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  • 4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, this weekend for the 10th round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said
  • 2 Feb 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report JUBA Radio Tamazuj Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hossam Moghazi said his country is seeking to construct a new dam in Bahr el Jebel in Central Equatoria state, saying his government will send a delegation to Juba in the second half of
  • 1 Feb 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan last week received a technical offer from French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia for studies on the impacts of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister
  • 29 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al Sisi will hold talks with his counterparts from Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project during the 26th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa this week. Egypt fears that the $4.2
  • 28 Jan 2016- 09:05 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has pledged to lend US$ 200 million this year, to Egypt to finance drilling wells and building desalination projects in Sinai. Access Development
  • 22 Jan 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopia’s $4.2 billion USD, 6,000-megawatt Grand Renaissance Dam, currently being built on the Blue Nile near the Ethiopian-Sudanese border, will begin generating power very soon, according to an official at the Ethiopia Electric
  • 18 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Results of technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam are expected to be finalized by the end of January, Alaa Yassin, consultant to the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources, said over the weekend. He said the two
  • 15 Jan 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is “worried” about Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project, but does not view it as a “threat,” Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. In an interview carried on satellite channel MBC
  • 12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on January 11th with Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi and Head of the General Intelligence Directorate Khalid Fawzy to discuss various water and
  • 7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Technical delegations from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on January 6th for a new round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Egyptian Irrigation Minster Hossam al Moghazi told
  • 21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Negotiations among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project are at an “important crossroads,” Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said last week. He said the dam presented a major challenge for the three countries’
  • 18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Problems between the foreign consultancy firms charged with carrying out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam are to blame for the lack of progress in negotiations on the project, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam project could be reached during talks later this month, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said this week. "I cannot tell whether I am
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QENA, Egypt Five water stations in southern Egypt’s Qena governorate have been shut down as a precautionary measure after a 1.5-kilometer oil spill appeared in the Nile River there, according to official news agency MENA. In a statement released on
  • 14 Dec 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Talks among the irrigation and foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project ended on December 12th without an greement on key technical issues. However, the parties agreed to a new round of

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