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Ethiopia ambassador to Sudan hints Egypt turning GERD dispute in to politics

January 23,2018,19:50 The Ethiopian ambassador to Sudan Mulugeta Zewdie suggested that Egypt is turning the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) into a political issue, which he said is a technical matter. In an interview with the Sudanese daily newspaper Sudan Vision, Zewdie accused some parties of transforming ...

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Nile water crisis place Sudan Egypt, and Ethiopia on the brink of war

January 15, 2018,19:40 The irony of the presence of Egyptian troops gathering on the Eritrean-Sudanese border over its objection to Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam is not lost on legal experts aware of Egypt’s direct responsibility in signing away Sudan’s and its own legal right to permanent access to the Nile river ...

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Bringing in the bank

04, January 2018,22:00 Could World Bank involvement in technical negotiations over the planned Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam end the current stalemate “It was a totally unexpected step,” commented Diaaeddin Al-Kousi, an expert on water issues and former adviser to the minister of water resources and irrigation, in reaction to news ...

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Egypt’s Shoukry proposes World Bank as third party on Ethiopian dam technical studies

Egypt Wants World Bank to Help With Ethiopia Dam Impasse December 26/ 2017, 21:00 Ahramonline  Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry suggested in a meeting on Tuesday with Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu that the World Bank act as an impartial third party in the technical committee studying the effects of construction ...

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Egypt FM to head to Ethiopia after Nile dam talks stall

Reporting by Nadine Awadalla and Eric Knecht 24 December 2017,14:50 CAIRO- Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will visit Addis Ababa next week for talks with his Ethiopian counterpart, a foreign ministry spokesman said, in a bid to end a standoff over a multi-billion dollar dam project on the Nile river. ...

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Stopping The Nile New dam for Ethiopia

An enormous hydropower development in Ethiopia is expected to put further pressure on Egypt’s already fragile water supply. 05 Dec 2017,09:00 Egypt is dependent on the River Nile – 95 per cent of the 97 million population lives within 20km of the river, the country’s only perennial water supply, with ...

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