Renaissance Dam

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.

AU brokered summit stressed necessity on reaching binding deal regarding GERD filling, operation: Egypt’s FM

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 11:09 GMT

The mini-summit that was held Tuesday night stressed the need of reaching a binding legal agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD filling and operation processes, which includes a legal mechanism serve as a reference to be used in case of any future disputes.

Egypt has ‘sincere desire’ to make progress on GERD talks, legal agreement on filling, operating to be prioritized: Sisi

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 07:42 GMT

Egypt has ‘sincere desire’ to make progress regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations and its ‘points of contention’,

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree on continuing Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations: Sudanese Irrigation Min.

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 05:45 GMT

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agreed on continuing negotiations regarding Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD to overcome ‘points of contention’ according to Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas, Tuesday.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to participate in mini-summit on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Tuesday

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 03:27 GMT

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are expected to participate in a mini-summit on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Tuesday, as part of the African Union-sponsored negotiations.

EU: We work to alleviate tensions between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia around GERD

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 01:11 GMT

The European Union (EU) said it is working on alleviating the tension between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia regarding GERD.

OPINION: The issue of Renaissance Dam in the Security Council

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 09:05 GMT

Egypt has submitted a formal note to the Security Council - under Article 35 of the Charter - that puts the international community before its responsibilities, and could give Egypt the legal basis for resorting to "several mechanisms" or "other scenarios"; To defend its water rights, after overthrowing all the official sections defined by the United Nations Charter.

GERD Update- Sudan confirms decline in Blue river level by of 90M cm3 a day, Ethiopia's T.V. apologizes for report on dam filling

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 01:03 GMT

Despite the Sudanese measurement indications on the decline in water level, Seleshi Bekele said on his unverified Twitter account that the “inflow into the reservoir [is] due to heavy rainfall and runoff exceeded the outflow and created natural pooling.This continues until overflow is triggered soon.”

OPINION: Renaissance Dam..and Egypt's Political Options

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 10:40 GMT

Talking again about alternative solutions in Egypt and Sudan in the face of Ethiopia has stalled after the negotiations of the Renaissance Dam.

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.