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Sudan worried over Ethiopia’s plan to go ahead with filling of Nile dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Sudan has expressed concern over Ethiopia’s announcement of it’s intention to carry on with the second phase of filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Yasir Abbas, Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Minister, expressed the concern on Thursday, January 7, 2021. “The announcement by the Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation and Energy on his country’s intention to ...

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Sudan expresses ‘reservation’ on tripartite meeting on controversial dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Sudan says it has “reservations” over participation in the Tripartite Ministerial meeting involving Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on filling and operation of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) being built on the Blue Nile. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam In a statement issued on Monday, January 4, 2021, the state-owned Sudan News Agency quoted the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources ...

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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan hold talks on Nile Dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan held a virtual meeting over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this in a statement issued in Addis Ababa. The statement said that the three countries’ ministers exchanged views on the continuation of the trilateral negotiation focusing on a draft document presented by the ...

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Water Affairs ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt meet on controversial dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Ministers of Water Affairs of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have held a virtual trilateral meeting on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam According to the Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, observers and experts assigned by the Bureau of the African Union (AU) Assembly attended the meeting, which was held on Wednesday, November 4, ...

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume talks on disputed dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have resumed negotiations on the filling and operation of a controversial dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Blue Nile. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The online meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020 between the three Nile basin countries is the second of a new round of talks brokered by the African Union to resolve the ...

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan agree to restart stalled dam talks

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Egypt said it had agreed with Ethiopia and Sudan to restart stalled talks in order to reach a deal on the rules of filling and operating Addis Ababa’s disputed dam on the Blue Nile. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The announcement was made late on Friday, June 26, 2020 following a mini-African Union summit, chaired by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, ...

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Egypt ratifies Paris Agreement as 152nd Party

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

The Arab Republic of Egypt on Thursday, June 29, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The North African nation thus becomes the 152nd country to endorse the global treaty, after Togo, which ratified the climate accord just a day before on Wednesday, June 28 2017. According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), ...

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Urban development: Egypt to adopt citywide upgrading approach

Egypt UN-Habitat

As Egypt continues to exert all efforts for enhancing living conditions of its inhabitants, and in line with the Egyptian development vision 2030 and its urban development targets, the Ministry of Housing – represented in the Informal Settlement Development Fund – together with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Egypt are initiating a new cooperation entitled “Participatory Citywide ...

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Table tennis: Nigeria, Egypt on superior list in Africa

Segun Toriola

Africa’s super powers in table tennis, Nigeria and Egypt, confirmed their superiority on the continent as the two nations have been in the seeding list of the double event of the 2017 IWTF World Championship holding in Dusseldorf, Germany. In the seeding list released by the table tennis ruling body, previous performance and other championships by these countries counted for ...

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Zamalek vs Rangers: Don’t celebrate yet, Helmy warns players

Mohammed Helmy

Zamalek coach, Mohammed Helmy, has warned his players not to jubilate yet, as they still have the second leg CAF Champions League against Enugu Rangers of Nigeria at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium. The Egyptian giants on Sunday, March 12 2017 fought their way to an epic 4-1 win over Enugu Rangers at the Cairo International Stadium. Despite the comfortable lead, ...

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