Meles Zenawi warns Egypt off Nile war

By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Egypt could not win a war with Ethiopia over the River Nile and is also supporting rebel groups in an attempt to destabilise the Horn... Read more »

Egyptian Foreign M. Abul Gheit upbeat about talks with Ethiopian officials over Nile waters

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abu Gheit was feeling positive about talks held in Addis Ababa between Ethiopian officials and himself and Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation, Fayza Abul Naga. The talks focused... Read more »

The threat of a water war over the Nile

Egypt and Sudan draw battle lines with upstream nations over access to the Nile NATIONS FIGHT over water, especially when access is curtailed or threatened, and there are the ingredients for a... Read more »

Nile agreement countries reject Egyptian pressure

* Group of five will not renege on deal * Sudan says “freezing” cooperation * New meeting called to tackle impasse By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA, June 27 (Reuters) – Five East... Read more »
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Egypt, Sudan won’t be forced to sign Nile treaty: officials, Tension on Nile Meeting

* Sudan says “freezing” cooperation * The deal can not be forced upon us : Egypt ADDIS ABABA — Egypt and Sudan will not be forced into signing a new deal on... Read more »
A view of Assuan and Nile river

Who owns the Nile’s water?

Simon Kitra’s back garden looks out over the world’s second-largest freshwater lake. His front lawn opens on to the world’s longest river. If the 20-year-old Ugandan fisherman needs reminding of where his... Read more »

Ethiopia and Some Nile Basin states sign deal, Egypt objects

* Kenya says will sign as soon as possible * Egypt says agreement lacks legitimacy By Elias Biryabarema ENTEBBE, Uganda, May 14 (Reuters) – Four east African countries signed a new deal... Read more »