More than 65% of GERD’s construction completed: Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan

  Ethiopia’s ambassador to Sudan, Mawtada Zoudi, announced on Wednesday that the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has passed 65% completion. During an Iftar (Ramadan breakfast) feast in Sudan... Read more »

Egypt, Ethiopia fail to reach breakthrough in dam negotiations

CAIRO — In an effort to break the stalemate between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the round of negotiations held between the three countries’ foreign ministers, irrigation and water... Read more »

Ethiopia and Egypt Smooth Tensions Over Nile Dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Reservoir By Matina Stevis-Gridneff and Jared Malsin Wall Street Journal CAIRO—Officials from Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on Wednesday made progress after months of acrimony over how to share... Read more »

Egypt unmoved on Ethiopia’s plan to fill Renaissance Dam reservoir

CAIRO — Abdel Mahmoud Abdel Halim, Sudan’s ambassador to Egypt, issued an invitation on March 13 to the Egyptian government for an April 4-5 tripartite meeting, along with Ethiopia, to discuss the filling of the Grand Ethiopian... Read more »

In Africa, War Over Water Looms As Ethiopia Nears Completion Of Nile River Dam : NPR

Boats sail on the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt, last October. Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries, Sudan and Ethiopia, have flared up again over the construction and effects of... Read more »

Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River dam

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP January 21 at 11:01 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a disagreement with Egypt over the hydroelectric... Read more »

Cairo taps World Bank to mediate Ethiopian dam dispute

CAIRO — Egypt is awaiting Ethiopian and Sudanese reaction to its proposal that the World Bank mediate negotiations on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egypt wants the World Bank to... Read more »

Damming the Nile – Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia battle it out – Blogs

The three nations are locked in a dispute about the vast dam being constructed across the Blue Nile in Ethiopia, the source of 85% of Egypt’s water.            ... Read more »

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia tensions over dam flare up again

Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries Sudan and Ethiopia flared up again Thursday over the construction and the effects of a massive dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue... Read more »

Egypt warns Ethiopia Nile dam dispute ‘life or death’

By Samy Magdy | AP By Samy Magdy | AP November 18 at 10:26 AM CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, for the second time in as many days, delivered on Saturday a stern warning to... Read more »