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  • 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
  • 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."
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said a “spirit of positivity should prevail over the negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan” on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. During a meeting on June 11th with Irrigation and
  • 9 Jun 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Ministry Spokesman Walid Haqeeq has denied recent media reports claiming that technical contracts for Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project would be signed in a matter of days. He also denied
  • 31 May 2016- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian officials said this week that Ethiopian Communications Minister Getachew Reda has reaffirmed his country's commitmen to ensuring that the Grand Renaissance Dam project does not harm Egypt’s share of Nile water. Reda also said
  • 27 May 2016- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project has become a "reality," and "no matter what happens, things will not change," the country’s communications minister, Getachew Reda, said this week. Speaking with
  • 9 May 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Tripartite National Committee, comprising experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, met in Addis Ababa last week to discuss the technical studies to be carried out on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project. The studies,
  • 20 Apr 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty arrived in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on April 19th on his first official visit since his appointment. He will hold talks with his Sudanese counterpart, Moataz
  • 12 Apr 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is aiming for “full cooperation” with other Nile Basin countries, and is seeking solutions to resolve issues related to Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to the country’s new minister of water resources and
  • 21 Mar 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Sudanese counterpart, Ibrahim Ghandour, in Khartoum over the weekend to discuss trilateral cooperation between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia with regard to Ethiopia's Grand

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