Ethiopia

Sudan might not join GERD negotiations, Monday: sources

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 10:21 GMT

Sudan might not join the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations, Monday, with Egypt and Ethiopia according to unnamed sources told al-Arabiya Saudi website.

Jordan stands by Egypt, Sudan to defend their water rights

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 11:53 GMT

Safadi comments came in his speech at the 154th session of the Council of the League of Arab States at the ministerial level, which was held via the visual communication technology on Wednesday.

In defiance of Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed, Tigray launches regional election

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 08:36 GMT

Ethiopia’s Tigray launched Wednesday its regional election in a gesture of defiance against the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal government.

US halts some aid to Ethiopia over GERD dispute: American official

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The spokesperson revealed in special remarks to the Associated Press that the US suspension reflected the American concern about Ethiopia’s unilateral decision of filling the dam reservoir before reaching a final agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

Sudan calls for referring GERD talks to leaders of disputing countries

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 04:23 GMT

Abbas’ call came a day after the three water ministers reached another stalemate on Friday in the negotiations and failed to reach a unified draft that includes every country’s proposal and reservations regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.

UK Declassified documents reveal Egypt’s goodwill to cooperate with Ethiopia over Nile water 74 years ago

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 03:08 GMT

However, Ethiopia has rejected this proposal, which titled “Lake Tana Project.”

Tripartite negotiations over Ethiopian Renaissance dam reach another stalemate

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 10:08 GMT

The three technical and legal committees of every country did not reach consensus on the points of contention regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.

AU to receive a GERD final agreement soon, Spox

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 05:44 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources spokesperson, Mohamed El Sebaie said Sunday that the Ethiopian GERD negotiations are entering their last phases.

Outrage in Ethiopia after police kill 'at least' NINE protesters, violations against Oromo continue

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 01:49 GMT

The death of protesters has sparked outrage on social media, which despite a government blackout, was able to document violence against peaceful protestors.

GERD talks aim to reach a just, sustainable agreement between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia: official

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 11:28 GMT

Spokesman for the Ministry of Water Resources Mohamed el Sebaei affirmed, Tuesday that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) talks aims to reach a just, sustainable agreement that is in the interest of the three countries [ Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia]

Egypt sticks to “binding agreement” on vexed GERD negotiations

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 10:00 GMT

The Egyptian ministers of Foreign affairs and Irrigation participated Sunday in a tripartite meeting than included Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to resume the negotiations of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Strategic outcomes of PM Madbouly’s visit to Sudan

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 12:55 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly had a fruitful visit Saturday to Sudan accompanied by a ministerial delegation.

Irrigation ministers, FMs of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to hold meeting on Renaissance Dam August 16

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 02:12 GMT

Sudanese sources told Sky News Arabia that the ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan will hold a meeting Sunday on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Ethiopia’s new ambassador to Egypt arrives in Cairo

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 10:18 GMT

The new ambassador was received at the Cairo International Airport by a team of embassy employees.

Egypt's PM arrives in Khartoum

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 10:14 GMT

A session of talks will be held shortly grouping the delegations of the two countries.

Tripartite talks on GERD adjourned for one week

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 10:21 GMT

Egypt participated in the Monday meeting, expressing its readiness to resume talks on the basis of the outcomes of the mini-African summit held on July 21.

Amid Egyptian, Sudanese objection to its unilateral acts, Ethiopia says GERD talks to be resumed Monday

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 07:46 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dina Mufti announced the resumption of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) talks with Egypt and Sudan Monday

Egypt annually loses 10 billion cubic meters of water from irrigation canals, drains: Expert

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Noureldeen added that the government has many ways to reduce losing this amount of water.

Sudan suspends Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations for further internal consultations

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 02:10 GMT

Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas said, Thursday that his country has suspended negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD for further internal consultations.

In Letter to AU, Egypt affirms total rejection to Ethiopia’s unilateral acts on GERD

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 11:09 GMT

The Egyptian letter voiced Egypt’s refusal to an Ethiopian proposal concerning the points of contentions, asking for reaching a fair and comprehensive legally binding agreement between the three countries.

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