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Tripartite negotiations over Ethiopian Renaissance dam reach another stalemate

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 10:08 GMT

The three technical and legal committees of every country did not reach consensus on the points of contention regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.

AU to receive a GERD final agreement soon, Spox

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 05:44 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources spokesperson, Mohamed El Sebaie said Sunday that the Ethiopian GERD negotiations are entering their last phases.

Egypt closely follows up Mali’s political crisis, condemns all forms of violence

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 11:07 GMT

Cairo offered its deep condolences to the Malian people for the victims of the recent violence, the statement continued.

AU suspends Mali’s membership, demands release of deposed president

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 10:27 GMT

“The African Union Peace and Security Council suspends Mali from the African Union until the restoration of constitutional order and demands the release of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

Egypt’s Sisi to S.African counterpart: Reaching comprehensive, legal deal on GERD inevitable

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 11:34 GMT

President Sisi voiced his rejection of any unilateral measures that would harm Egypt's water rights, expressing his appreciation for President Ramaphosa’s efforts in this regard.

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.

Egypt’s FM: Ethiopia’s GERD endangers lives of 150M Egyptian, Sudanese citizens

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt referred this issue to the UN to avoid any escalation that could be caused by unilateral actions, said Sameh Shoukry at the UNSC meeting on the GERD.

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.

Despite AU meeting's outcomes, Ethiopia to start filling GERD reservoir in next 2 weeks

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:00 GMT

"Ethiopia is scheduled to begin filling the GERD within the next two weeks, during which the remaining construction work will continue. It is in this period, the three countries have agreed to reach a final agreement on few binding matters," ِEthoipia sai

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.

Egypt celebrates Day of Africa

Mon, 25 May 2020 - 11:09 GMT

On May 25, the African countries celebrate the day which marks the anniversary of founding the first joint African organization, namely the Organization of African Unity

Egypt receives presidency of the African Group

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 09:53 GMT

Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) ambassador Alaa Youssef said Tuesday that Egypt has received the presidency of the African Group.

Egypt supports creation of African expert-level workforce to curb COVID-19 spread

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 12:37 GMT

The ministers tackled the ways of the establishment of a fund to provide the necessary resources to support combating the COVID-19 in the continent.

Sisi stresses integrated approach to Libyan crisis in AU Summit

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 04:07 GMT

“The Libyan crisis is going through a critical phase turning more complicated and incurring security repercussions within Libyan borders and in neighboring countries,” Sisi said.

Sisi invites Djibouti's delegation head to announce AU Summit Bureau 2020

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 01:50 GMT

Sisi Sunday invited the head of Djibouti's delegation, in his capacity as the dean of the African diplomatic corps in Addis Ababa.

Banking coop. with Africa intensified during Sisi’s chairmanship of AU: CBE

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The CBE, in line with the directive of President Sisi, led Egypt's economic convergence and unity with African nations.

President Sisi chairs 33rd AU Summit

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 09:56 GMT

The summit convenes under the theme of "Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions For Africa’s Development".

Egypt’s presidency releases video on its AU chairmanship

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 10:59 GMT

The presidency’s media center released on Saturday a mini-documentary showcasing the achievements of Egypt as the African Union (AU) chair over the past year.

Egyptian, S.African FMs hold talks on Renaissance Dam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The meeting also tackled the bilateral relations between two countries and the mutual cooperation in AU topics, atop of which the AU Peace Fund, Hafez continued.

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