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Minister of Irrigation: There is no impact of the Renaissance Dam on this year’s floods

  August 25, 2021(Khartoum)  The Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources, Professor Yasser Abbas, said  the revenue of the White Nile from the flood this year exceeded all that was monitored during the previous 100 years. Professor Yasser explained that the average revenue of the White Nile varied between 70...


UN Security Council Holds Meeting on GERD  

July 9, 2021- (Nyala) The United Nations Security Council tackled a bitter regional dispute on Thursday over a massive dam built by Ethiopia on the main tributary of the Nile River.   The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is the source of an almost decade-long diplomatic standoff between Ethiopia and...


 U.N. Security Council to discuss GERD crisis this week

  July 7, 2021 -The United Nations called on Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Tuesday to recommit to talks on the operation of a giant hydropower dam, urging them to avoid any unilateral action, a day after Ethiopia began filling the dam's reservoir.   The U.N. Security Council will likely...


Ethiopia rejects Arab League resolution on Renaissance Dam

  Report Ethiopia has rejected an Arab League resolution  calling on the United Nations Security Council to intervene in a lingering dispute between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a massive dam Addis Ababa is building on the Blue Nile, the Nile River’s main tributary. Foreign ministers of the 22-member bloc...


GERD crisis tops the Sudanese-Egyptian talks in Khartoum

  Darfur 24-Khartoum A session of joint talks between the Sudanese and Egyptian sides started Wednesday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Sudanese side was headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mariam Al-Saddiq Al-Mahdi, and included the Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources, while the Egyptian side...


Ethiopian peacekeepers serving with UNAMID refuse to return home

  ]Darfur 24-Khartoum The Commissioner for Refugees in North Darfur State, Mohamad Al-Fateh, said  more than 100 Ethiopian soldiers serving with  the United Nations and the African Union mission in Darfur  UNAMID  refused to return to their country of origin, (Ethiopia)  after ending their tenure  in Darfur. Mohamad Al-Fateh stated...


Egypt president El-Sisi visits Sudan

  Egypt’s president arrived in Sudan on Saturday, his first visit to the country since a popular uprising led to the military’s overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar Al-Bashir in 2019 He was received at Khartoum Airport by the member of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Gen. Ibrahim Jabir, and a number...


Negotiations on Ethiopian Renaissance Dam stalled

Khartoum, Jan. 10 (SUNA) - The six-member meeting between the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Water Resources of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia has failed to reach an acceptable formula for continuation of the negotiations on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms. Naledi Pandor has expressed...

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