Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Egypt warns against continuity of status quo on GERD as 'instability element'

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 09:31 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Sunday the file of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with UN Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh in a Cairo meeting.

Egypt’s president receives message from South Sudan’s Kiir, discusses GERD with security advisor Gatluak

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 03:16 GMT

During the meeting, Sisi and Gatluak discussed a number of regional issues of mutual concern, including the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.

Egyptian geologist reveals outcome of Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling using satellite image

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted on Facebook Tuesday a satellite image of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Photos: President Sisi stresses Egypt’s unwavering stance on GERD, protecting water security in Military Academy tour

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 12:29 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has affirmed Egypt’s unwavering stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the protection of the country’s water security in a meeting with students and faculty staff of the Military Academy.

Egypt's FM sheds light on importance of recent overseas visits by President Sisi

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry stated in a phone-in Saturday that the recent visits of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to several states reflect Egypt's keenness on persistent coordination with partners on all levels.

Geologist releases updates, speculations on disputed Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 09:55 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University stated Saturday in a phone-in that satellite images show that the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began on July 11.

Sisi: Egypt urges addressing all means to achieve calm, reach diplomatic solution in Ukraine

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 02:09 GMT

In a speech at the University of Belgrade on Thursday, Sisi affirmed Egypt’s call for exerting all efforts to achieve these goals in a way that spare the world the negative impacts of this global crisis.

Professor warns of cracks in saddle dam of Ethiopia's mega hydropower project

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Sewilam made the observation through images he acquired on Google Maps, making a comparison between those of 2020 and others of 2022.

Austrian FM voices support to Egypt’s water rights, says Nile should not be controlled by one state

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 10:31 GMT

Schallenberg’s remarks echo his earlier statements last year, when he said in TV remarks that “no one should play with fire” in the GERD dispute.

Ethiopia claims it is ‘keen’ to resume GERD talks with Egypt, Sudan

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 09:40 GMT

The remarks were made by new Ethiopian Ambassador Sileshi Bekele, who earlier served as Ethiopia’s minister of water and irrigation and is also a chief negotiator and advisor on transboundary Rivers and GERD.

Egyptian president reiterates to Tanzanian FM stance on water security in view of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:37 GMT

President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam general manager says no water to reach Egypt, Sudan in time of drought

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Ethiopia has been rejecting to sign of a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam.

'Egypt showed much lenience in negotiations on GERD filling, operation': Irrigation Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:56 GMT

That was during a meeting with the Japanese ambassador.

Expert details updates, speculations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 04:32 GMT

On February 20, Ethiopia announced it would generate electricity from the dam for the first time through one turbine (out of planned 13).

GERD: A year since talks collapsed

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Since the Kinshasa talks collapsed, Ethiopia has embarked on a series of unilateral acts that are believed to have a grave effect on the two downstream countries.

British amb. in Cairo: Our role in GERD issue is to encourage states, AU to reach suitable solution

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 10:00 GMT

British Ambassador to Cairo Gareth Bayley said the UK’s current role is to encourage each of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to reach a suitable solution regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) under the sponsorship of the African Union.

President Sisi holds discussions with Sudan’s Burhan in Egypt

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 05:35 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held discussions on Wednesday with Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan in a meeting in Cairo.

Egypt to UNSC: Ethiopia violates 2015 Declaration of Principles Agreement on GERD

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 02:12 GMT

Ethiopia had stated that power generation from the dam begins on Feb. 20. That is considered a pilot phase as the filling has not reached full capacity and not all turbines have been installed.

Egypt describes Ethiopia’s unilateral operation of Renaissance Dam as violation of 2015 Declaration of Principles

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 01:57 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a brief comment on the Ethiopian announcement issued Sunday.

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