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Ethiopia Slams Trump’s Dam Remark, Says ‘will Not Tolerate Aggression’; Summons Envoy

"They will end blowing up the dam," US President Donald Trump said, referring to Ethiopia, adding, “I say it loud and clear,...

Africa’s largest dam powers dream of prosperity in Ethiopia — and fears of hunger in Egypt

A colossal dam is near completion on Ethiopia’s stretch of the Nile, a project so large that it promises to set the...

GERD: Cairo jumps on Kenyatta stopover to discuss Ethiopian dam

Egypt's Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Atti took advantage of President Kenyatta's refuelling stops on the way to Paris to...

Ethiopia’s flight ban over GERD could worsen dispute with Egypt and Sudan

Ethiopia has banned all flights over its giant new hydropower dam on the Blue Nile for security reasons, the head of its...

U.S. Halts Some Foreign Assistance Funding to Ethiopia Over Dam Dispute with Egypt, Sudan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has approved a plan to halt U.S. foreign assistance to Ethiopia as the Trump administration attempts to...

Final report on current GERD talks to be submitted on Friday: Egypt

Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources announced Sunday that all countries participating in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations will...

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume African Union-led talks

The three nations agree to present proposals on management of Ethiopia's controversial $4bn dam within two days. Sudan, Egypt...

How the Grand Renaissance Dam might spark basin-wide water cooperation

Ethiopia’s on-going construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River has attracted speculation that it could lead to...

Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebrates

As Ethiopia celebrated rains which began filling a controversial dam on a tributary of the River Nile, Egypt was fuming.

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan reach ‘major common understanding’ on dam

Ethiopia's prime minister said on Tuesday his country, Egypt, and Sudan reached a "major common understanding which paves the way for a...

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to hold “mini-summit” on GERD after AU-led negotiations end with little progress

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to hold “mini-summit” on GERD after AU-led negotiations end with little progress: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will meet with Sudan...

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Biden has issued over 30 Executive Orders in his first five days in office.

President Joe Biden has signed a flurry of executive orders, actions, and memorandums aimed at rapidly addressing the coronavirus pandemic and dismantling many...

DITCH R-ARCIS, IMPLEMENT NATIONAL DIALOGUE RESOLUTIONS” JCE URGE IGAD

South Sudan’s Jieng Council of Elders (JCE) has called on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) which, mediated the revitalized peace agreement...

S. Sudan: Disinfectors distributed to all Primary & Secondary as Govt. plan to reopen all schools in April

The Government distributed disinfectors to all schools in preparation for the re-opening of all classes. This is to enable school children to...

12 health workers test positive for COVID-19 in Yirol hospital

Health authorities in South Sudan’s Lakes state say, at least twelve of their health workers in Yirol Hospital tested positive for coronavirus...