GERD

A full agreement on GERD is close if drought issue is resolved, MWI

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 07:50 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Mohamed El-Sebaei said Saturday that 95 percent of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be completed if the “drought” part during either filling or operating the dam is resolved.

Substantial differences found between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD: Irrigation Ministry

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 11:40 GMT

Substantial differences between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia were found during reviewing the three countries stances regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks

GERD collapse means ‘devastation’ of Sudan: Egyptian minister

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:12 GMT

Egypt’s Irrigation Minister slammed Ethiopia’s behavior to hamper the course of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, saying that Egypt will thwart any attempt of transgression against its rights, state’s MENA cited the irrigation minister

Egyptian, Jordanian FMs probe Palestinian cause, GERD issue

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:01 GMT

In a phone call, they discussed the Israeli unilateral measures intended for annexing parts of the occupied Palestinian territories to consider coordinating cooperation on various regional developments

Who’s the Ethiopian in Biden’s potential administration

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 07:24 GMT

The American Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has selected the Ethiopian-American Yohannes Abraham to be part of his post-election transition team.

Federation of Egyptian Banks denies funding GERD bonds

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 05:52 GMT

The Federation of Egyptian Banks denied on Tuesday reports alleging that Egyptian banks partake in funding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egyptian FM's full statement before UNSC on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Since Ethiopia unilaterally commenced the construction of this dam, our negotiations have included numerous trilateral and bilateral summit meetings between the leaders of our three countries, Shourky says.

UN Security Council to discuss GERD in open session

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 06:06 GMT

An open session for the United Nations Security Council on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD, is expected to take place on Monday

In African languages, Egypt releases video on Nile water rights

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 07:38 GMT

Titled “The Nile is our Life”, the video was also released in Arabic, English, French, German, Chinese, Russian, and Italian.

90% of GERD disputed issues solved: Head of AU Commission

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 12:26 GMT

The newly-formed legal and technical committee will submit its report on the disputed issues to President Ramaphosa within a week from the issuance of the communique.

Final agreement on GERD to be reached within 2 to 3 weeks: Ethiopia

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 11:46 GMT

The African Union and the three countries agreed to form the technical and legal committee tasked to reach an agreement in two weeks

Ethiopian PM deems discussion on GERD with AU, Egypt, Sudan 'fruitful'

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:30 GMT

The African Union has said an agreement has been reached between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to resolve the outstanding problems regarding GERD via dialogue.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia opt for consensus on GERD via dialogue, unilateral actions excluded

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The three countries agreed to resolve the outstanding problems regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) via dialogue.

UN Security Council to hold session on GERD Monday

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, held by France this month, said an open session on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue will take place on Monday, June 29, Sky News reported.

Assuming ownership: A psychological look into Ethiopia's stand on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 07:19 GMT

A set of questions are revolving around the stance adopted by Ethiopia.

Sudan, S.Africa seek to resume tripartite talks on GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:50 GMT

They affirmed that the controversial issue of the dam can be solved only via negotiations, according to a statement from the Sudanese cabinet on Wednesday.

What to expect after Egypt asked Security Council to intervene over GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:52 GMT

“The Egyptian eagerness to go to the Security Council is a step that its various aspects were assessed, whether it will succeed or not,” Abu Taleb says.

In letter to UN: Sudan says ‘deeply concerned’ of Ethiopia’s unilateral filling of GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 10:46 GMT

"Sudan is deeply concerned about Ethiopia decision to start filling the GERD reservoir in the absence of an agreement" read the letter.

Egypt, US discuss developments in Libya, GERD crisis

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 08:18 GMT

Shoukry reviewed with Pompeo the Egyptian efforts aiming at reaching peaceful settlement, achieving stability in the region and facing terrorism and foreign interference.

GERD: Egypt’s struggle to reach ‘fair’ deal crashing into Ethiopia’s ‘intransigence’

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 06:55 GMT

After a decade of discussing technical and legal issues of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Egypt seemingly found it is time to take further steps, in a bid to bring Ethiopia back on negotiations track or at least stop it from filling the dam next mon

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