Ethiopia

African "Nile for Peace" Initiative calls for postponing 2nd filling of GERD

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 10:45 GMT

The foundation's call came on Sunday at press conference held by Maat in the presence of a number of African NGOs and a host of water, peace and security experts in Africa.

Maat organizes conference on ‘Nile for Peace Initiative’

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 09:11 GMT

"We encourage development in Ethiopia as long as it is not detrimental to the peoples of Egypt and Sudan"

Egypt sends UNSC its official objection to 2nd filling of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 08:23 GMT

A complete file on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been submitted to the UNSC to be a reference for the international community on this issue and to document Egypt’s constructive and responsible positions taken over a decade of negotiations, Hafez said.

Emergency Arab FMs meeting on Ethiopia dam on Tuesday

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The meeting will be held on the fringe of the Arab foreign ministers' consultative meeting in Doha on Tuesday.

Egypt keen to resume GRED talks, rejects Ethiopia’s unilateral action

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 - 11:33 GMT

Egypt and Sudan asked for forming an international quartet led by the Democratic Republic of Congo that currently chairs the AU, United States, the European Union, and the United Nations.

Egypt’s FM to UN Secretary-General: Cairo rejects Addis Ababa’s unilateral acts regarding GERD issue

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 04:35 GMT

Shoukry called upon the United Nations and the UN Security Council to contribute to pushing Ethiopia to seriously engage in negotiations to reach the desired agreement, the statement said.

Egypt, Sudan voice deep concern over GERD 2nd filling possible risks

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 09:20 GMT

Foreign and irrigation ministers of Egypt and Sudan voiced deep concern over the possible risk of Ethiopia's unilateral filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching a binding legal agreement

Egyptian ministers head to Sudan to confer over Ethiopian dam issue

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 08:26 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry and Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty headed Wednesday to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.

Egypt's population to rise about 75 million by 2050: Water Minister

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 06:55 GMT

"Any action that would be taken without reaching a just and binding legal agreement and without coordination with the downstream countries is a rejected unilateral act," Abdel-Atti said.

Moroccan, Sudanese FMs mull developments in Ethiopian dam talks

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 10:40 GMT

The meeting tackled the latest developments regarding the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations that failed to reach a binding agreement to fill and operate the dam.

Ethiopian PM purportedly says 'no one can form gov't for 10 years' in leaked audio

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 02:39 GMT

An audio of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed surfaced on social media purporting that he tells his part he “would rather die than hand over power” to other politicians and activists, although Ahmed’s office said on Tuesday that the audio is “fake.”

Cairo University allocated LE 500 million to develop technological infrastructure

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 01:48 GMT

Cairo University announced, in a statement on Tuesday, that it has started a while ago to develop the technological infrastructure in its colleges, allocating L.E. 500 million for this purpose.

Sudanese army denies engaging in clashes near Bashenda border area

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 11:01 GMT

The Sudanese Military forces denied, Wednesday engaging in any clashes in Bashenda border area, it was added that the “armed forces are operating normally without facing any hostilities.”

BREAKING: Military clash by heavy weapons between Sudanese, Ethiopian armies

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 02:21 GMT

The Sudanese and Ethiopian armies engaged Wednesday in military clash using heavy weapons in Bashenda border area.

U.S. imposes visa restriction on Ethiopian officials involved in Tigray crisis

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 03:33 GMT

The United states announced imposing visa restriction for Ethiopian government officials and members of security forces or any other individuals responsible for, or complicit in, undermining resolution of the crisis in Tigray.

Egyptian minister highlights facts on Ethiopian Dam's floodgates, turbines

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 10:13 GMT

The minister added that Egypt heading to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is not ruled out.

Egypt’s Min. of Water explains 3 scenarios for GERD 2nd filling impact on Egypt, Sudan

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 01:04 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of water and irrigation Mohamed Abd El Atty explained that Ethiopia’s second filling for The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) expected in July will affect Egypt and Sudan by all means

Egyptian president, Sudanese interim chief of state discuss economic cooperation, crises with Ethiopia

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 12:04 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Sunday Chairman of the Sudanese Sovereign Council Abdel Fatah al-Burhan in Paris, where they will both attend two conferences on Sudan and Africa.

'Ethiopian dam crisis worrisome but have confidence in your political leadership': president to Egyptians

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Egyptian president also pointed out that negotiations mandate exercising patience.

Egypt's FM, irrigation minister present to U.S. Special Envoy for Horn of Africa negotiation pathway on Ethiopian dam over past decade

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 08:06 GMT

Both parties also held consultations over ways to make the ongoing efforts succeed in reaching a legal binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Ethiopian dam.

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