Legislation

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  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to modern irrigation systems, treating
  • 24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukry’s comments, in an interview in
  • 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
  • 15 Oct 2018- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told leaders of states participating in the inaugural Cairo Water Week (CWW) October 14 that water issues should not be politicized. “President Sisi stressed that Egypt strongly believes in cross-border
  • 1 May 2018- 09:06 by OOSKAnews Info CAIRO The Egyptian Meteorological Authority has said it is the only government body authorised to make predictions about the country’s weather, and is preparing a draft law to ban unauthorised forecasts (The Guardian) Weather reports have occasionally become
  • 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
  • 15 Mar 2018- 08:06 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Local authorities in Cairo launched on Wednesday an initiative to rationalize city residents’ water usage, claiming that inhabitants use too much water in the form of unnecessary spraying of streets and washing cars with excessive
  • 2 Mar 2018- 12:56 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online A south Cairo court sentenced in absentia on Tuesday Egyptian pop singer Sherine Abdel-Wahab to six months in prison for "offending Egypt" over statements she made in August 2016 about the existence of the Bilharzia parasite in
  • 5 Feb 2018- 07:54 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Azer News The Kyrgyz government plans to lay on a drinking water supply system in 653 villages, which requires about $ 432 mln, Deputy Prime Minister, Daiyr Kenekeev said at a meeting of the parliamentary faction Respublika Ata Jurt. Concerning the
  • 3 Feb 2018- 08:58 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Water shortages in southern Iraq are believed to be behind an increasing rate of aridity and severe desertification that according to lawmakers has reached some 70 per cent in some southern and central provinces of Iraq. While Turkey takes
  • 31 Oct 2017- 13:31 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Trend President of Kyrgyztsan Almazbek Atambaev signed the Law "On ratification of the credit agreement between the Kyrgyz Republic and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the project "Rehabilitation of the Water Supply
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe
  • 2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Sudan is preparing to construct a power transmission line, which will have the capacity to transmit 3,000MW, from the Grand Renaissance Dam (GRD) to link Ethiopia and Sudan electricity networks according to the Sudan Tribune. The newspaper
  • 21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on September 20th, signed the long-awaited technical studies contracts for Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam. At a ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan, the countries formally confirmed that French
  • 16 Aug 2016- 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty and his counterparts from Ethiopia and Sudan, have met with World Bank officials in Washington DC to discuss Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam. The

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