Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

FM presents Ethiopian Dam developments to UN secretary general, contends Egypt's stance on filling, operation

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

The minister also reiterated the risk posed by continuous Ethiopian unilateral acts, particularly carrying out the second filling without agreement, and the impact of that on the security and stability of the region.

Chance of Renaissance Dam collapse is 50% due to Ethiopian geology: academic

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 12:20 GMT

"The [Renaissance] dam is located in a geological nature that is one of a kind," Swelam pointed out.

African civil society representatives sign document recommending postponement of 2nd GERD filling

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 10:22 GMT

The document, including many recommendations, was signed by the participants at the “Nile for Peace” conference held from 5-11 April in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, a statement by Maat read.

Egypt's irrigation minister clarifies status of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty gave Saturday a TV interview to Amr Adib to clarify the status of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.

How will the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam harm Egyptians?

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Egypt and Sudan insist that a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam should be reached before Ethiopia implements the second phase of dam filling.

Egypt rejects Ethiopian invitation to nominate operators for data exchange on GERD filling without deal

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 08:14 GMT

The Ethiopian proposal is merely an attempt to obtain an Egyptian approval of the second phase of dam filling, which Ethiopia plans to implement whether an agreement is reached or not.

US discusses with Ethiopia importance of continued dialogue to peacefully resolve GERD dispute

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:06 GMT

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan discussed with Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen the importance of continued dialogue to peacefully resolve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Famine, flooding or war are repercussions of Ethiopian Dam filling without deal

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:50 GMT

A number of Egyptian experts and former ministers gave insight on the issue.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry: We have not been notified with any new negotiation rounds on GERD

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 11:45 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt did not receive any notification or messages from the African Union related to holding new round of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt, Sudan will be reaching out for int'l organizations to mediate for GERD issue: FM Shoukry

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 09:25 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt and Sudan next steps after announcing the failing of Kinshasa talks will be coordinating with international organizations and keeping it updated with the latest developments.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry: Kinshasa’s GERD talks ‘last chance’ to reach binding agreement

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 01:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt has been negotiating for a decade with a sincere political willing to reach a fair agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Egypt affirms to US the need to reach binding deal on GERD before 2nd dam filling

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 10:07 GMT

Loza highlighted the need to reach an agreement on filling and operating the massive dam as soon as possible, in order to ensure that Egypt and Sudan are not negatively affected by the dam filling

Egypt’s president, Sudan’s PM urge enhancing coordination to activate international mediation over GERD

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 01:35 GMT

Sudanese has proposed forming an international committee that includes the European Union, the United Nations, the United States and the African Union to mediate the talks

Ethiopia committed to ‘win-win’ solution for GERD dispute: irrigation minister

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 08:50 GMT

Ethiopia remains committed to a win-win solution and as always committed to African solutions for African problems in finding true solution through trilateral negotiation

Hamdok warns unilateral GERD filling threatens Sudanese dams, people’s properties

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 05:39 GMT

Ethiopia has frequently affirmed it would implement the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam next July under any circumstances.

High-profile Sudanese delegation visits Egypt Jan. 14

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 10:05 GMT

A Sudanese delegation arrived in Cairo Thursday to pay a one-day state visit.

Egypt says GERD talks failed due to disagreements over how to resume negotiations

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 10:18 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said, Sunday that the talks on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) failed due to disagreements over how to resume negotiations.

Technical experts from Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resume GERD negotiations, Monday

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 02:24 GMT

Technical experts from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are expected to meet on Monday as a result to what was agreed upon at the meeting of the Foreign and Irrigation Ministers to hold a new round of negotiations between the three countries, which will extend for one week.

Egypt hits back at Ethiopian foreign ministry spokesman, says he should have focused on his country’s problems

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 05:59 GMT

“It would have been more useful for the Ethiopian spokesperson to pay attention to the deteriorating conditions in his country”

Egypt summons Ethiopian Chargé d'Affaires for clarifications on FM spokesperson statements

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 08:32 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned, Wednesday the Ethiopian Chargé d'Affaires to provide further clarifications about Ethiopia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson statements which related to ‘Egypt's internal affairs.’