Archive for the ‘Nile’ Category

Third Round GERD Talks Conclude Without Outcome

Via Addis Standard, a report on the third round GERD talks which recently conclude in Cairo without an outcome: The third round of talks regarding the rules and guidelines for the initial filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) concluded on 24 October in Cairo, Egypt. The talks lasted for two days […]

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Climate Change Has Turned African Rivers into Epicentres of Conflict

Via IPS News, an article on the impact of climate change and drought on conflict in Africa: Almost all major river basins in Africa have become the epicentres for conflicts over the last 20 years, and agricultural yields on the continent could drop by up to 50 percent in the coming years owing to the […]

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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Resume Nile Dam Talks

Via Terra Daily, a report on resumed GERD negotiations: Ethiopia said Saturday it had begun a second round of talks with Egypt and Sudan over a controversial mega-dam built by Addis Ababa on the Nile, long a source of tensions among the three nations.Ethiopia this month announced the completion of the fourth and final filling […]

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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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