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  • 24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukry’s comments, in an interview in
  • 1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Discussions on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile have helped Egypt and Ethiopia overcome the "obstacle of rebuilding confidence," Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam El Moghazi said this week. Moghazi,
  • 19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi will make a visit to Ethiopia before the end of the year, the Ethiopian ambassador to Cairo, Mahmoud Dirir, said this week. Speaking to London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat on September 18th, Dirir said
  • 17 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week called for the largest ever amount of funding for a single crisis, when it appealed to the international community to provide a record $6.5 billion USD to help the 16 million victims of the
  • 19 May 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum, representing dozens of non-governmental groups,
  • 16 May 2011- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey ISTANBUL, Turkey (OOSKAnews Correspondent)-- Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum,
  • 7 Feb 2011- 12:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia Relief agencies in Liberia are rushing to provide water and latrines to thousands of people who have fled political unrest in neighboring Côte d’Ivoire, but may not be able to keep pace if the wave of refugees continues. The United