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Nile dam talks to restart this week as Egypt accuse Ethiopia of blocking progress

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia said Sunday they would resume talks this week over a contentious, massive Nile dam, even as Egypt accused Ethiopia of trying to hinder progress on a resolution to disagreements over the project.The construction of the...

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...

Sudan to mediate Egypt-Ethiopia dam dispute

A top Sudanese general on Sunday said his country would mediate a deal on an escalating dispute between Ethiopia and Egypt over Ethiopia’s mega dam on the Nile River.The deputy head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, said...

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...

Ethiopia pulls out of talks on Nile dam row

Ethiopia's Water Minister Seleshi Bekele has said the country will not participate in fresh talks on the future of a giant hydropower project on the Nile River.The talks were to be hosted by the United States on Thursday and...

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...
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