Tanzania and Malawi on Tuesday launched a joint commission on Songwe River Basin aimed at running irrigation and power generation projects worth 829 million U.S. dollars.

The tripartite committee including water ministers of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt on Tuesday has kicked off a new round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Addis Ababa.

The leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia say they have made progress in their talks on sharing the waters of the Nile River.

Talks are scheduled to begin this week in Washington, D.C., to modernize the document that coordinates flood control and hydropower generation in the United States and Canada along the 1,200-mile (

Sudanese and Ethiopian leaders have confirmed their commitment to resolving the disputes with Egypt over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) peacefully.

Egypt's foreign minister has delivered a warning to Ethiopia over a dam it is building on a Nile River tributary.

The MoU aims to promote and facilitate technical support as well as to develop, protect and utilize the joint water resources between the two countries.

Delegations of Egypt and Ethiopia on Wednesday arrived in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to take part in a tripartite meeting regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Brazilian President Michel Temer opened an international conference on world water supplies in Brasilia on Monday, saying there is "no time to lose" to avoid disaster.

Cairo - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has met his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo, as the two countries look to repair ties that were recently frayed over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethio

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