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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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