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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
  • 19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation announced on September 17th that Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will sign contracts this week with the technical consultants who will carry out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia's contentious Grand
  • 13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Grand Renaissance Dam project will not have any harmful impacts on Egypt, Ethiopia's new Water and Energy Ministry Motuma Mekasa said this week. In an interview with Egypt’s Al Ahram newspaper, Mekasa also reiterated that Ethiopia
  • 2 Feb 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt does not oppose Ethiopia’s right to promote development by carrying out projects on the Nile River, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi said during a January 29th meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
  • 22 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The United States and the European Union are working to persuade Egypt and Ethiopia to restart talks on Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile, according to Fekahmed Negash, boundary and trans
  • 3 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will be able to implement water and irrigation projects without waiting for foreign aid, according to Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motalib. “The annual budget of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources
  • 20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation on August 12 rolled out a $257 million USD irrigation improvement project. “The project will be implemented in an area of roughly 101,000 hectares of agricultural land in five
  • 15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Extensive flooding in Sudan this week has affected more than 150,000 people and killed dozens, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). More than half of those affected are in areas
  • 28 Jun 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Uganda has started the process of ratifying the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) on Nile River water-sharing. Ugandan Water and Environment Minister Professor Ephraim Kamuntu said on June 24 that by making the agreement law, Uganda
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators
  • 18 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A delegation of Saudi investors has expressed interest in carrying out desalination projects in Egypt’s coastal cities. During a meeting in Cairo last week with Egyptian Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Facilities Abdel Qawi
  • 17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni waded into the worsening row between Ethiopia and Egypt last week, criticizing the Egyptian government for making what he said were "chauvinistic and irrational statements" about Ethiopia’s
  • 4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater last week requested bids from international companies to build the New Cairo Water Treatment Plant. The project, which will be completed in four phases, includes operation
  • Egypt’s Foreign Ministry this week called on Ethiopia to uphold its previous assurances regarding the flow of Nile water to downstream countries.
  • The OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) Fund for International Development (OFID) will finance two irrigation projects in Egypt worth $65 million USD, according to Egyptian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ashraf al Arabi.

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