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  • 13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Grand Renaissance Dam project will not have any harmful impacts on Egypt, Ethiopia's new Water and Energy Ministry Motuma Mekasa said this week. In an interview with Egypt’s Al Ahram newspaper, Mekasa also reiterated that Ethiopia
  • 2 Feb 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt does not oppose Ethiopia’s right to promote development by carrying out projects on the Nile River, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi said during a January 29th meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
  • 4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya River basin organizations from around the world pledged to share knowledge and experience on managing shared water resources in order to prevent conflicts over water during the first International Environment Forum for Basin Organizations,
  • 3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Senior officials from the governments of Egypt and Ethiopia held talks in the Ethiopian capital on November 1st as part the fifth Egyptian-Ethiopian Commission meeting. The commission aims to increase cooperation between the two
  • 29 Jul 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt State Information Service Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said that Egypt has approved Ethiopia's request to postpone tripartite talks on the use of the Nile water. The meeting was scheduled to be held in mid August
  • 16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian government said this week that it would be interested in resuming talks with Egypt on the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project, and that neighboring Sudan would be the most appropriate meeting location. “Sudan
  • 17 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian government this week welcomed the decision by Egypt’s new president, Abdel Fattah al Sisi, to restart negotiations on the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile. “Ethiopia strongly welcomes Egypt
  • 22 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The United States and the European Union are working to persuade Egypt and Ethiopia to restart talks on Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile, according to Fekahmed Negash, boundary and trans
  • 4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Government of Ethiopia Ethiopian State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dewano Kedir and the President of Addis Ababa University (AAU), Dr. Admasu Tsegaye, signed on Friday (February 28) a cooperative framework agreement on the promotion of equitable
  • 3 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will be able to implement water and irrigation projects without waiting for foreign aid, according to Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motalib. “The annual budget of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources
  • 23 Jul 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has expressed “concern” over Ethiopia’s failure to respond to an invitation to meet in Cairo to discuss the possible impacts of the Grand Renaissance Dam. “Egypt is deeply concerned over Ethiopia’s failure to
  • 28 Jun 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Uganda has started the process of ratifying the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) on Nile River water-sharing. Ugandan Water and Environment Minister Professor Ephraim Kamuntu said on June 24 that by making the agreement law, Uganda
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators
  • 25 Jun 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Ethiopia have both committed to implementing the recommendations of the tripartite committee assessing Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamil Amr. “We agreed with the
  • 17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni waded into the worsening row between Ethiopia and Egypt last week, criticizing the Egyptian government for making what he said were "chauvinistic and irrational statements" about Ethiopia’s

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