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  • 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- 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
  • 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
  • 14 Mar 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The recent drop in the Nile’s water levels is due to seasonal irrigation water releases, and is not a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, the Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said in a statement on March
  • 3 Mar 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent The collapse of cisterns near the Nubian village of Ballana in Aswan has caused sewage water to flood farmlands and cemeteries. Authorities cut off water from pipes close to the cisterns until the problem can be fixed. Food Security
  • 24 Feb 2016- 09:08 by Local Press Report PORT SAID MENAFN Singaporean company Hyflux, Mitsubishi Matoto, and Toyota Tsusho began conducting feasibility studies for the establishment of power plants and water desalination stations in East Port Said after having signed memoranda of understanding
  • 23 Feb 2016- 10:19 by Local Press Report TANTA Egypt Independent Drinking water supplies were cut in 100 villages in Gharbiya on Monday, forcing residents to resort to groundwater and buying jerrycans of fresh water. The cuts were blamed on poor maintenance procedures at water pumping stations.
  • 22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has finished its review of the draft contract with French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia for studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, and is ready to sign it in the next few days, Minister of Irrigation and
  • 19 Feb 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The initial results of studies assessing the downstream impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam are not binding for Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Water Minister Motuma Mekasa said this week. He told Turkey’s Anadolu Agency on Februay
  • 18 Feb 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent Dozens of houses in the Al-Karour area in Aswan have been flooded by wastewater after a main pipe burst for the second time in a month, causing water and power cuts in the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Innovation, Infrastructure
  • 15 Feb 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUNICH, Germany Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will hold ministerial-level talks on Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam project and Nile water-sharing on the sidelines of the Africa 2016 investment forum, which is being held in the Egyptian Red Sea

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