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Egypt asserts right to block upstream Nile dams

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt insisted on Tuesday it can block dams and other projects upstream on the Nile, challenging a new deal among African nations seeking to alter historic water sharing arrangements... Read more »

Egypt angered by the new Tana Beles dam, Trying to block the new Nile deal

* President is set for Italian visit in protest over European aid for Ethiopia dam projects Egypt has intensified various diplomatic efforts to delegitimise recent new Nile deal signed by four countries.... Read more »

Egypt and Sudan Oppose Nile Deal – Aljazeera VIDEO

Watch Al jazeera video on The new Nile Treaty A controversial deal has been signed to share the waters of the world’s longest river. But Egypt and Sudan are not happy at... Read more »
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Ethiopian led river Nile agreement signed without Egypt and Sudan

River Nile basin states have today signed an agreement on the Nile river basin cooperative framework in which they agreed to collectively work towards conserving river Nile and equitably using it’s water.... Read more »

East Africa seeks more Nile water from Egypt

Four East African states have signed an agreement to seek more water from the River Nile – a move strongly opposed by Egypt and Sudan. Under a 1929 accord, some 90% of... Read more »
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Egypt won’t give up one drop of Nile water rights

CAIRO — Egypt is refusing to relinquish a drop of its legal right to the lion’s share of Nile river water, despite demands from other African countries for a more equitable sharing... Read more »

U.S. Special Envoy Gration Traveling to Sudan and Ethiopia

Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC May 4, 2010 U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration is currently traveling to Sudan and Ethiopia from May 3, 2010 to May 9, 2010. In... Read more »

Ethiopia and 6 More Countries To Sign Nile Water Sharing Treaty

– Egypt and Sudan Object The Treaty – “Any Treaty without Egypt and Sudan is mean the death of the Nile Basin initiative.” Egypt Ethiopia says seven African nations will sign an... Read more »