Latest in Tag: GERD Highlight
Latest in Tag: GERD
Egypt conducts EGP 10bn worth projects since 2016 to counteract dangers of flooding
The talks between the involved parties in the GERD issue have been unable to reach consensus on the disputed points on filling and operating the dam
Khartoum is affected by Ethiopian Dam, agreement essential to protect country, says Faisal Mohamed Saleh
Addis Ababa denies violating Sudan’s airspace, accuses ‘third party’
Sudan insists on mandating experts designated by AU to propose solutions, agreement over Nile dam. Both Egypt and Ethiopia rejected the Sudanese proposal.
Egypt previously said that negotiations require participation of all related countries to reach binding agreement regarding rules for filling, operating dam
Khartoum insists on its steadfast stance to give a greater role to the AU experts to facilitate GERD negotiations and bring views together
They also agreed that the new round of GERD talks will be held in the presence of observers and experts appointed by the African Union Commission.
Al-Sisi stressed the necessity of reaching a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of GERD, as Nile water is an existential issue for Egypt
Both Egypt and Ethiopia believe that violence is not an option to resolve the GERD crisis
Egypt and Sudan rely on the Nile river for their fresh water and are concerned that the Nile dam might affect their water resources.
Sudan stressed on importance of continuing negotiations as only way to resolve differences
South Sudan is Egypt’s water future, says water resources expert
The meeting was chaired by South Africa’s Ministry of Foreign, as the country is the current president of the African Union (AU).
Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are scheduled to meet on 19 November to discuss disagreement points regarding filling, operating of GERD
Reports from Ethiopia show that Addis Ababa aims to use the negotiations as a tactical manoeuvre to avoid signing a legally binding agreement that may restrict its ambitions to build more dams on its transboundary rivers, whether the Blue Nile, the Atbara, or the Sobat.
EU to announce new finance package to support Egypt’s COVID-19 fight soon
Zambia’s FM delivers letter from President Edgar Lungu to Egyptian President Al-Sisi
During Wednesday meeting, GERD parties will exchange views on disputed points
During Wednesday meeting, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan will exchange views on disputed points over GERD
No date set for start of expected week of negotiations
Pair emphasise significance of water issue for both countries as matter of national security
Meeting comes after several weeks of suspended talks between three countries
Ethiopia rejects Trump’s remarks regarding ‘aggression’ against GERD
US President waded into GERD dispute between the three African nations saying that “Egypt is not going to be able to live that way, may blow-up dam.”
The giant hydro-electric dam dubbed the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been centre of dispute between the three African nations.
Ethiopian authorities ban all flights over GERD ‘for security reasons’
Talks should not be extended indefinitely in an attempt to impose fait accompli, says Egyptian President
President Al-Sisi expressed his appreciation of the DRC’s support regarding Egypt’s access to River Nile water, and said that Egypt welcomes all cooperation with fellow African countries, including access to the huge potential and rich resources available across the continent.
French official looks into possibility of France playing role in current GERD negotiations