Renaissance Dam

Sudan’s irrigation minister ‘deeply concerned’ over 2nd GERD filling plans without agreement

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 03:58 GMT

Sudan’s Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas on Thursday has expressed “deep concern” over Ethiopia’s announcement of plans to implement the second filling of the massive Renaissance Dam, SUNA reported.

Egypt's intelligence chief discuses GERD with top Sudanese officials

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 07:59 GMT

Egypt’s Intelligence Chief Abbas Kamel visited Khartoum Monday where he discussed GERD, wide-scale cooperation and regional developments with top Sudanese officials.

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 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.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resume talks on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 10:19 GMT

The meeting is being held via video conference, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez on his Twitter account.

Sources: Egypt’s FM Shoukry will not take part in GERD Tuesday's meeting

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 02:12 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will not talk part in Tuesday's meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) according to Sources told Egyptian Youm7 newspaper.

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’s Sisi discuss GERD developments with South African counterpart

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 09:17 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi discussed the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) developments with South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa during phone call, Wednesday.

Ethiopian PM on GERD: No intention to harm Egypt and Sudan

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 10:53 GMT

Abiy Ahmed’s comments came four days after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s speech at the UNGA.

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.

Egypt still prioritizing GERD talks, aiming to protect country’s water interests, rights: FM Shoukry

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 10:58 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that the country is still prioritizing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations along with preserving Egypt's water interests and protecting it.

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

Parliament Speaker tells state's Al Ahram why Egyptians should cast ballots in Senate race

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:40 GMT

“First of all, I call on all Egyptians to be keen on exercising their constitutional right to choose their representatives in the second parliamentary chamber,” Abdel Aal told Alaa Thabet, Al Ahram’s editor-in-chief.

Sisi’s remarks on GERD indicate expectations of reaching fair deal with Ethiopia, Sudan: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Sisi said Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks resumed; Sudan demands one-week delay for further consultations

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 05:55 GMT

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations resumed, Monday as part of the African Union-sponsored talks, with the participation of Water and irrigation Minsters of the countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

Ethiopia may build 3 more dams: Egyptian water expert

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 02:58 GMT

Water flows in the Blue Nile carries 136 million tons of silt, saying that this amount of silt is enough to fill the Renaissance Dam’s in 50 years.

AU calls urgently on finalizing GERD settlement; Ethiopia says does not want ‘binding agreement’

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 04:21 GMT

The African Union called, Friday on Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to urgently finalize a binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam, with the support of African Union experts and observers.

Egypt to impose harsher penalty for water wastage

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered the concerned ministries to install water-saving tap devices in all housing units.

US considers withholding aid to Ethiopia over dam conflict, officials tell Foreign Policy

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:01 GMT

The US administration is considering suspending some aid to Ethiopia, six officials and congressional aides told Foreign Policy, as the latter announced the first filling of the Renaissance Dam, which heightened tensions with Egypt over fears of water shortage.

Another provocative move, Ethiopia TV airs footages of filled GERD lake

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:35 GMT

The footages prove Ethiopia is not serious about GERD negotiations.