the nile

Pope Tawadros II prays for the Nile

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 12:02 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, prayed for blessing the Nile waters this morning after performing the mass commemorating the entry of the Holy family of Jesus Christ to Egypt.

Egypt denounces Ethiopia’s accusations of ‘politicizing’ Renaissance Dam file

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 09:45 GMT

“The continuous Ethiopian claim that Egypt politicized the issue of the Renaissance Dam is an attempt to evade legal responsibility, and disregard the principles of international law and good neighborliness,” Loza said.

Egypt launches major cleanup campaign along the Nile on September 17

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 03:24 GMT

This major campaign to clean the Nile River will be recorded in the "Guinness Book of Records" as the longest campaign ever in the world, and a distinct opportunity as it is the longest cleaning campaign in terms of kilometers, with the participation of the largest number of participants, and the removal of the largest expected amount of waste.

Egyptian old lady, whose floating house to be removed, given alternative apartment on the Nile

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 01:34 GMT

The government is removing the floating houses that were located on the Nile River at Agouza and Kitkat, as they constitute a source of pollution, only allowing floating restaurants and clubs.

Egypt offers condolences for drowning of Sudanese agriculture workers in the Nile

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 08:48 GMT

The boat was carrying a number of agricultural workers, and most of the victims were women, the Ministry added in the statement.

Egypt's President Sisi re-calls for reaching fair binding legal agreement on GERD

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 - 12:49 GMT

President Sisi said that the upcoming climate summit (COP27) that would be held in Sharm El Sheikh city in November 2022 will focus on the requirements of the African countries.

Pics: Youth Love Egypt removes plastic waste from the Nile

Fri, 24 Dec 2021 - 11:35 GMT

The group conducted their two-hour cleaning campaign on both sides of the Nile in Zamalek, the statement said.

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 reviews situation of Nile seasonal flood for year 2021-2022

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 04:12 GMT

The meeting discussed the scenarios for the ministry’s dealing with water needs during this year in conjunction with the beginning of this water season due in July-August.

Uganda seeks to hold quartet meeting on GERD

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 10:22 GMT

Failure of reaching a binding agreement on filling and operating the dam and the refusal of providing data from the Ethiopian side will significantly negatively affect the operation of the Sudanese Roseires reservoir.

Egyptian amb. in Washington: There is a need for cooperation between Cairo, Biden’s administration on GERD file

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 01:57 GMT

Egyptian ambassador to the US Moataz Zahran said that there is a need for cooperation again between Egypt and the United States on the issue of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Irrigation Ministry urges citizens to avoid misinformation about flood

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 08:20 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on Monday urged the citizens to receive their information on a possible flood due to an increase in Nile water level only from the ministry to avoid misinformation and confusion.

Egypt to increase water projects in South Sudan: Minister

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 11:22 GMT

Abdel Attai said that Egypt would increase the number of development projects for collecting and storing rainwater, with the aim of serving the South Sudanese people.

Cabinet denies disposing of waste of sugar factory in the Nile

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 12:01 GMT

The ministry noted it sends a specialized team periodically to inspect the Nile to ensure that there is no waste disposed of by the industrial complexes, especially the sugar factories.

Egypt: Ethiopia impedes reaching agreement on Renaissance dam

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 05:46 GMT

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation affirmed that Ethiopia does not want to abide by any commitments, saying “we have given ultimate flexibility.”

Egypt continues diplomatic escalation in GERD dispute

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 - 01:46 GMT

Shoukry stressed the importance of reaching a ‘fair solution that preserves the interests of all parties and minimizes the damage

Ethiopia’s development should not come at expense of Egyptians: Shoukry

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 07:17 GMT

Shoukry affirmed that Egypt cannot violate the Ethiopian sovereignty, saying “we have no intention nor desire to infringe on anyone's sovereignty

Nile water committee reviews trilateral negotiations on Ethiopia's GERD

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 04:07 GMT

The ministers will seek an agreement on GERD filling and operation rules.

EETC, IFC to set up 700 megawatt solar plant west of Nile

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 03:59 GMT

This is the first project to be carried out under the Auction system, she added.