Egypt's FM, irrigation minister present to U.S. Special Envoy for Horn of Africa negotiation pathway on Ethiopian dam over past decade

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 08:06 GMT

Both parties also held consultations over ways to make the ongoing efforts succeed in reaching a legal binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Ethiopian dam.

US Envoy for Horn of Africa visits Egypt

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Special Envoy will hold meetings with officials from the respective governments as well as the United Nations and the African Union.

DR Congo’s President will visit Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume talks on GERD

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 08:26 GMT

Tshisekedi’s tour came in light of the resumption of the tripartite talks between the Nile countries over the controversial dam after the negotiations for reaching a legally binding agreement.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says will mediate for GERD issue

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 10:42 GMT

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni pledged to contact the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abi Ahmed, as soon as possible, aiming at bringing all parties points of view closer on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] and to start another round of ‘serious negotiations’ on this issue.

Sudan is ready to sue Ethiopia’s government due to GERD threats: Irrigation Minister

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 10:16 GMT

Sudan's Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas said that Khartoum will bear great losses if Ethiopia insists on conducting the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] without reaching an agreement.

Sudan refutes Ethiopian statements on water, border agreements

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The ministry noted it follows the recurrent talks by Ethiopian officials alleging Sudan of forcing Ethiopia to abide by what they call "colonial agreements" on Nile water and borders.

Egypt’s Ambassador to U.S. says Washington ‘must act now’ to solve GERD issue, save negotiations

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt’s Ambassador to the United States Motaz Zahran said that The United States new administration could save the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia if they decided to take a real action to mediate again at this stage.

Egyptian ambassador holds meetings with Canadian parliamentarians on Ethiopian dam issue

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 11:17 GMT

The meetings are aimed at creating awareness on the repercussions of Ethiopia's unilateral measures pertinent to the filling and operation of the dam without a legal binding agreement.

Sudan considers filing lawsuits against Ethiopia, Italian construction contractor

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 05:56 GMT

In an interview with Sudan Channel, Sudanese Minister of Irrigation Yasser Abbas said that his country has taken precautionary measures by storing more amount of water head of the second filling.

FM delivers message on Ethiopian Dam from Egyptian pres. to South African counterpart

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.

Egypt: Ethiopian claim that 2 GERD bottom outlets are capable of enabling average flow of Blue Nile 'incorrect'

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 01:39 GMT

The Ethiopian claim that the two GERD bottom outlets are capable of enabling average flow of Blue Nile is incorrect, the Egyptian ministry said.

Austria offers to be part of negotiations between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD issue

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 07:45 GMT

Austria also warned that tensions regarding the filling of the dam’s reservoir could bring a massive potential for conflict

Egypt: 2nd phase of filling GERD with 13.5 billion cubic meters is catastrophe to downstream countries

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 03:40 GMT

“The negotiation process led by the African Union (AU) has so far proved its uselessness,” the letter said.

Telecom Egypt, Sudatel sign MoU for cooperation in field of int'l connectivity

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 02:33 GMT

The MoU aims to achieve optimal utilization of the terrestrial network that connects the two countries and develop it with the latest technologies to support the transportation of international traffic.

Finance min. probes economic cooperation with Sudan

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 12:25 GMT

He also hoped that the Egyptian-Sudanese joint economic committee would exert more efforts to remove all trade barriers.

Implementation of Egyptian-Sudanese railway to begin in July

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The minister was in a visit to Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese side upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

FM clarifies when Egypt will resort to UN Security Council over Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 12:22 GMT

The minister spoke in a phone-in on April 11, 2021.

Sudan reiterates not ceding Fashaqa district to Ethiopia

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 10:10 GMT

The lieutenant-general made the statement while addressing officers and soldiers at the Sudanese Armed Forces.

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.

Arab Parliament supports Egypt, Sudan in issue of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 11:03 GMT

In his comments on the sideline of the permanent meetings of the parliament on Saturday, Speaker of the Arab Parliament Adel Al Assoumy called upon Ethiopia to listen to other parties in this file in light of achieving the African interests.