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  • 21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Negotiations among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project are at an “important crossroads,” Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said last week. He said the dam presented a major challenge for the three countries’
  • 18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Problems between the foreign consultancy firms charged with carrying out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam are to blame for the lack of progress in negotiations on the project, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam project could be reached during talks later this month, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said this week. "I cannot tell whether I am
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QENA, Egypt Five water stations in southern Egypt’s Qena governorate have been shut down as a precautionary measure after a 1.5-kilometer oil spill appeared in the Nile River there, according to official news agency MENA. In a statement released on
  • 14 Dec 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Talks among the irrigation and foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project ended on December 12th without an greement on key technical issues. However, the parties agreed to a new round of
  • 9 Dec 2015- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An Egyptian government official has accused Ethiopia of deliberately stalling negotiations over its controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project. Meghawry Shehata, an adviser to the Egyptian irrigation ministry, told Al-Masry Al-Youm
  • 8 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi this week denied that Egypt would seek international arbitration to resolve the remaining issues related to Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, saying it was "premature" to do so.
  • 7 Dec 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Planned talks between the foreign and water ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project have been postponed until December 11-12th, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zaid said in a statement
  • 4 Dec 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Water and foreign ministers from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are to meet in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on December 6th and 7th to discuss Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam
  • 25 Nov 2015- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is expected to formally ask the Ethiopian government to halt the second phase of construction work on the Grand Renaissance Dam until negotiations with its downstream neighbors on the dam filling are complete, an irrigation and water
  • 23 Nov 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The next round of talks on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project have been tentatively scheduled for November 29-30th in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, according to an informed source in the Egyptian government. The source told
  • 20 Nov 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The next round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project has been postponed until the end of the month, “informed sources” told Egypt’s Al Ahram news outlet. The 10th meeting of the Tripartite National Committee, comprising
  • 19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt Egypt’s three remaining concerns about Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam are the project’s potential effects on Egypt's share of the Nile River's waters; ensuring that the project is not used for political purposes; and
  • 13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Grand Renaissance Dam project will not have any harmful impacts on Egypt, Ethiopia's new Water and Energy Ministry Motuma Mekasa said this week. In an interview with Egypt’s Al Ahram newspaper, Mekasa also reiterated that Ethiopia
  • 9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi this week hailed the latest round of talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project as a success. The 9th meeting of the Tripartite National

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