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  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
  • 28 Mar 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ambassador Jean-Michel Dumond, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Sudan, informed the government of Sudan March 22 that the EU is committed to supporting better access to drinking water in Sudan, with water sector investments
  • 26 Mar 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Ongoing tension among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan around the Grand Ehiopia Renaissance Dam could escalate into conflict with "severe humanitarian consequences," according to a March 2019 report from think tank International
  • 24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International aid organization, CARE, launched its third
  • 11 Feb 2019- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AWEIL, South Sudan The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) hosted a rally in Aweil State last week to reinforce efforts to contain tension over water resources between pastoralists and farmers. Annually, the pastoral Reziaghat population in
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Updated 1 August: The project manager of the contentious Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) project has been found dead in Addis Ababa. Simegnew Bekele's body was found July 26 in a Toyota Land Cruiser, parked near a busy
  • 24 Apr 2018- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, EGYPT The Parliament of Egypt April 21 passed legislation banning cultivation of crops that require high volumes of water, as concerns increase that the upstream Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will negatively impact water flow for agriculture in
  • 22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDE, Netherlands A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation of land and water resources, poverty,
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Protests erupted in the Sudanese cities of Omdurman and Khartoum last weekend in the wake of new water cuts. Police have intervened to break up the demonstrations in the last El Fetehab district of Omdurman. As a result of water shortages
  • 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
  • 24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will sign the contracts for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on September 5th and 6th, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman
  • 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
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The speaker of Ethiopia’s parliament Abadula Gemeda has assured an Egyptian official of Addis Ababa’s positive intentions in negotiations related to the Grand Renaissance Dam. The comments, first reported by state-owned Egyptian media, were
  • 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

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