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

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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

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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, Sudan, Ethiopia deadlocked on Nile dam in new talks

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have failed to reach agreement at a new round of talks hosted by the African Union to regulate the flow of water from the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam built by Addis Ababa, the three countries said. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The AU launched its mediation effort recently, involving 11 online sessions to end the deadlock ...

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Egypt rejects Ethiopia’s proposal to postpone discussions on filling, operating Nile dam

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Egypt has rejected a proposal from Ethiopia to postpone tackling controversial points on the rules of filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) until after an agreement is reached. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Ethiopia demanded to refer these issues to a technical committee that will be formed to follow up the implementation of the terms of the agreement, ...

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan agree to restart stalled dam talks

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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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No progress in Nile dam talks due to Ethiopia’s ‘intransigent stances’ – Egyptian minister

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Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel-Aaty, says there has been no progress made in the recent tripartite talks over the Ethiopian grand dam built on the Nile River due to Ethiopia’s “intransigent stances”. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Abdel-Aaty disclosed this in a statement issued late on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The Minister’s remarks came following a virtual ...

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Nile River: Tackling an emerging African conflict

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A scenario is unfolding in Africa between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project on the Nile River. The project is a gravity dam on the Blue Nile River that has been launched by Ethiopia and under construction since 2011. The Nile River meandering through Juba, South Sudan. Believed to be the longest in the world, at ...

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