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  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty on August 20th. Al Sisi also stressed
  • 18 Aug 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty said Egypt faces an “acute water shortage crisis" regardless of Ethiopia’s construction of the contentious Grand Renaissance Dam upstream on the Nile River. In a
  • 16 Aug 2016- 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty and his counterparts from Ethiopia and Sudan, have met with World Bank officials in Washington DC to discuss Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam. The
  • 5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. The Ethiopian News Agency quoted Mekassa
  • 4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia will work to limit the negative impacts of the Grand Renaissance Dam project on downstream Egypt and Sudan, Water Minister Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. “We are ready to reduce any negative effect if proven by studies,” Mekassa
  • 1 Aug 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian officials this week denied recent reports that the country had asked Israel to mediate to resolve issues surrounding Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project. An Israeli magazine, Mida, reported on July 19th that Israeli
  • 27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt There is no conflict between Sudan and Egypt over water from the Nile River, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir said this week. In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Bashir said relations between the two countries were "excellent."
  • 19 Jul 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda Egypt is eager to strengthen its ties with Ethiopia, and to that end will continue providing technical and development assistance to Addis Ababa, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said during talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister
  • 15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will discuss Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project on the sidelines of the African Union Summit in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, this week, according to Sudanese ambassador to Cairo Abdel Mahmoud Abdel
  • 11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will sign the final contracts for impact studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project this week, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty said on July 9th. Abdel Atty said in a
  • 21 Jun 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi has reportedly asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to intervene to resolve the outstanding issues between Cairo and Addis Ababa over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. London-based
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said a “spirit of positivity should prevail over the negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan” on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. During a meeting on June 11th with Irrigation and
  • 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

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