Tag Archives: Renaissance Dam

Sudan says deployment of troops along its border response to military threat from Eritrea, Egypt

ESAT News (January 12, 2018) Sudan says its decision to deploy troops along its border with Eritrea was a response to threats from Eritrea and Egypt. The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) “has directed to continue security arrangements on the eastern Sudan border after being briefed about possible threats from Egypt and Eritrea in the region of Sawa (in Eritrea),” ...

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Egypt calls for World Bank intervention on dam deadlock with Ethiopia

ESAT News (December 26, 2017) Egypt has called for World Bank mediation to resolve a stalemate with Ethiopia that is building a hydroelectric dam on the Abay River. Egypt says the construction of the dam will significantly reduce its share of water. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry was in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to hold talks with his Ethiopian counterpart, ...

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Egypt foreign minister to visit Ethiopia to ‘break deadlocks’ on grand dam

ESAT News (December 25, 2017) Egyptian media reported that foreign minister Sameh Shoukry is set to arrive in Ethiopia on Tuesday for talks with his counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu to “break the deadlock” in tripartite negotiation over the construction of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam. The two sides are expected to iron out their differences regarding the work of the tripartite technical committee ...

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