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  • 6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The meeting of Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese officials to sign an agreement for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, scheduled to take place in Khartoum this week, has been postponed until further notice, Waleed
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The irrigation and water resources ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, next week to sign agreements with consultants to carry out studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Egyptian
  • 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."
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 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
  • 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
  • 27 May 2016- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project has become a "reality," and "no matter what happens, things will not change," the country’s communications minister, Getachew Reda, said this week. Speaking with
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on February 10th to look over the technical offers submitted by French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia to carry out studies on the
  • 8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptians should be prepared for “water scarcity” as a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Mahmoud Raslan, head of Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater. “There is a scarcity of water due to the

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