Tag Archives: Renaissance Dam

Egypt, Ethiopia & Sudan reach preliminary deal on Ethiopia’s Nile dam

6 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

    The three countries have agreed on a set of principles regarding use of the Blue Nile and of Ethiopia’s new dam

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have reached a preliminary agreement on sharing the Nile River’s waters and operating Ethiopia’s contested Grand Renaissance Dam, Egypt’s official news agency said.
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Egypt-Ethiopia talks ‘overcame confidence obstacle’, says Egyptian minister

1 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

    Egypt’s irrigation minister says Egypt-Ethiopia relations are improving amid talks on Grand Renaissance Dam

Negotiations between Egypt and Ethiopia for the Grand Renaissance Dam have overcome the “obstacle of rebuilding confidence,” Egypt’s irrigation minister said on Tuesday.
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Addis Abeba – Cairo dance: Is more water allocation on offer or the answer to the puzzle?

28 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory
by Ahram Online: Ethiopia insistent on dam talks with Egypt: MENA
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Propaganda chief urges Ethiopia’s local media to be in campaign mode about renaissance dam; PM’s narrow int’l water law perspective

16 Feb

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

At a meeting with local journalists on Thursday February 13, 2014, Ethiopia’s propaganda chief Redwan Hussein urged media operatives to furnish the international community with up to date information on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – the Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) reported. The whole purpose is to get the rest of the world to stand in support of Ethiopia’s position – in his words – “አለም አቀፉ ማህበረሰብ ከኢትዮጵያ ጎን እንዲሰለፍ [ለማድረግ]”. Is this really possible?
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Egypt may take Nile dam dispute with Ethiopia to Security Council

21 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory
By Walaa Hussien*, al-Monitor

After all attempts to solve the Egyptian-Ethiopian crisis over the Renaissance Dam at the negotiating table ended in failure after a third round of negotiations on Jan. 4, with Egypt withdrawing from the discussions and conferences being held in Khartoum, there is now talk at the governmental level about internationalizing the issue. At the same time, Egypt is witnessing rising popular demands to resort to the UN Security Council to establish Egypt’s right to veto the establishment of the Renaissance Dam, given the potential danger it represents to Egyptian water security.
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Referendum over, Cairo says time to give closer look to Nile water problem with Ethiopia

18 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory
By Ayah Aman, Al-Monitor

Technical negotiations among water ministers from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have reached a dead end after all parties refused the proposals set forth to solve the crisis that revolves around the repercussions Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam have on Egypt’s water security. These repercussions were discussed during three rounds of negotiations in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.
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Egypt’s El-Beblawi: Dam negotiations with Ethiopia are ‘not over’

10 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem has stated that the negotiations with Ethiopia over its major hydroelectric dam project, the Grand Renaissance Dam, have not finished, despite recent deadlock.
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Second round talks over Ethiopia’s Blue Nile dam begin in Khartoum

8 Dec

by Ahmed Eleiba, Ahram Online
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

The second round of tripartite negotiations concerning the Grand Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia began on Sunday in Khartoum.
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