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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.
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.
The giant hydro-electric dam dubbed the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been centre of dispute between the three African nations.
ETF coordinates with those tourist facilities to schedule their debts
AU has urged for the necessity of reaching a fair and binding agreement on filling and operation of GERD within a comprehensive deal
Al-Amin reiterated Sudan’s commitment to Nile dam talks under the supervision of AU, renewing Sudan’s rejection to any unilateral measures
Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation says several technical and legal points over GERD remain stumbling bloc
Egypt, the most arid of the Nile states, and water scarce countries relies on the river for more than 90% of its water.
The history of Egyptian-Ethiopian relations dates back to the Ancient Egyptian era. These were based not only on politics, but also religion and culture.
GERD creates severe regional political stresses, affecting flow and sediment flux in River Nile, says Illinois University professor
Egyptian government is yet to respond to this statement
Egyptians Right to the Water of Nile petition launched by Egyptian American Council calls on Ethiopia not to undertake unilateral measures concerning GERD
Water’s silty colour has no negative impact on quality of drinking water, ministry
Ethiopia had announced that it would continue to build the dam and fill its reservoir, regardless of the interests of the other countries, indicating the failure of the American mediation, which aimed to reach an agreement between Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan.
Plastic waste differs from one place to another, yet remains a struggle everywhere as the Nile is quite polluted, says Founder
Ministry of Irrigation declared state of emergency over water situation
Volunteers are from Syria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Yemen
‘Being born and raised near the Nile, brings you closer to it. It also shapes your relationship with the creatures living in it,’ says Mahrous
‘Broken ceramic sinks, old clothes, blankets, plastic bags, boxes, some of what we came across when cleaning river for first time’, says project manager
Celebrating rebirth of Nile heritage on Dahabeya
Regular meeting of 58 round of committee kicked off on Friday
Egypt depends on Nile flow to provide about 97% of its present water needs
The deep Nubian Sandstone Basin, which covers the Western Desert, the largest underground aquifer in the world, passes through Egypt, Libya, Sudan, and Chad
The scientific committee of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) concluded its two-day meeting in Khartoum on Tuesday, after reviewing the proposals of Egypt and Sudan on how the interests of both countries cannot be harmed. They also discussed deciding a date for the next nine-party meeting on the dam, which was scheduled to be …
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Nile River is source of development, not conflict, says Al-Sisi
Ten rivers contribute 410,000 to 4 million tonnes a year to oceanic plastic debris
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) topic is back to remind us of, and affirm, what we had said five years ago, which is basically that the core problem is neither governed by emotion nor ministerial aids with a little help from diplomacy, but it is governed by political rules, international law, and international conventions. …
Ethiopia parliamentary speaker meets with an Egyptian delegation following news of preparations to store water in the GERD
Talks come three days after Al-Sisi’s meeting with the Ethiopian foreign affairs minister