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  • 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”
  • 17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session of the Nile Water Permanent Technical
  • 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
  • 8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt plans to hold urgent consultations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam, after international consultants failed to meet the September 5th deadline for handing over amended technical studies on the project’s impacts,
  • 18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Tripartite National Committee, made up of experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, will meet in Addis Ababa this week to discuss the latest developments with regard to the as-yet undelivered consultants’ report on Ethiopia’s Grand
  • 27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached a compromise agreement that paves the way for two international consultancies to move forward with studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation
  • 23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Water and irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan began a new round of talks in the Sudanese capital on July 22nd to resolve issues related to Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam. Also present at the meeting are
  • 20 Jul 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The tripartite technical committee for Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is meeting in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on July 22nd to review proposals from firms bidding to carry out the technical evaluation for the project. The meeting,
  • 6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will resume talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project in Khartoum in mid-July, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hossam Moghazi said over the weekend. He told
  • 23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on June 22nd received reports on two studies of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. The studies by France’s BRL and Netherlands-based Deltares “showcase an updated review of the
  • 12 Jun 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan this week agreed to form a trilateral “Supreme Council” on economic and political issues. The presidents of the three countries-- Abdel-Fattah al Sisi, Omar al Bashir and Hailemariam Desalegn-- decided to
  • 12 May 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ethiopia has “the absolute right” to use its water resources-- including Nile River water-- as long as it does not harm other “concerned parties,” Sudanese Water Resources and Electricity Minister Mutaz Mussa said last week. Mussa, who
  • 2 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Ethiopia will finally announce the consultant who will carry out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam next week. Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi will travel to Addis Ababa next week for meetings
  • 26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt This week’s signing of a declaration of principles on Nile cooperation does not mean Egypt’s has approved any of the specifications for Ethiopia's $4.2 billion USD Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Ahmed Bahaa Eddin, the head
  • 24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir and Ethiopian Prime Minister Halemariam Desalegn on March 23rd signed a “declaration of principles” for cooperation on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project on

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