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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan tripartite talks end with agreements

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the fourth round of talks for the trio in the past year after previous efforts had failed

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Egypt will never oppose development of Nile basin countries: Water minister

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Irrigation ministers discuss how to implement the recommendations of their International Panel of Experts Committee

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Khartoum hosts Renaissance Dam tripartite talks

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Recommendations by international experts to be discussed during talks

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Al-Sisi voices willingness to visit Ethiopia up to 3 times to resolve dam issue

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s water minister arrives in Sudan to attend tripartite talks held to address issues surrounding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Negotiations will start where they left off: Water minister

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The minister has left Egypt for Sudan to attend tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Shoukry to visit Ethiopia ahead of tripartite talks

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The last tripartite talks were held in January but no agreement was reached

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Tripartite talks on Ethiopia dam to resume

  /  July 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan agree to resume negotiations over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Egypt invites Sudan and Ethiopia for tripartite talks in Cairo

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  19 Comments

The invitations were issued during a visit by Egypt’s water minister to Sudan

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Egypt, Ethiopia to form joint committee on Renaissance Dam

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian FM calls agreement “new chapter” in relationship between the two countries

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Nile Basin Initiative requests Egypt unfreeze activities

  /  June 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Nile Council of Ministers conclude 22nd meeting in Khartoum

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Ethiopia, Egypt hopeful that GERD negotiations will resume

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dam will not harm downstream countries, Ethiopian State Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Fahmy discusses African relations

  /  June 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Foreign minister conducts telephone calls to discuss development and African Union

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South Sudan rivals are warmongers, mediators say

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  13 Comments

The comments came just hours before Kiir and Machar were set to hold a rare face-to-face meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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Water should be subject of cooperation, not contention: Al-Sisi

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  22 Comments

President tells Ethiopia’s foreign minister that constructive dialogue is the best way to achieve mutual understanding

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Fahmy meets Ethiopian, Tanzanian, Angolan counterparts

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  30 Comments

Foreign minister discusses Nile water and cooperation with African ministers

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Nabil Fahmy meets with Ethiopian counterpart to discuss Renaissance Dam

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  28 Comments

Meeting takes place during Non-Aligned Movement conference

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MENA country director deported from Ethiopia

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Egyptian foreign ministry says no explanation was provided by the Ethiopian side and demanded one

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US, EU diplomats meet Mehleb before heading to Ethiopia

  /  May 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The meetings come after the diplomats met with Egypt’s foreign minister and discussed the Nile water issue

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Egypt discusses Nile with US, EU diplomats

  /  May 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Representatives were received by Egypt’s foreign minister; discussion included Somalia, South Sudan and water security

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Ethiopia unresponsive in dam negotiations: Foreign minister

  /  May 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

PM Mehleb stresses Ethiopian Dam situation will not result in conflict

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Paying for giant Nile Dam itself, Ethiopia thwarts Egypt but takes risks

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Reuters Insight by Aaron Maasho Ethiopia’s bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile’s waters, and may help transform one of the world’s poorest countries into a read the rest…

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Saudi Arabia imposes fines, jail terms for visa lapses

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Punishment ranging from fines and jail terms to confiscation of assets and deportation may be imposed, escalating a year-long crackdown on visa irregularities that have been overlooked for decades.

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Ethiopian panel slams environmentalist NGO’s report on dam project

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ethiopian GERD Panel of Experts calls International Rivers Network “paternalistic”, “fanatical” and “proxy for Egypt”

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Fahmy, Ban Ki-moon discuss Egypt peacekeeping role

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt has weighed in on several peacekeeping efforts as well as being one of the parties involved in the debate on the Ethiopian Dam.

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No new policy on Ethiopian dam: Foreign ministry

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Egypt says no room for concessions on GERD that would harm water security

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Nile discolouration not a public health threat: Ministry of Water Resources

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Business  /  4 Comments

ECESR report contradicts announcements of Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation

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Ethiopia’s GERD to begin producing electricity next year

  /  March 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Two of the dam’s turbines will begin generating power within 18 months, says Ethiopia’s foreign ministry

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Foreign ministry announces official stance on GERD

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  10 Comments

Egypt seeking agreement to ensure Ethiopia’s developmental needs, interests of Sudan, and Egypt’s water security, says ministry

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Ethiopian Ambassador doubts need for mediator between Egypt and Ethiopia

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  27 Comments

The two countries did not reach a solution after talks in the Ethiopian capital last month

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S.Sudan civilians reduced to scavengers on swamp islands

  /  February 24, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Home to over 50,000 people, it was always considered a safe haven, even during decades of civil war with Sudan that ended in 2005 and led to the birth of South Sudan in 2011.

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