Sudan suspends Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations for further internal consultations

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 02:10 GMT

Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas said, Thursday that his country has suspended negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD for further internal consultations.

In Letter to AU, Egypt affirms total rejection to Ethiopia’s unilateral acts on GERD

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 11:09 GMT

The Egyptian letter voiced Egypt’s refusal to an Ethiopian proposal concerning the points of contentions, asking for reaching a fair and comprehensive legally binding agreement between the three countries.

Ethiopian Ministry of Irrigation affirms its commitment to success of GERD negotiations

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 09:05 GMT

The Ethiopian Ministry of Irrigation has confirmed its commitment to the success of the Renaissance Dam negotiations for the benefit of all parties.

Negotiations on GERD suspended to discuss Ethiopian offer

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 09:11 GMT

Both the Sudanese and the Egyptian Ministries of Irrigation said Tuesday that the tripartite negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) are suspended to discuss the Ethiopian offer.

Sudan urges reaching agreement guaranteeing safety of Roseires Dam

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 08:08 GMT

That was in the ministerial meeting held Monday to regulate the resumption of negotiations on the operation and reservoir's filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt objects Ethiopia's 'unilateral act' of filling Renaissance Dam reservoir

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 03:39 GMT

In July, Ethiopia held around 4 billion cubic meters in the reservoir.

New negotiations round on Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to begin August 3

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 08:54 GMT

In addition to the representatives of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan, the meetings will be attended by U.S. and EU observers as well as AU experts.

Egypt expresses solidarity with Sudan over devastating floods

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 01:28 GMT

Egypt has expressed solidarity with Sudan after Bout Dam collapsed in the southeast of the country, destroying hundreds of homes.

Egypt supports development in Ethiopia, only negotiation its battle: Sisi

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 02:01 GMT

The Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam (GERD), President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said Tuesday.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks resumed; Sudan demands one-week delay for further consultations

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 05:55 GMT

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations resumed, Monday as part of the African Union-sponsored talks, with the participation of Water and irrigation Minsters of the countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

Sudan calls for decisive round of negotiation on GERD

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 12:57 GMT

Sudan called for the necessity of reaching a fair and binding agreement on the outstanding issues without taking any unilateral actions by any party.

First filling of GERD does not harm Egypt’s Nile share, Irrigation Ministry

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 07:20 GMT

The spokesperson of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohammed Sebaei said Saturday that the first filling of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) does not harm Egypt’s share of the Nile Waters.

Egypt’s Sisi discusses with SA counterpart developments in GERD, Libya

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 09:50 GMT

The Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi received Saturday a phone call from his African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss the latest developments in the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Libyan crisis, said the Presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.

Ethiopia may build 3 more dams: Egyptian water expert

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 02:58 GMT

Water flows in the Blue Nile carries 136 million tons of silt, saying that this amount of silt is enough to fill the Renaissance Dam’s in 50 years.

AU calls urgently on finalizing GERD settlement; Ethiopia says does not want ‘binding agreement’

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 04:21 GMT

The African Union called, Friday on Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to urgently finalize a binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam, with the support of African Union experts and observers.

Sudan: Reaching comprehensive, binding agreement on GERD necessary

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 04:20 GMT

On Wednesday, Hamdouk ordered to form a committee under his chairmanship to follow the file of the GERD.

Egypt to impose harsher penalty for water wastage

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered the concerned ministries to install water-saving tap devices in all housing units.

Abiy Ahmed congratulates Ethiopians on completion of 1st stage of GERD filling

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 05:15 GMT

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, had justified the start of filling the Renaissance Dam due to the heavy rainfall season.

Another provocative move, Ethiopia TV airs footages of filled GERD lake

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:35 GMT

The footages prove Ethiopia is not serious about GERD negotiations.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree on continuing Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations: Sudanese Irrigation Min.

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 05:45 GMT

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agreed on continuing negotiations regarding Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD to overcome ‘points of contention’ according to Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas, Tuesday.