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  • 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
  • 7 Jun 2016- 07:46 by Local Press Report CAIRO Desalination & Water Reuse Significant new rural wastewater treatment capacity will be needed if Egypt is to secure its water supply over the next decade, according to a new report, Suitable Technologies for Egypt's Wastewater Treatment Upgrade
  • 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- 07:49 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency More than 14 billion cubic meters of water will be in the Toktogul reservoir by October 2016, deputy head of the National Energy Holding Nurlan Sadykov said yesterday at a meeting of the Committee on Fuel, Energy Complex, Subsoil
  • 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
  • 14 Apr 2016- 08:30 by Local Press Report CAIRO MENA Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said the government will start immediately to develop an integrated strategy to fulfill Egypt's water needs during the coming period. The remarks were made this week during a meeting held with the ministers of
  • 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
  • 8 Apr 2016- 08:51 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Kumtor Gold Two daily runoff ponds (DRP), a water reservoir, a water settling pond and eight ditches have been cleared with the support of Kumtor Gold Company before the start of irrigation works in Jety-Oguz and Ton regions. The total budget of
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Tensions have increased along the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over the past week, with each side restricting border crossings and the Kyrgyz government accusing its neighbor of building up its military presence at
  • 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
  • 18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has requested more details on Ethiopia’s newly announced plans to build another 2,000-megawatt hydropower dam. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told his country's parliament last week that the "the launch of
  • 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

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