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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Developing ties between Egypt and Ethiopia cannot come at the expense of other Nile Basin states, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. Moghazi, who briefed President Abdel Fattah al Sisi over the
  • 24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Sudan have agreed on an integrated work program to carry out water projects and joint research aimed at reducing water waste in the upper portion of the Nile River, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel
  • 31 Jan 2013- 07:37 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA AlertNet Ethiopia is gearing up to export large amounts of clean power across East Africa in the coming years, starting with neighbouring countries Djibouti and Sudan. But the ambitious plans have ignited controversy on several fronts. Ethiopia
  • Egypt’s newly elected president, Mohamed Morsi, will discuss a Nile water-sharing agreement with Ethiopian officials during his trip to Ethiopia next week, according to government sources.
  • 7 Feb 2011- 12:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The African Union (AU) Summit listed Egypt’s water management and river transport projects among seven key priority infrastructure projects on the African continent. The summit, an assembly of heads of state of the AU, endorsed key
  • 30 Aug 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt I srael in mid-August offered to mediate in the current conflict among Nile Basin countries over the distribution of the Nile River's waters, according to high-level Egyptian sources. The offer, which came through the Israeli