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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.

Leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan hold tripartite summit on GERD

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 - 08:54 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi (l), Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir, and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in a meeting on the sidelines of the 32nd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. February 10, 2019. Press Photo

VICMED: A feasible bid for smooth-sailing Nile basin ties?

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 01:27 GMT

It has been estimated that the final cost of the feasibility study of the project could reach $10 million.

EXCLUSIVE: Ethiopia asks for 5-6 yrs to fill GERD’s reservoir

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 03:59 GMT

“The average of the Nile water flow is 84 billion cubic meters, as it is variable between 50 billion cubic meters to 140 cubic meters,” he said.

Ethiopia has not yet started filling GERD: Minister

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 02:57 GMT

“Ethiopia has not yet begun to fill the reservoir of the Renaissance dam […] Egypt will not accept that its [water] share of the Nile water could be affected,” said Minister Mohamed Abdel Atti.

Ethiopia’s PM pays Egypt 2-day visit ahead of 9-party meeting on GERD

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 - 02:29 GMT

Cairo will host a nine-party meeting on the GERD by the Nile Basin countries in June.

Egypt plans to face water scarcity, allots LE 900B

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 06:33 GMT

The government is preparing for a LE 900 billion national plan for water management in Egypt for the next 20 years in participation with nine ministers.

Nubia’s bittersweet memories behind High Dam

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 09:04 GMT

Do displaced Nubian migrants deem the dam as great or it is true that every pro has a con?

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