Sudan says water levels on the Blue Nile had declined by 90 million cubic meters in 24 hours after Ethiopia started filling the dam on its side of the border

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8 August 2020
Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation: We will follow developments on the Renaissance Dam in a way that secures the national interests of the country
The Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation renews its rejection of any unilateral measures taken by any party before reaching an agreement on the Renaissance Dam
3 week ago
Sudan says water levels on the Blue Nile had declined by 90 million cubic meters in 24 hours after Ethiopia started filling the dam on its side of the border
Ethiopia denies reports government has started filling dam
Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman: Cairo requested an official clarification from the Ethiopian government regarding the correctness of information about starting filling the reservoir of the Renaissance Dam
The Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation holds an urgent meeting to discuss the Ethiopian announcement of the start of the first filling of the Renaissance Dam
Ethiopia has started to fill Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: The desire of the Ethiopian people who waited for this moment has been fulfilled and the process of mobilizing the dam is continuing
Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: We have reservations about some points in the dialogue with Egypt and Sudan
The Ethiopian Minister of Water and Irrigation announces the start of filling the Renaissance Dam
Ethiopian Ministry of Irrigation: committed to the flexibility to reach an agreement and the African Union-led negotiations are the most appropriate for the solution
Internet back (for those of us with broadband/landline connection). Here is footage from yesterday in Shashamene. Most of the city centre looks like this. Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Water Minister announces that no agreement has been reached in the Renaissance Dam negotiations
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Sentinel-1 satellite images from @esa taken over the dam from 27 June and 9 July shows the increase in water being held back at the dam. This is radar imagery, so the water shows as dark, the land is lighter
Hi-res satellite imagery shows reservoir is filling at the disputed $4.8 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam which may impact Egypt and Sudan for life on the Nile. Imagery from 26/6 & 12/7 shows the rise - which is said to take at least 5 years to fill. @Maxar
Egyptian Foreign Minister: All efforts made regarding the Renaissance Dam negotiations have not yielded results
Sameh Shoukry: We hope that the parties to the Renaissance Dam negotiations will not take unilateral measures
The Ethiopian Foreign Minister denies what is being circulated in the media about the start of filling of the Renaissance Dam reservoir on July 8
The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation: We rejected Ethiopia's proposal to postpone the settlement of the contentious points of the negotiation process for the Renaissance Dam and refer it to the technical committee
The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation announces that Cairo rejected an Ethiopian proposal to postpone the settlement of the contentious points in the current negotiation process on the Renaissance Dam
Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation: Negotiations on the Renaissance Dam continue until next Monday
1 month ago
Death toll from protests in Ethiopia rises to 239, most of them from Oromia region
Spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources: We will not reach a fair agreement if Ethiopia continues its unacceptable militancy
The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation: Continuing differences in the negotiations of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam regarding the filling and operation of the dam, despite the flexibility shown by Egypt in its proposals
Spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation: There are still substantial contentious points about the Renaissance Dam
It's day seven of Ethiopia's national internet shutdown as the country enters a new work week offline; real-time network data show national connectivity at just 11% of ordinary levels with ordinary users remaining cut off from the world
The former Ethiopian Consul General in America confirms the arrest of an Ethiopian Minister of Defense with accusation he was a magician. He says that his life is in danger
The number of people killed in protests in Ethiopia following the killing of a popular singer has jumped to 156, security official tells Reuters
Sudanese Minister of Irrigation: negotiations for the Renaissance Dam will resume in the coming days
Sudanese Minister of Irrigation: The recent preparations for the Renaissance Dam negotiations are ongoing and the African Union is working on preparing a list of African experts in addition to the three observers who work with the negotiating teams
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