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Egyptian-Ethiopian disputes stall Renaissance Dam

Construction workers are seen in a section of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, as it undergoes construction, in Benishangul Gumuz Region, Guba Woreda, Ethiopia, March 31, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri) Egyptian-Ethiopian disputes stall Renaissance Dam CAIRO — Studies analyzing the effects of the proposed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam were due six months ago, but the […]

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Tripartite meetings on Ethiopian dam start in Cairo

Addis Ababa, 3 July 2015 (WIC) – The meetings of a tripartite national committee kicked off in Cairo Wednesday 1/7/2015 with all its 12 experts from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia present to probe technical offers made by two international consultancy offices regarding the impact of the Renaissance Dam on the downstream countries. Meetings over three days […]

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Tripartite meeting to be held in Cairo to discuss findings on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam impact

Addis Ababa, June 15, 2015 (WIC) – Egyptian irrigation minister Hossam Moghazi said the next tripartite meeting will take place in Cairo on the first of July to discuss the findings of the two European consultancy firms that conducted studies on the impact of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, MENA reported Sunday. Moghazi said that Egypt, Ethiopia […]

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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agree to form supreme trilateral council

Addis Ababa, 19 June 2015 (WIC) – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, Sudanese President Omar El-Bashir, and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn agreed on 10th of June 2015  to form a supreme council for mutual economic and political issues. The meeting was on the margins of the African economic summit in Sharm El-Sheikh. The council is another […]

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Bashir wants dialogue with Western nations

Dressed in traditional gleaming white robes and turban, stern-looking Bashir makes his vow on holy Koran. From Middle East Online Unusual message KHARTOUM – Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Tuesday he was open to dialogue with Western nations, in an unusually conciliatory message from a leader whose country has suffered from years of […]

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Leaders of South Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia and Chad to attend Bashir’s swearing-in ceremony

Addis Ababa, 19 May 1 2015 (WIC) – The presidents of Egypt, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Eritrea and Chad will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Omer Hassan al-Bashir, the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) announced today. Bashir has won a landslide victory in April’s general elections by winning 94% of the votes thus securing him a new […]

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Ethiopia to step up role as regional clean power exporter

From Reuters BY E.G. WOLDEGEBRIEL ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ethiopia plans to begin exporting renewable energy to a broader range of neighboring nations by 2018 as part of a cross-border effort to meet regional energy demand and limit increases in climate-changing emissions. The Eastern African Power Pool (EAPP) initiative aims to create or […]

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Sudan reiterates Ethiopia’s right in using water resources

Addis Ababa, 11 May 2015 (WIC) – Sudan on Saturday reiterated Ethiopia’s absolute right in using its water resources in reference to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). “The Ethiopian government has the absolute right to use its water resources, with taking into account that no harm would be caused to the concerned parties,” Mutaz […]

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Rescued Ethiopians in Libya arrive at Cairo

  CAIRO, May 7 (Xinhua) — A group of Ethiopians freed from Islamic militant kidnappers in Libya arrived in Cairo Thursday, state-run Nile TV reported. TV footage showed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi receiving and greeting the Ethiopians, who waived Egyptian flags, at Cairo International Airport. “We were concerned about our Ethiopian brothers, after news reported […]

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Who Owns The Nile?

From GeeskaAfrika.com   Djibouti (HAN) May 5,2015 – Public Diplomacy, Regional humanitarian Security News. By:Ludger Schadomsky Who owns the Nile? After years of conflict about control over the Nile, Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have now apparently chosen the path of co-operation over open dispute. Politicians are demonstrating unity, but observers warn that not all differences have been […]

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