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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3 Nov 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Cairo will host the next meeting of the Tripartite National Committee, which is charged with looking into the downstream impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi
  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates Investing in renewable-energy technology presents the most affordable option for African countries to increase the amount of water available to meet rising demand due to expanding economic growth, rising population and
  • 23 Oct 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in Cairo next week in an attempt to revive stalled talks over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said
  • 22 Oct 2015- 09:19 by Local Press Report CAIRO Cairo Post Egypt’s first solar-powered underground water pumping station was inaugurated today by Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazy. Located in remote Toshka, the new station will use sunlight to pump water from Lake Nasser to
  • 12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hossam Moghazi traveled to Khartoum over the weekend for talks with Sudanese officials on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Al Ahram’s Arabic news website quoted “informed sources”

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