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Ethiopia begins constructing new dam in northern Amhara region
World

Ethiopia begins constructing new dam in northern Amhara region

Ethiopia broke ground on Saturday and began building a new dam worth US$125 million in North Shewa, Amhara Region. Construction…
Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia launch new round of negotiations on GERD
Egypt

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia launch new round of negotiations on GERD

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Saturday launched a new round of negotiations in Sudan regarding the filling and operating of…
Egypt to soon launch modern irrigation systems: Minister
Egypt

Egypt to soon launch modern irrigation systems: Minister

Collaborating with the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, the Ministry of Agriculture is set to launch modern irrigation systems…
Egypt sensitive to ‘uncoordinated’ action on Nile water
Environment

Egypt sensitive to ‘uncoordinated’ action on Nile water

Any work done on the Upper Nile should be organized via coordination between upstream and downstream countries, Minister of Irrigation…
Cabinet refutes rumors about market spread of cancerous watermelon
Egypt

Cabinet refutes rumors about market spread of cancerous watermelon

The Cabinet’s information center denied rumors about the market spread of cancerous watermelon containing white substance on the inside. The…
Turkey’s 12,000-year-old Hasankeyf about to be engulfed
Middle East

Turkey’s 12,000-year-old Hasankeyf about to be engulfed

From the ancient citadel overlooking the valley, Ridvan Ayhan looks at the Tigris with a furrowed brow. The river that…
World Bank offers Egypt $500 mn for agriculture
Economy

World Bank offers Egypt $500 mn for agriculture

In a meeting with Agriculture Minister Ezz El-Din Abu Steit, the World Bank offered Egypt a flexible loan of US$…
Egypt below water poverty level: Minister
Egypt

Egypt below water poverty level: Minister

  Egypt’s Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ezz Eddin Abo Setit said on Wednesday that Egypt suffers from water…
Egypt’s rice farmers see rough times downstream of new Nile mega-dam
Business

Egypt’s rice farmers see rough times downstream of new Nile mega-dam

Rice farmers in Kafr Ziada village in the Nile River Delta have ignored planting restrictions aimed at conserving water for…
Egypt, OFID sign $53.2mn irrigation project agreement
Business

Egypt, OFID sign $53.2mn irrigation project agreement

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Chairman of the OPEC Fund of International Development (OFID) Suleiman al-Herbish…
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