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Egypt Said To Be In Talks With Ethiopia Over Nile Dam Plan

Egypt Said To Be In Talks With Ethiopia Over Nile Dam Plan

Egypt's leaders are negotiating with Ethiopia over a Nile River dam project the Ethiopians have begun building, according to reports. The news comes after a week of forceful talk about the dam project, including one session with Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi in which politicians discussed armed intervention, apparently not aware their words were [...]

Little Ethiopia: African diaspora who call US capital home

Little Ethiopia: African diaspora who call US capital home

As many as 250,000 Ethiopians live in and around Washington DC, more than in any urban area outside of the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa itself. There are so many restaurants, shops and businesses catering to Ethiopians that the community has its own 1,000-page telephone book. The country's civil war, which ultimately led to independence [...]

Egyptian president says Nile water will never go beyond national borders

Egyptian president says Nile water will never go beyond national borders

APA- Cairo (Egypt) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stressed on Saturday in Cairo that the flow of Nile water will be confined only inside the territory of Egypt and will never go beyond the country’s borders. President Mubarak told reporters after inaugurating a key road in Cairo that he gave directives to the government for better use of [...]

Ethiopia seeks to reassure Egypt over Nile waters

Ethiopia seeks to reassure Egypt over Nile waters

(AFP) ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia has reassured Egypt that a new pact it signed with four other countries on the sharing of water from the River Nile will not harm Egypt. Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda in May signed the Nile Basin Cooperative Framework meant to replace a 1959 accord between Egypt and Sudan that gives them control of [...]

Egypt, Sudan won’t be forced to sign Nile treaty: officials

Egypt, Sudan won’t be forced to sign Nile treaty: officials

Source, AFP ADDIS ABABA — Egypt and Sudan will not be forced into signing a new deal on the sharing of the Nile's waters, officials stressed Sunday at talks in Addis Ababa. The water ministers of Egypt and Sudan, the largest consumers of the Nile's waters, were in the Ethiopian capital to discuss the increasingly contentious issue, which [...]

Four African countries sign new Nile treaty

Four African countries sign new Nile treaty

(AFP) ENTEBBE, Uganda — Four African countries on Friday signed a new treaty on the equitable sharing of the Nile waters despite strong opposition from Egypt and Sudan who have the lion's share of the river waters. Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania signed the new framework while Kenya issued a support statement, an AFP [...]