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 and Ethiopia between deadlock and breakthrough over Nile dam

Upon his return from Cairo on January 19, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced that he rejected Egypt’s proposal to seek the mediation of the World Bank in the dispute over the... Read more »

Egypt creating African lobby group against Ethiopia dam – Middle East Monitor

Egypt is edging forward to create an African lobby in a bid to defend its position with regards Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, the New Khaleej reported. Egyptian newspaper Al-Shorouk stated that the African... Read more »

Saudi Arabia arrests main investor in Ethiopia’s dam – Middle East Monitor

Saudi authorities have arrested billionaire businessman Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi, the main foreign investor in Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam. Al-Amoudi is thought to be worth $10.9 billion and was the first to donate to... Read more »
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt asks Israel to help solve Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam crisis – Middle East Monitor

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is reported to have asked the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to intervene and help solve his country’s dispute with Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam crisis. The... Read more »

Ethiopian-Egyptian relations will not be affected by GERD: Egyptian Ambassador – Daily News Egypt

By Nihal Mounir Daily News Egypt sat down with Egyptian Ambassador to Ethiopia Abou Bakr Hefny to discuss Ethiopian-Egyptian relations in light of the construction of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) and other... Read more »

Egyptian experts divided over Renaissance Dam declaration of principles

(Al Ahram) Egyptian experts are divided in their reactions to Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Monday signing a declaration of principles over Ethiopia building the Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the... Read more »

Call for Cooperation and Exchange of Information About GERD

The Ethiopian Ambassador to the Sudan, Ambassador Abadi Zemo told a conference in Khartoum that the people of the area will benefit from the establishment of the dam to generate electricity and... Read more »

Al-Sisi, Ethiopia’s PM agree on further Renaissance Dam coordination

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi travelled to Addis Ababa on 29 January as the AU summit is to conclude Saturday.(Photo Presidency Handout) President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said Egypt does not oppose Ethiopia’s right... Read more »

Egypt asks Ethiopia to resume negotiations over ‘Renaissance Dam’

Ethiopia has received an official letter from Egypt suggesting the resumption of negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Renaissance Dam, a senior Ethiopian official has said. Turkish news agency Anadolu... Read more »