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  • 17 Sep 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Tripartite ministerial negotiations around the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled, according to the Egyptian ministry of irrigation. A 16 September statement by the Egyptian Ministry of
  • 13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). At the annual African Union conference hosted
  • 24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government on May 22nd adopted changes to the electricity rationing plan it launched late last month due to drought-induced water shortages that threatened hydropower production. Under the plan announced on April 25th,
  • 16 Mar 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will sign agreements on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam within the next two weeks, according to Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi. Moghazi said in a statement issued March 15th that
  • 14 Mar 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The recent drop in the Nile’s water levels is due to seasonal irrigation water releases, and is not a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, the Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said in a statement on March
  • 22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has finished its review of the draft contract with French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia for studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, and is ready to sign it in the next few days, Minister of Irrigation and
  • 12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on January 11th with Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi and Head of the General Intelligence Directorate Khalid Fawzy to discuss various water and
  • 7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Technical delegations from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on January 6th for a new round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Egyptian Irrigation Minster Hossam al Moghazi told
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 5 Oct 2015- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government has postponed a meeting of the Tripartite National Committee on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam until later this month, at the request of the Ethiopian and Sudanese governments, Egyptian Irrigation and Water
  • 15 Sep 2015- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASWAN, Egypt Egyptian authorities have contained an oil spill on the Nile River in Aswan governorate, according to Mohamed Mostafa, secretary to the Aswan Governor. "Once concerned authorities discovered the oil spill, which came from an unknown
  • 10 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will host the next round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said on September 9th. Moghazi did not give a date for the meeting, which will include

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