 23 Jul 2014- 09:34 by Local Press Report CAIRO Water World The Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW) of Egypt has awarded ACCIONA Agua – in a consortium with the International Consultants for Agency & Trade S.A.E (ICAT) Group – the contract for the operation and
  • 21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian  officials last week announced plans to carry out $100 million USD worth of water projects in the coastal governorate of Matrouh. “Six water projects will be implemented to produce 41,000 cubic meters per day,” said Sherif Faris,
  • 30 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy and his Ethiopian counterpart, Tedros Adhanom, met in Algeria this week to discuss issues surrounding Ethiopia’s plans to construct the controversial, multi-billion-dollar Grand Renaissance Dam on
  • 22 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The United States and the European Union are working to persuade Egypt and Ethiopia to restart talks on Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile, according to Fekahmed Negash, boundary and trans
  • 15 May 2014- 09:48 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt State Information Service Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motaleb met in Cairo on Tuesday 13/5/2014 with a delegation of Russian experts, who are currently visiting Egypt. The meeting tackled ways and means of making use of

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