Showing posts with label Sudan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sudan. 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, 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.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Video: Sudan floods kill 100, destroy villages

Thousands of houses have been destroyed and several villages submerged after flooding triggered by torrential rainfall killed 100 people across Sudan, officials and an AFP photographer said on Sunday.

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 29, 2016

Four African nations agree to improve use of key water resource under UN-backed plan. -Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan to ensure the equitable use of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System.


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UN, 18 September 2013 – Four African nations today agreed to a United Nations-backed plan that seeks to optimize the use of a key underground aquifer system and improve the management of water resources.

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.

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.

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.

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