Nile Water

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.

Egypt denies rumors of decrease of Nile water level

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 11:41 GMT

The amount of released water subject to very accurate management that depends on the various sectors’ water needs.

Egypt: Washington meeting on Renaissance dam has great importance

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The meeting will discuss the mechanism for settling disputes that may arise from resetting the policy of dam operation due to changes in the amounts of Nile floods from one year to another or from one period to another.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia reach initial agreement on Renaissance dam after 9 years of disagreement

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The three countries’ ministers will meet again in Washington D.C. on January 28-29 to “finalize a comprehensive agreement” on the controversial dam.

Egypt, UAE satisfied with outcomes of Washington meetings on Ethiopia’s dam

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 08:57 GMT

Both sides highlighted the significance of reaching an agreement that secures the rights of the Nile Basin countries and avoids any harm to their water interests.

Egypt’s FM heads to Washington for Ethiopian dam negotiations

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 - 12:59 GMT

Shoukry will also conduct consultations with several US officials on enhancing the bilateral relations between Egypt and the United States.

FM: Water scarcity becomes a threat to many parts of the world

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Shoukry called for respecting International law, pursuing good governance of rivers in a way that preserves the interests of the Nile basin countries.

Egypt provided all solutions to reach deal on Ethiopia's dam: Minister

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 02:32 GMT

The Ethiopian stance has caused Egypt to face a stumble regarding finding a solution to the operation and management problem of the Ethiopian dam, said Abdel Atti.

PM: Egypt faces major challenge to reach fair deal on Ethiopia's dam

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 12:49 GMT

“The environmental and hydrological studies of the dam have not been carried out yet, and we hope that consultant firms finish them,” said Madbouli