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12 May 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
Integrated water resource management, deployment of modern water reuse technology and information sharing are embedded in new Egypt-Netherlands protocol.
26 Apr 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
Africa Union efforts to conclude agreement inconclusive; water conservation projects in Egypt fall short of meeting needs.
11 Feb 2022 KIGALI, Rwanda
Testing of Muvumba River water at several points throughout 2020 reveals significant deterioration in river water quality. Chemical fertilisers and pesticides, the encroachment of buffer zones along riverbanks, and inappropriate management of wetlands are all factors.
16 Jan 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
Irrigation canal refurbishment, water quality improvements, wastewater management and construction of desalination plants all part of 20 year plan. Nile River shortages anticipated
6 Jan 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
GCC minister acknowledges Egypt's pivotal role in regional stability; emphasizes need for legally binding agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan
15 Nov 2021 ASWAN, Egypt
Particularly violent hail and thunderstorm seduces scorpions from Nile River near Aswan.
21 Sep 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Security Council stresses need for Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt to continue talks with African Union in order to agree water sharing of Nile River.
6 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Egypt and Sudan have renewed their calls for a new negotiating mechanism mediated by four international parties to help resolve the long-running dispute with Ethiopia over the GERD (Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam) project.It comes as the US plans to review the freeze of $272 Million USD in aid to Ethiopia imposed by the Trump administration in response to its GERD actions...
16 Feb 2021 CAIRO
Egypt is fining farmers for wasting water as Ethiopia approaches the second phase of the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), built on one of the main tributaries of the Nile River, which Cairo fears will affect its share of water. On Jan. 28, the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, stressed the importance of finding successful ways to switch from flood irrigation to modern irrigation systems...
12 Jan 2021 KHARTOUM, Sudan
The latest round of tripartite (Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan) talks around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have broken down, following a long-standing diplomatic pattern.Background: The GERD Saga (90 news articles)Negotiations were scheduled to commence 10 January to agree upon filling and operation of the reservoir behind the dam, but “failed to reach an acceptable agreement to resume negotiations” according to Sudan state media...
20 Sep 2020 ASWAN
A granite inscription tells us that for seven years during the reign of the ancient Egyptian king Djoser, the Nile failed to go through its annual flooding cycle, causing a devastating drought and famine. The hieroglyphs on Nile’s Sehel Island near Aswan in southern Egypt are more than 4,000 years old, but worries about the natural rhythm of the Nile, which provides 90% of Egypt’s fresh water, are of no less importance today...
16 Sep 2020 Niamey, Niger
Severe flooding in recent weeks has affected more than 750,000 people in Africa’s Sahel region. Nations and communities, already challenged by conflict, population displacement, water insecurity, climate change impacts, conflict and COVID-19 face an unprecedented confluence of challenges. Sudan, Niger, South Sudan and Nigeria are worst hit so far, with further rains anticipated across the region...