Egypt convinced Burundi to support them on Nile share

Burundi supports Egypt’s quest to defend its rightful share of Nile water resources, announced the Republic of Burundi’s Deputy President Gervais Rovkiri on Monday. At a joint press conference... Read more »

Egypt trying get support from Uganda by helping a construction of electricity plants

According to an Egyptian News source almasryalyoum.com, The Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Egypt has announced the establishment of an Egyptian company for electricity generation in Uganda. On... Read more »

Egypt, Sudan to attend January Nile Basin extraordinary meeting in Kenya

APA-Cairo (Egypt) Egypt and Sudan have decided to take part in the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Nile Basin countries to be held in Nairobi... Read more »

Egypt’s Mubarak and Tanzania bilateral talks cover Nile resources

As part of talks between the two leaders, the controversial Nile resource-sharing agreement was discussed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met this morning with his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete for... Read more »

Egypt requested delay for Sudan referendum, according to new WikiLeaks cable

The referendum can create a country could threaten Egypt’s access to the Nile. Egypt views the Horn of Africa as vital to its national security interests. Egyptian officials have... Read more »

Arab League moves to avert Nile crisis following Meles Zenawi’s war remarks

The Arab League plans to use its good relations with Nile Basin states to mediate between them on the one hand and Egypt and Sudan on the other in... Read more »

Ethiopia and Egypt in war of words over Meles Zenawi’s statement

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Ethiopia and Egypt, the two biggest populous countries in Africa, are involved in their first war of words through international media after Ethiopia accused Egypt of... Read more »

Ethiopia Says It Has Evidence That Egypt Supported Rebel Movements

Ethiopia has evidence that Egypt recently aided rebel movements in the country, said the State Minister for Communications, Shimeles Kemal. The allegation of Egyptian support for outlawed Ethiopian groups... Read more »

Egypt says “amazed” by Meles Zenawi Nile remarks

* Ethiopia said Egypt would not win a war over Nile * Nile-dependent Egypt says wants cooperation * Egypt dismisses charge that backing Ethiopia rebels By Amena Bakr and... Read more »

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... Read more »