Egypt raises ‘extreme concern’ about Nile dam with Ethiopia

Egypt’s president on Thursday expressed his “extreme concern” to Ethiopia’s visiting prime minister over the lack of progress in talks on the impact of a massive upstream dam that Egypt fears could... Read more »

Stalling negotiations on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry traveled to Ethiopia on December 26, for a meeting with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in which they discussed the stalling of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance... Read more »

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan Reach Preliminary Agreement On Dam Operations

Cairo — Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reached a preliminary draft agreement governing the Renaissance dam operations, state-run news agency MENA reported Friday. The draft includes principles governing cooperation among the three countries... Read more »

Rapprochement on the Nile

Ethiopia and Egypt have successfully managed to end their millennia-long rivalry over the river Nile. Ethiopia’s announcement in 2011 of its intention to construct Africa’s largest hydropower plant on its share of... Read more »

Ethiopian minister upbeat about dam talks with Egypt – Al

Ethiopian minister upbeat about dam talks with Egypt Author: Ayah Aman Posted November 6, 2014 CAIRO — Negotiations between Egypt and Ethiopia over the controversial Renaissance Dam are “improving perfectly,” according to Ethiopian... Read more »

Egypt, Sudan Agree to Six-Month Study of Ethiopia Hydropower Dam

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan agreed to complete studies within six months on the impact of an Ethiopian hydropower dam on the main tributary of the Nile river after Egypt raised concern about... 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 committed to ‘genuine negotiations with Egypt’: Ethiopian minister

Ethiopia is “committed to genuine negotiations with Egypt” in order to address the downstream nation’s concerns about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)(Photo from Ethiopian Electric Power Cooperation) Ethiopia is “committed to... Read more »

Ethiopia Dam is ‘declaration of war’: Egypt Islamist Leader Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya

Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam and the diversion of the Blue Nile is a declaration of war on Egypt, Sheikh Abdel-Akher Hammad of Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya said on Wednesday.  Sheikh Abdel-Akher Hammad calls on Egypt... Read more »

Ethiopia Diverts The Flow of Blue Nile – Egypt and Sudan Concerned

By William Davidson Ethiopia’s government said it will try to accommodate nations concerned that their water supplies may be affected by the damming of the Blue Nile River, as Sudanese and Egyptian... Read more »