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Ethiopia announces completion of third filling of mega-dam

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua |  Ethiopia announced the successful completion of the third filling of its mega-dam on the Blue Nile. “It is with great pleasure, I announce the successful completion of the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD),” said Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on …

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Egypt rejects Ethiopia’s continued filling of Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Egypt sent a letter on Friday to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to object to Ethiopia’s continued filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). “Egypt completely rejects Ethiopia’s continuation of filling the GERD unilaterally without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan,” said …

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Egypt, EU discuss developments of Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Ethiopia announced operation of the first two turbines of its multi-billion-dollar hydropower dam to generate electricity Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Aty held talks in Cairo with visiting European Union’s special envoy for the Horn of Africa Annette Weber on the developments of …

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Egypt calls for resuming negotiations on Ethiopia’s dam project

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | The Egyptian government called on Tuesday for resuming negotiations on the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as soon as possible. Egypt is keen to reach a legally binding deal on the filling and operating of the GERD that secures Ethiopia’s interests in electricity generation and …

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Sudan renews rejection of Ethiopia’s measures over Nile Dam

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan on Monday reiterated its rejection of Ethiopia’s completion of the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). “The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources renews Sudan’s firm position in rejecting neighboring Ethiopia’s unilateral measures, its fait accompli policies and ignoring of the legitimate …

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