Archive for the ‘Egypt’ Category

Egypt Brands Ethiopia’s Move To fill Nile Mega-Dam As ‘Illegal’

Via RFI, a report on Ethiopia’s Sunday announcement that it had filled its Grand Renaissance Dam on the river Nile, which has been the source of a long-running dispute with downstream Egypt and Sudan. Cairo has condemned the move, saying it is illegal. The announcement came just a fortnight after Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resumed negotiations. Talks were suspended in […]

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End of GERD-Lock: Ethiopia Completes Filling of Dam

Via Bloomberg, a report that Ethiopia has completed the filling of the controversial GERD Nile dam: Ethiopia completed the fourth and final filling of its contentious dam on the Nile River’s main tributary, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Sunday. In a statement posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, Abiy said the process was finished despite “external pressure” […]

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan Conclude GERD Negotiations Without Any Significant Progress

Via the Addis Standard, a report that Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan concluded their recent GERD negotiations without any significant progress: Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have wrapped up two days of tripartite negotiation on the first filling and annual operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Monday, agreeing to continue the negotiation in September […]

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan Resume Talks on Nile River Dam, But Obstacles Remain

Via Al Monitor, a report on resumed talks around GERD, but obstacles remain: Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have resumed talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, though a final agreement on the Nile River mega-dam remains elusive and faces several challenges. The latest round of talks began on Sunday in Cairo between the three countries. Egypt […]

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Parched Egypt Struggles To Contain Water Loss

Via Terra Daily, a report on Egypt’s water crisis: At the foot of an 800-year-old Cairo mausoleum, weeds rise from a murky green pool — a sign of massive loss of clean water that often goes to waste instead of reaching Egyptian consumers.Beneath intricate Koranic inscriptions, the thick shrubbery crawls upwards from waist-deep water towards […]

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Egyptian Perspective on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Negotiations

Via Taylor & Francis online, a published article from 2022 presenting an Egyptian perspective on the US-facilitated negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Introduction Since construction commenced on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in April 2011, Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have been engaged in an extended, and often arduous, process of negotiations on […]

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