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  • 10 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will host the next round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said on September 9th. Moghazi did not give a date for the meeting, which will include
  • 8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt plans to hold urgent consultations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam, after international consultants failed to meet the September 5th deadline for handing over amended technical studies on the project’s impacts,
  • 1 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A consortium consisting of FCC Aqualia subsidiary Aqualia New Europe, Orascom Construction Industries, Veolia, and Egyptian firm I–Cat has won the $2.7 billion USD contract for Cairo’s Abu Rawash wastewater treatment plant, the Egyptian
  • 1 Sep 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Bawaba Suez Canal Area Development Project will depend on desalinated sea water not to pressure the state's network of drinking water, said Egypt's Minister of Irrigation Hossam Moghazi. He added, in a statement on Monday, that a
  • 31 Aug 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report CAIRO Cairo Post Three desalination plants will be constructed by Egypt and Singapore, per a memorandum of understanding signed Sunday and witnessed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Water
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A pipeline burst at a power plant in southern Egypt has spilled diesel over 1.5 kilometers of the Nile River near Assiut. Thirteen drinking water stations in Assiut and Minya were closed shortly after the spill occurred on August 29th,
  • 24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The international consultancies charged with carrying out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam were given a new deadline of September 5th to submit their technical report to experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan. The
  • 21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A planned meeting today involving the irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and representatives of the companies carrying out studies on the Grand Renaissance Dam project has been cancelled, according to local news
  • 19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Per capita freshwater consumption in Egypt decreased by 11.1 percent in during 2013-2014 compared to the previous year, dropping from 116.3 cubic meters to 103.4 cubic meters, according to data released this week by the country’s Central
  • 18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Tripartite National Committee, made up of experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, will meet in Addis Ababa this week to discuss the latest developments with regard to the as-yet undelivered consultants’ report on Ethiopia’s Grand
  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:23 by Local Press Report FAYYOUM Egypt State Information Service Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has earmarked $7.5 million for completing drinking water projects in Fayyoum. This is a part of $17 million that have been earmarked for drinking water projects in many governorates, said
  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:22 by Local Press Report ASWAN Daily News Egypt Dozens of families have been moved from their homes in the Upper Egyptian city of Aswan after sewage piping flooded in an area called Baraka Demas. An operations room with officials from local water, sanitation and electricity
  • 27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached a compromise agreement that paves the way for two international consultancies to move forward with studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation
  • 23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Water and irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan began a new round of talks in the Sudanese capital on July 22nd to resolve issues related to Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam. Also present at the meeting are
  • 20 Jul 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The tripartite technical committee for Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is meeting in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on July 22nd to review proposals from firms bidding to carry out the technical evaluation for the project. The meeting,

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