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Nile Dam Talks Hit Yet Another Snarl

Via Al Monitor, a report on the latest round of talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the controversial Nile River dam which  collapsed amid Sudanese objections and calls for African Union experts to take on a greater role in resolving the dispute: The latest round of negotiations brokered by the African Union on the filling and operation […]

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Will Egypt Agree To Sell Nile Water?

Via Al Monitor, commentary on the Nile River dispute: As of Dec. 8, Wall Street started trading futures contracts in water, just as it does in gold, oil and basic commodities. This is the first time trading in water as a commodity has taken place in any stock market. This comes at a time when negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and […]

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Nile Dam Dispute: Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia Agree To More Talks

Via Al Jazeera, a report on how the three counties will hold more talks over disputed dam this month after previous negotiations failed to reach a deal: Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold further talks this month to resolve their long-running dispute over the Addis Ababa’s huge dam on the Blue Nile, […]

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Ethiopia’s Hydro-Hegemony

Via The National Interest, a report on how, while the dam dispute between Ethiopia and Egypt most often garners international press, the cases impacting Kenya and Somalia show that the pattern of Ethiopian defiance of international norms cuts deeper: After initial denials, Ethiopia began last summer to fill its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The Ethiopian project is […]

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Sudan: Latest Nile Dam Talks “Failed”

Via Terra Daily, an update on the latest round of discussions on sharing of the Nile: Sudan said Wednesday the latest round of talks with Egypt and Ethiopia over Addis Ababa’s controversial dam on the Blue Nile ended after they failed to make headway. The negotiations, held over videoconference, kicked off Sunday and were meant […]

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Why Nile Renaissance Dam Talks Are On Hold For Now

Via Al-Monitor, commentary on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan whcih have been in a state of calm since the last session that was held under the auspices of the African Union and completely failed to reach a binding agreement between all parties: The negotiation session held Aug. 28 between […]

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