Egypt and Kenya officials

Kenya, Egypt play down Nile row

BY AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE CAIRO, Egypt, May 24 – Egypt and Kenya sought to play down a regional row following the signing by five African states of a new agreement on water-sharing... Read more »

Egyptian, African Leaders Discuss Nile River Dispute

Egypt’s president has met with leaders of Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo to discuss a dispute over the Nile River. This month, Kenya and four other African nations signed an... Read more »

New Nile agreement a wake-up call for Egypt: analysts

By Christophe de Roquefeuil (AFP) CAIRO — A new agreement by five African states on Nile water sharing has been a wake-up call for Egypt, which has long considered the river its... Read more »

Kenya signs Nile Basin deal. Rejected by Egypt ( VIDEO )

Kenya signed a new agreement to alter historic water sharing arrangements for the River Nile on Wednesday and said Egypt, which opposes the deal, had little choice but to join the other... Read more »
Nile river in Egypt

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 »

Tension over Nile waters rises

Ethiopia shrugs off protests from groups opposed to building of dam on the river. Ethiopia inaugurated a power plant as tension rose on Nile basin despite rifts on water sharing agreement with... Read more »