Egypt to introduce artificial intelligence in irrigation water management

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 12:51 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology signed a cooperation protocol.

President Sisi holds meeting on agricultural projects, Sinai development

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 05:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Wednesday with ministers of agriculture and military production.

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 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.

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.

Egypt, Sierra Leone discuss ties in water resources

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 10:20 GMT

Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Aati discussed with Sierra Leone Minister of Water Resources Philip K Lansana bilateral ties in the water resources domain.

GERD issue: Water stations in Khartoum stopped operating after sudden decline in water inflow

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 05:51 GMT

About ten stations stopped operating, he noted, adding that the gates of Roseires Dam were opened to pump water into the station in order to resume operation.

Egypt's PM inspects crucial projects in Aswan

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 04:39 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and a number of ministers visited Aswan to check on a number of projects and facilities.

Negotiations on GERD to end July 12, intl. observers report to AU to be submitted July 13

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 09:47 GMT

Until present, eight days of negotiations gave rise to no outcome.

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

President Sisi inaugurates Sphinx, New Administrative Capital airports

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 10:33 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on June 29, 2020 Sphinx Airport on Cairo-Alex Road and the New Administrative Capital airport via video-conference.

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.

Int'l, regional entities hasten to urge deal before Ethiopia unilaterally fills massive dam

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The U.S. has reaffirmed its support for “a fair and equitable agreement that balances the interests” of Ethiopia and the two downstream nations, while the Arab League said the water security of Egypt and Sudan are integral to the Arab national security.

Egypt’s FM: AL emergency meeting discusses GERD file

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 09:31 GMT

Shoukry said that Ethiopia’s statements regarding the dam are ‘provocative’ and contrary to what Addis Ababa pledged in the 2015 Declaration of Principles

PM visits wastewater treatment plant serving 9M Egyptians after upgrade

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 11:35 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madouli visited on Saturday Abou Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant, which has been recently expanded and upgraded.

Running the tap for 20 seconds wastes 60 liters of water a day

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 10:42 GMT

“It is better to turn off the tap when you wash your hands with soap and re-open it only when needed,” the ministry said

LE14.1B allocated to maintenance of utilities, public buildings in FY2020/2021

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 01:42 GMT

There is a LE2-billion increase compared to the current fiscal year.

LE60.9B allocated to water projects, housing in FY2020/2021

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 01:14 GMT

The ministry plans to raise the coverage of the water supply network, and 500,000 social and middle-income housing units will be built across the country.