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Under what authority can prime minister invite Egypt and Sudan to become GERD shareholders?

6 Nov

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory

The story currently fuming or confusing a good number of Ethiopians in the diaspora is the so-called “October initiative” by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. He is quoted more on the foreign media about having suggested that Egypt and the Sudan could become joint owners of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
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Renaissance Dam could be source of prosperity to Egypt, Nile Basin states, says Egyptian PM

31 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy has said that the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam could be a source of prosperity for both Egypt, Ethiopia and the Nile Basin countries. He emphasized that Ethiopia has no problem with water availability but only seeks to generate electricity through the dam.
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Ethiopia & Egypt’s diplomacy to tackle the vexed Nile River issues under climate of uncertainties

25 Jul

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

Enters June 30, 2013 in Egypt. The warning by the opposition, especially the Tamarod campaign, which former President Mohamed Morsy had defied, even jeered at, became what it said it would be. This was shown by the thunderous speed and might that swept him out of office, leaving lessons to those that arrogantly scoff at the power of the people.
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Egypt’s foreign ministry says Cairo ‘deeply concerned’ over Ethiopia’s lack of response to Nile dispute

20 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Egypt’s foreign ministry expressed on Saturday “deep concern” that the Ethiopian government has not yet responded to an Egyptian invitation to discuss the dispute over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project.
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NILE: Egypt’s other existential crisis

16 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

by Brian Stewart*

Today’s Egyptians are facing two overriding crises that threaten their national wellbeing.

The one that is getting all the world headlines involves the domestic unrest over the now former Islamist government; the other is a foreign threat to alter the flow of the country’s essential life force, the Nile River.
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Tedros hopes dialogue will ease Nile row with Egypt, without ruling out international mediation

30 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

ALGIERS – Ethiopia is hoping that talks with Egypt will ease a row over sharing the waters of the Nile, Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom said on Sunday during a trip to Algeria.

But Tedros did not rule out “international mediation” if the talks founder.
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Bloomberg Editors: Egypt Should Welcome Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

25 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Ethiopia is building a giant hydropower dam on the Nile. The project, however, makes Egypt unhappy, as its water supply could be threatened. Though both countries could find ways to benefit from the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, neither has displayed exemplary conflict-management skills.
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Cairo sheds more light on the Ethiopia-Egypt Nile talks: Is Cairo on the ginning or spinning phase?

23 Jun

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

A few days ago, I implored Ethiopian officials to be transparent with the Ethiopian people. I urged them to tell us what they have promised the Egyptian side during the June 16-17 talks between Foreign Ministers Tedros Adhanom and Kamel Amer. I put this to TPLF/EPRDF leaders in an article entitled Ethiopian officials tell the world Ethio-Egypt talks were successful: What have they achieved?
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