Showing posts with label Ethiopia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ethiopia. Show all posts

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Egypt rejects accusation of using Sudan's Nile water quota

Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry rejected on Wednesday the statements of his Sudanese counterpart that Egypt used some of Sudan's Nile water quota for many years.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month

Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought at the end of this month, the UN has warned.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Africa uses only 10 percent of hydropower potential

Only 10 percent of Africa’s hydropower potential has been tapped, according to an energy expert.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

11 million people in urgent food need in drought-hit Northeast Africa: UN agencies

Some 11 million people are in urgent need of food assistance in drought-plagued Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, regional representatives of the UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

ETHIOPIA LANDSLIDE: NUMBER OF DEAD AT RUBBISH DUMP HITS 113

The death toll from Saturday’s landslide at a vast dump in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, has now risen to 113 people, local officials say.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan sign final contracts on Nile dam studies

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have signed the final contracts for the long-awaited technical studies on the impact on downstream countries of a giant dam that Addis Ababa is building, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported.

Friday, August 05, 2016

Renaissance Dam will not negatively affect Egypt: Ethiopia's Parliament Speaker

Addis Ababa will not allow Egypt and its people to suffer from negative effects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Ethiopia’s parliament speaker Abadula Gemeda assured an Egyptian MP during a Pan-African Parliament meeting in South Africa’s Johannesburg.

Friday, January 22, 2016

El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries – UN agency

UN, 22 January 2016 – El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries – UN agency The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners announced today they predict a major global increase in health consequences of emergencies this year due to El Niño.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Ethiopia drought 'as bad for children as Syria's war'

The UN says the worst drought in 30 years in Ethiopia means 400,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition and more than 10 million people need food aid.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia sign deal on Nile dam

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia signed a deal Tuesday on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) following three days of meetings in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Renaissance Dam negotiations currently 'difficult' (Egypt's prime minister)

Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said on Monday that negotiations are currently "difficult" over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam which is currently being built on the Blue Nile, state owned MENA agency reported.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Drought in Ethiopia Leaves 10 Million Without Food

The government of Ethiopia increased the estimated number of people in dire need of food aid because of the drought to 10.1 million. More than 50 percent of the affected population are children.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

El Niño worsens food security in East Africa (UN)

An estimated 32.1 million people in East Africa would need food aid by the beginning of 2016 due to El Niño phenomenon, the UN has said.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Cairo worried rate of Renaissance Dam construction too quick to execute recommendations

Egypt expressed worries on Sunday that the construction rate of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam is too quick to carry out any future recommendations of the tripartite committee, state news agency MENA reported.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Ethiopia experiencing ‘worst drought in 30 years’ due to El Niño conditions – (UN report)

 UN, 27 October 2015 – Ethiopia is experiencing its worst Drought in 30 years according to the United Nations, with levels of acute need across all humanitarian sectors having already exceeded levels seen in the Horn of Africa Drought of 2011, and which are projected to become far more severe in 2016.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Egypt to hold meeting on Renaissance Dam with Sudan and Ethiopia

Egypt has invited Sudanese and Ethiopian officials for a meeting in Cairo next week to discuss issues regarding Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam, according to an announcement by Minister of Water Sources and Irrigation Hossam Moghazi.

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Foreign consultants miss Renaissance Dam deadline; Egypt concerned

Egypt's irrigation minister Hossam Moghazi expressed on Sunday Egypt’s concern about the failure of foreign consultancy firms to submit reports on the impact of the Renaissance Dam, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

Millions at risk as severe drought hits Ethiopia (video Al Jazeera)

Around 4.5 million Ethiopians could be in need of food aid because of a drought in the country, the UN has said.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Renaissance Dam tripartite meetings to resume in Ethiopia

Egypt's Minister of Irrigation, Hossam Moghazi, said on Monday that the tripartite committee for Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam will meet on 20 and 21 August in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign declaration of principles to resolve Nile dam dispute (UPDATED)

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have signed a declaration of principles on Monday, in a critical step towards resolving a four-year dispute over Nile water sharing arrangements among Basin countries.

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