Tag Archives: Egypt

27 February 20

Ethiopia will not attend dam talks in US with Egypt, Sundan

Ethiopia’s water ministry says it will not attend talks held in the US this week over its disputed Nile dam project.

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11 January 20

Trump makes bizarre claim over Ethiopia PM’s Nobel Peace Prize

US President Donald Trump puzzled global audiences on Thursday by claiming he was involved in a deal that “saved” Ethiopia and lead to Prime Minister Aboy Ahmed winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

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03 December 19

Talks resume over Ethiopian Nile dam dispute

Talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a controversial dam project in Ethiopia have resumed.

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08 October 19

The human cost of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project has been a constant source of controversy since construction began in 2011. Africa’s biggest dam project is expected to cost a total of US$4.8 billion but the completion date has been pushed back
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01 October 19

No breakthrough in Ethiopia-Egypt Nile dam talks

Talks between Ethiopia and Egypt over the construction of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam have hit a dead-end once again.

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02 September 19

Egypt calls on Ethiopia to fill Renaissance Dam within 7 years

Egypt has submitted an official request to Ethiopia that the East African nation fills the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) within seven years.

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19 January 18

Egypt insists it isn’t meddling in Red Sea crisis, doesn’t want war

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is not meddling in Sudan and Ethiopia’s international affairs, adding that it’s not seeking conflict with its Red Sea neighbours.

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17 January 18

Sudan deploys additional troops to Eritrea border

Sudan has sent more troops to its border with Eritrea as tensions with Egypt continue to rise.

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