Ethiopia-Egypt talks on Nile dam stumble

World Bulletin/News Desk Consultations among experts of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt aimed at determining the impact of Ethiopia’s $4.8 billion dam project on the Nile’s upper reaches halted amid differences between Egypt... Read more »

Egypt to boost cooperation with Ethiopia in education and science

Egypt will widen its cooperation agreements with Ethiopian universities, as part of efforts to narrow the gap between both countries, Al-Ahram’s Arabic news website reported. Speaking with Ethiopia’s ambassador to Egypt, Mahmoud... Read more »

Ethiopia to build two more dams for power generation

World Bulletin/News Desk Ethiopia is planning to build two more hydro-electric dams over the southern Omo River on border with Kenya for generating electricity, an Ethiopian spokesman said Saturday. “Gilgel Gibe IV... Read more »

Egypt says it has new ‘vision’ for Ethiopia’s dam

Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Hossam El-Moghazi told privately owned Mehwar channel that Egypt has a new “vision” regarding Ethiopia’s planned Grand Renaissance Dam ahead of another round of talks in the Sudanese capital.... Read more »

Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

With every generation, the chance to see some of the world’s last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were... Read more »

Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

With every generation, the chance to see some of the world’s last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were... Read more »

Egypt’s FM meets Ethiopian counterpart for dam talks

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy met on Wednesday with his Ethiopian counterpart Tedros Adhanom to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries and issues related to Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, Al-Ahram’s Arabic... Read more »

Egypt Willing to Negotiate With Ethiopia

Nabil Fahmy, the Foreign Minister of Egypt, has reportedly stated that Egypt is willing to negotiate earnestly with Ethiopia regarding the proposed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) following a period of heightened diplomatic... Read more »

Ethiopia ignores ‘repeated’ calls for dam negotiations: Egypt FM

Egypt has repeatedly called for negotiations with Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam but has not received a real response, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said. Fahmy, in an interview with Al-Ahram... Read more »

Egypt President Morsi Aide Apologizes After Ethiopia Remarks Broadcast Live

VOA: Egyptian politicians have proposed ways to sabotage an Ethiopian dam project in talks that were televised live without the politicians’ knowledge. An aide to Egypt’s president apologized for failing to tell... Read more »