Nile Water

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.

Warnings against cultivating crops on the islands of the Nile in Egypt due to high level of water

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 03:36 GMT

Due to an increase in Nile water level in Egypt, more than 70 feddans (one feddan equals 1.03 acres) in Egypt’s Delta were flooded five days ago.

US halts some aid to Ethiopia over GERD dispute: American official

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The spokesperson revealed in special remarks to the Associated Press that the US suspension reflected the American concern about Ethiopia’s unilateral decision of filling the dam reservoir before reaching a final agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

Sudan calls for referring GERD talks to leaders of disputing countries

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 04:23 GMT

Abbas’ call came a day after the three water ministers reached another stalemate on Friday in the negotiations and failed to reach a unified draft that includes every country’s proposal and reservations regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.

UK Declassified documents reveal Egypt’s goodwill to cooperate with Ethiopia over Nile water 74 years ago

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 03:08 GMT

However, Ethiopia has rejected this proposal, which titled “Lake Tana Project.”

Tripartite talks on GERD adjourned for one week

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 10:21 GMT

Egypt participated in the Monday meeting, expressing its readiness to resume talks on the basis of the outcomes of the mini-African summit held on July 21.

Egypt annually loses 10 billion cubic meters of water from irrigation canals, drains: Expert

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Noureldeen added that the government has many ways to reduce losing this amount of water.

In Letter to AU, Egypt affirms total rejection to Ethiopia’s unilateral acts on GERD

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 11:09 GMT

The Egyptian letter voiced Egypt’s refusal to an Ethiopian proposal concerning the points of contentions, asking for reaching a fair and comprehensive legally binding agreement between the three countries.

Sudan: Reaching comprehensive, binding agreement on GERD necessary

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 04:20 GMT

On Wednesday, Hamdouk ordered to form a committee under his chairmanship to follow the file of the GERD.

Egypt’s Sisi to S.African counterpart: Reaching comprehensive, legal deal on GERD inevitable

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 11:34 GMT

President Sisi voiced his rejection of any unilateral measures that would harm Egypt's water rights, expressing his appreciation for President Ramaphosa’s efforts in this regard.

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.”

African Union holds urgent meeting on GERD

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The urgent meeting was announced few hours after a phone call conducted between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his South African counterpart.

Egypt ready to resume talks on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 03:04 GMT

The new round of negotiations has been announced less than two months ahead of filling the dam reservoir with the Nile water due to start in July.

Egypt’s FM, African ambassadors discuss file of Ethiopian dam

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 11:39 GMT

Sudan’s representatives asked to not put Sudan in the draft resolution, saying “The Arab league should not be involved in this file.”

Sudan voices reservation over Arab FMs’ draft resolution on GERD

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 11:00 GMT

Sudan’s representatives asked to not put Sudan in the draft resolution, saying “The Arab league should not be involved in this file.”

Egypt slams Ethiopia for Renaissance dam remarks

Sun, 01 Mar 2020 - 05:35 GMT

Egypt says that violations of the international laws and the Declaration of Principles are impermissible under Ethiopia’s ownership of the dam.

Egypt’s FM expects ‘final and fair’ deal on GERD

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 - 10:04 GMT

Following the final round of the meetings between the countries and the US and the WB representatives in Washington D.C.on February 12-13, 2020, the participants issued a communique saying that the negotiations achieved a concrete development and a final

Abiy Ahmed: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan close to solutions to GERD issues

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 06:36 GMT

Ahmed added that his country will never sign an agreement that harms his country’s national interests or any Nile downstream countries.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree on 3 points of contention over Renaissance Dam

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 08:20 GMT

The US drafted a document of agreement regarding the three points of contention and was unilaterally signed by Egypt, the statement said.

Renaissance dam talks resume in Washington for 3rd day: Egypt

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The meeting aim at reaching a final agreement on the points of disagreements between the three countries on the controversial Ethiopian dam.