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Ethiopia and Sudan PMs agree to resume negotiations Nile dam

Prime ministers of Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to resume negotiations on the filling and use of the Grand Renaissance Dam , signalling a partial end to tensions over the Nile waters.Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok on Thursday in a...

Ethiopia insist won’t be forced by US on dam deal

Ethiopia refuses to be pressured by the United States into signing a deal with Egypt and Sudan over its controversial dam on the Nile River, says Ethiopia’s foreign minister.In an interview with The Associated Press, Gedu Andargachew said the...

Ethiopia says Trump got inaccurate information on Nile dam

An Ethiopian Cabinet minister says that U.S. President Donald Trump was provided with “inaccurate and inadequate” information about the dam the country is building on the Nile River.The remarks came amid a public disagreement with Egypt after Ethiopia did...

Ethiopia berates US for undiplomatic role in Nile Dam talks

Ethiopia on Tuesday accused the United States of being "undiplomatic" in trying to resolve a row over a giant dam on the Nile River but vowed to continue with ongoing talks.The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, set to become the...

Egypt says will use ‘all means’ to defend Nile interests

Egypt on Saturday said it would use “all available means” to defend “the interests” of its people after Ethiopia skipped the latest round of U.S.-brokered talks on a disputed Nile dam project with Egypt and Sudan.A final deal on...

U.S. to remain engaged with Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on Blue Nile dam

The United States will continue to work with Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan until they sign an accord on a giant Blue Nile hydropower dam, after failing to secure signatures from the three countries this week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven...

Nile dam dispute; Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan fail to reach final agreement

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have failed to reach a final agreement on the filling up and operation of what will be Africa's biggest hydro-electric dam that is being built on River Nile.Ethiopian Ambassador to US Fitsum Arega has tweeted...

Ethiopia mega dam to be filled ‘within seven years’

Ethiopian ministers have said the country will fill up the Grand Renaissance Dam over a period of "between four to seven years" despite Egypt's push for a longer span, the state-linked Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reports.Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew...

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan agree on initial Nile dam deal

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached an initial agreement on the filling and operation of the Ethiopia Renaissance dam being built on the River Nile.A joint statement by the three countries, along with the US and the World Bank, says negotiators...

Ethiopia’s Nile dam talks with Egypt, Sudan end with no agreement

The fourth and final round of talks between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on Ethiopia’s construction of a mega dam on the Nile River concluded Thursday without producing an agreement.The two days of negotiations in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa,...
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