Ethiopia

A full agreement on GERD is close if drought issue is resolved, MWI

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 07:50 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Mohamed El-Sebaei said Saturday that 95 percent of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be completed if the “drought” part during either filling or operating the dam is resolved.

Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrest

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 06:20 GMT

Those who participate “in the destruction of the nation cannot be considered guardians of the nation,'' Abiy Ahmed said.

OPINION: After the African mini-summit: New Challenges for Egyptian’s Diplomacy

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 02:28 GMT

This international position would have represented an important legal and diplomatic constraint on Ethiopia.

Substantial differences found between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD: Irrigation Ministry

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 11:40 GMT

Substantial differences between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia were found during reviewing the three countries stances regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks

Egyptian, Jordanian FMs probe Palestinian cause, GERD issue

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:01 GMT

In a phone call, they discussed the Israeli unilateral measures intended for annexing parts of the occupied Palestinian territories to consider coordinating cooperation on various regional developments

Who’s the Ethiopian in Biden’s potential administration

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 07:24 GMT

The American Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has selected the Ethiopian-American Yohannes Abraham to be part of his post-election transition team.

Egypt facilitated GERD negotiations, UN Security Council to take its time to negotiate: Shoukry

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 06:28 GMT

There are great Egyptian attempts to facilitate benefiting from this huge project to achieve development.

Unrest hits Ethiopia after singer-activist murder, protests erupt

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Reasons behind Hachalu Hundessa's death are reportedly being investigated by local police authorities.

Federation of Egyptian Banks denies funding GERD bonds

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 05:52 GMT

The Federation of Egyptian Banks denied on Tuesday reports alleging that Egyptian banks partake in funding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egyptian FM's full statement before UNSC on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Since Ethiopia unilaterally commenced the construction of this dam, our negotiations have included numerous trilateral and bilateral summit meetings between the leaders of our three countries, Shourky says.

Egypt’s FM: Ethiopia’s GERD endangers lives of 150M Egyptian, Sudanese citizens

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt referred this issue to the UN to avoid any escalation that could be caused by unilateral actions, said Sameh Shoukry at the UNSC meeting on the GERD.

90% of GERD disputed issues solved: Head of AU Commission

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 12:26 GMT

The newly-formed legal and technical committee will submit its report on the disputed issues to President Ramaphosa within a week from the issuance of the communique.

Despite AU meeting's outcomes, Ethiopia to start filling GERD reservoir in next 2 weeks

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:00 GMT

"Ethiopia is scheduled to begin filling the GERD within the next two weeks, during which the remaining construction work will continue. It is in this period, the three countries have agreed to reach a final agreement on few binding matters," ِEthoipia sai

Final agreement on GERD to be reached within 2 to 3 weeks: Ethiopia

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 11:46 GMT

The African Union and the three countries agreed to form the technical and legal committee tasked to reach an agreement in two weeks

Ethiopian PM deems discussion on GERD with AU, Egypt, Sudan 'fruitful'

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:30 GMT

The African Union has said an agreement has been reached between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to resolve the outstanding problems regarding GERD via dialogue.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia opt for consensus on GERD via dialogue, unilateral actions excluded

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The three countries agreed to resolve the outstanding problems regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) via dialogue.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to form legal committee, resume GERD talks

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 11:43 GMT

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed, Thursday on forming an African Union-sponsored committee grouping legal and technical experts from the three countries to draft a final binding deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

African Union holds urgent meeting on GERD

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The urgent meeting was announced few hours after a phone call conducted between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his South African counterpart.

Sisi to Ramaphosa: Egypt rejects Ethiopia's unilateral steps regarding Renaissance Dam

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The two leaders tackled Egypt's request to the UN Security Council to intervene in the issue of the dam to reach a fair and balanced agreement that takes into account the interests of all parties.

Assuming ownership: A psychological look into Ethiopia's stand on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 07:19 GMT

A set of questions are revolving around the stance adopted by Ethiopia.

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