South Sudan agrees with Egypt on necessity for reaching legal binding agreement on GERD operation, filling

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 01:58 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir discussed in Juba on Saturday the developments of negotiations on GERD.

Ethiopia to start generating power from GERD in June 2021 despite Egypt, Sudan’s rejection

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 11:17 GMT

“In June 2021, the dam will start its first round of power generation,” he said during an online lecture at the University College London (UCL).

Sudan's PM says Ethiopian Dam directly affects his country

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 10:29 GMT

Hamdok asserted that it must not be operated until an agreement is reached.

African Union appoints 3 envoys to resolve crisis in Ethiopia

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 03:27 GMT

These efforts come especially after thousands of Ethiopians and Eritreans fled to the Sudanese borders, and Eritrea entered the conflict after Asmara Airport was hit by two missiles.

Sudan decides not to participate in this round of Renaissance Dam talks

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 05:08 GMT

The method used in the negotiation during the past rounds has proven to be useless, the statement said.

Aid agencies scramble to respond as Ethiopians flee to Sudan

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 01:37 GMT

Aid agencies are racing to scale up the humanitarian response in remote areas of eastern Sudan, where more than 30,000 people fleeing the fighting have arrived in under two weeks.

Report: Growing fears of civil war as Ethiopia’s violence extends outside Tigray

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 12:55 GMT

The violence that has erupted, in a bid by the Ethiopian government to control Tigray region, has aroused fears of a civil war as escalation between both sides heightened.

Nobel body urges peace in Ethiopia where laureate engaged in conflict

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 12:42 GMT

Hundreds have died, thousands have fled to Sudan, and there have been accusations of atrocities since Abiy launched a military offensive two weeks ago.

Ethiopia's federal government freezes bank accounts of 34 Tigray establishments

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 12:24 GMT

The federal government of Ethiopia froze the bank accounts of 34 Tigray establishments Tuesday.

Collision with Tigray started since Abiy Ahmed took office, disintegration awaits Ethiopia: researcher

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Sudanese Researcher Salah Khalil published an analysis of the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia through the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS).

Ethiopians including soldiers flee escalating conflict to Sudan

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 01:57 GMT

Several Ethiopians, including army soldiers, fled the escalating conflict in the restive Tigray region to neighbouring Sudan on Monday, Sudanese state media and residents said.

Sudanese PM Hamdok affirms Khartoum’s stance regarding reaching fair agreement on GERD

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 11:03 GMT

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok affirmed during a meeting, Monday Khartoum’s stance on reaching a fair agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), to all three countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia under the supervision of the African Union.

Ethiopia sends army into opposition Tigray region

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 11:20 GMT

Ethiopia said on Wednesday it had begun military operations in the Tigray region, after the prime minister accused the local government of attacking federal troops.

Technical, legal experts of Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia hold 3-day meetings on Renaissance Dam

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 11:22 GMT

The meeting's outcomes will be reported to the ministers of the three states as they will convene on November 5.

Irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan discuss negotiation mechanism to resume talks

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 09:40 GMT

Sunday's meeting is the outcome of another that took place on October 27.

Tripartite talks on GERD between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resumes Sunday

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 09:15 GMT

During this one-week round, the three countries would discuss a clear and detailed agenda and a tight timetable for the path of negotiation, according to a statement by the Sudanese Ministry of Eater Resources.

Egypt urges abiding by AU resolutions on reaching binding deal on GERD

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The Egyptian ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation emphasized the need to reach a binding legal agreement on the filling and operation of Ethiopia's Renaissance dam as per resolutions adopted during the relevant meetings of the African Union Bureau.

Chairman of Sudanese Sovereignty Council visits Egypt in parallel to talks on GERD

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 09:49 GMT

Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan Abdel Fatah al-Burhan pays Egypt a state visit on Tuesday.

Renaissance Dam talks to resume Tuesday, Sudan refuses old 'dead-end' negotiating approach

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 11:15 GMT

New negotiations round on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will resume on Tuesday with the participation of all three countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia according to President of South Africa and African Union, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa.

Egypt: Ethiopia responsible for failure of GERD talks

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 10:54 GMT

“We are trying to reach an agreement. We are interested in providing electricity to all Ethiopian people and offer utmost cooperation,” he said.