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Egypt fears its share of the river waters may be seriously diminished, but seems incapable of standing in the way of Addis Ababa's project - which has now ... is out, the construction on the Blue Nile of the huge Renaissance dam will be finished, and Ethiopia will be in complete control of the flow of its waters.
The Nile is formed by two major tributaries, the White Nile that flows from Lake Victoria to Sudan near the Sudan capital Khartoum where it intersects with the Blue Nile that flows from the Ethiopian highlands, near Lake Tana. Egypt, which mainly relies on the river for its fresh water supply is opposed to ...

World Bank Reneges on Its Promise to Protect Key Biodiversity Site on Uganda's White Nile ... In 2007, the World Bank agreed to finance the building of a dam upstream of Kalagala at the site of the Bujagali Falls, one of the country's most important spiritual sites, over the fierce opposition of Ugandan and ...
Basic medical care is provided in the villages, with serious cases referred to either Malakal hospital - which lies roughly 70km up the White Nile river - or to Aburoc field hospital. Both are run by MSF teams. Isolated villages like Dethok have been spared from much of the violence associated with the war, but ...
Kosti — River-based transport between Sudan and South Sudan is set to resume. The government started preparing the river-based means of transport in order to resume trade with South Sudan after a republican decree to open trade with the border countries. Yasin Humeida, the chairman of the Nile ...
Eighty-five percent of the water comes from the Blue Nile, which has its headwaters in Ethiopia, while the remaining 15 percent come from the White Nile from Lake Victoria. Both rivers meet in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum. In April 2011, Ethiopia started building the GRD in the western edge of the ...

The cement raw materials available in Sudan had encouraged dam construction companies to launch their own cement plants in the vicinity of the required dam, simply to cut cement transportation cost. The most ... Another big cement factory is Rabak Factory in the White Nile State of central Sudan.
The river has two main tributaries known as the White and Blue Niles. The White Nile is the headstream and the mainstream of the Nile while the Blue Nile supplies most of the waters and silt. The Blue Nile flows from Ethiopia and the White Nile flows from Lake Victoria, Allam said, adding that even one of ...
Part of the Nile, known as the White Nile, rises in the mountains of Burundi, far south of Egypt in Africa. The Nile eventually pours into the Mediterranean Sea in the north of Egypt. The river has served as the stem of civilizations, dating from thousands of years ago. Its waters are absolutely critical to Egypt, ...
Egypt fears its share of the river waters may be seriously diminished, but seems incapable of standing in the way of Addis Ababa's project - which has now ... is out, the construction on the Blue Nile of the huge Renaissance dam will be finished, and Ethiopia will be in complete control of the flow of its waters.
The Nile is formed by two major tributaries, the White Nile that flows from Lake Victoria to Sudan near the Sudan capital Khartoum where it intersects with the Blue Nile that flows from the Ethiopian highlands, near Lake Tana. Egypt, which mainly relies on the river for its fresh water supply is opposed to ...
World Bank Reneges on Its Promise to Protect Key Biodiversity Site on Uganda's White Nile ... In 2007, the World Bank agreed to finance the building of a dam upstream of Kalagala at the site of the Bujagali Falls, one of the country's most important spiritual sites, over the fierce opposition of Ugandan and ...
The cement raw materials available in Sudan had encouraged dam construction companies to launch their own cement plants in the vicinity of the required dam, simply to cut cement transportation cost. The most ... Another big cement factory is Rabak Factory in the White Nile State of central Sudan.
Part of the Nile, known as the White Nile, rises in the mountains of Burundi, far south of Egypt in Africa. The Nile eventually pours into the Mediterranean Sea in the north of Egypt. The river has served as the stem of civilizations, dating from thousands of years ago. Its waters are absolutely critical to Egypt, ...
Basic medical care is provided in the villages, with serious cases referred to either Malakal hospital - which lies roughly 70km up the White Nile river - or to Aburoc field hospital. Both are run by MSF teams. Isolated villages like Dethok have been spared from much of the violence associated with the war, but ...
Kosti — River-based transport between Sudan and South Sudan is set to resume. The government started preparing the river-based means of transport in order to resume trade with South Sudan after a republican decree to open trade with the border countries. Yasin Humeida, the chairman of the Nile ...
Eighty-five percent of the water comes from the Blue Nile, which has its headwaters in Ethiopia, while the remaining 15 percent come from the White Nile from Lake Victoria. Both rivers meet in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum. In April 2011, Ethiopia started building the GRD in the western edge of the ...

After our first night in Addis Ababa, the huge and crowded capital, we flew to Bahir Dar, a pleasant town on the shore of Lake Tana, and were driven south to see the Blue Nile, a tributary of the Nile River. It had rained overnight, and the trip was a slow and slithery affair on an unpaved road. Then we hiked ...
Egypt relies almost totally on the Nile for irrigation and drinking water, and says it has “historic rights” to the river, guaranteed by treaties from 1929 and 1959. ... The Blue and the White Nile tributaries converge in Sudan's capital Khartoum and from there run north through Egypt to the Mediterranean.
The Nile should serve as "a source of cohesion and development, not of conflict" with Ethiopia, which is building a controversial dam that has raised Egyptian concerns over water supplies, he said. "We agreed that we must make sure that this great river never becomes an object of competition, mistrust and ...
Egypt relies almost totally on the Nile for irrigation and drinking water, and says it has "historic rights" to the river, guaranteed by treaties from 1929 and 1959. Cairo argues that the treaties grant it 87 percent of the Nile's flow, as well as the power to veto upstream projects. The Blue and the White Nile ...
Now, Egypt, a civilisation built on the fertile river-banks, fears that a new dam in Ethiopia will dramatically reduce its water and leave it at the mercy of geopolitical foes. ... The dam does not affect the smaller White Nile, which flows directly from South Sudan into Sudan and joins the Blue Nile at Khartoum.
Men fish from boats during low tide on the river Nile in Cairo, Egypt, November 19, 2015. ... Cairo says the dam threatens its historic share of fresh water. ... The Blue Nile, the largest part of its water in Ethiopia, meets the White Nile in Khartoum to form the Nile that crosses Sudan and Egypt before it flows ...
Egypt, which is almost totally reliant on the Nile for irrigation and drinking water, says it has "historic rights" to the Nile, guaranteed by treaties from 1929 and 1959. Cairo argues that the treaties grant it 87 percent of the river's flow, as well as the power to veto upstream projects. The Blue and the White Nile ...
The river has two main tributaries known as the White and Blue Niles. The White Nile is the headstream and the mainstream of the Nile while the Blue Nile supplies most of the waters and silt. The Blue Nile flows from Ethiopia and the White Nile flows from Lake Victoria, Allam said, adding that even one of ...
... capital, we flew to Bahir Dar, a pleasant town on the shore of Lake Tana, and were driven south to see the Blue Nile, a tributary of the Nile River. ... of white water thundering over a cliff: the Blue Nile at its first great cataract on a journey to Khartoum in neighboring Sudan to merge into the White Nile and ...
Egypt relies almost totally on the Nile for irrigation and drinking water, and says it has “historic rights” to the river, guaranteed by treaties from 1929 and 1959. ... The Blue and the White Nile tributaries converge in Sudan's capital Khartoum and from there run north through Egypt to the Mediterranean.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday vowed to protect Egypt's water supply while striving to maintain peace between the Nile upstream countries of ... The Blue and the White Nile tributaries converge in Sudan's capital Khartoum and from there run north through Egypt to the Mediterranean.
River Niles spinal (back bone vertical) extends from Jinja Uganda to Egypt. The river Nile which was exactly where it should be had it be designed to represent Milky Way. The Blue Nile which begins in Ethiopia (Africa's water tower') and the White Nile meet in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum before flowing ...
The White Nile running through the African expanse and the Blue Nile runs from the Ethiopian Highlands to meet in an ever so distinguishable ... Each branch of the great river brings with it to Khartoum, the diversity, culture, and history of its people, but blood and tears can be sensed in its waters too.
From Jinja in Uganda to Omdurman in Sudan, where the White Nile joins the Blue, I'd begun to feel that this magic river, exalting and yet tragic, was partly mine. I couldn't shake it when I went home. Hunger is so drastic, claustrophobic. You can't eat the beauty of the mountains and countryside. If there is ...
Israel considers South Sudan an important foothold to gain in Africa, in addition to benefiting from oil and the Nile waters. ... [move] would also allow [Egypt] to decrease, even if only slightly, the roles of Sudan, Ethiopia and Israel in the south, thus securing the White Nile from any attempts to use its water.".
November 27, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Local authorities in Sudan's White Nile State said a new influx of South Sudanese refugees has arrived in the state ... Hamid expected that additional flows of refugees who are currently stranded at Goda Al-Adl and Kuwaik border crossings would arrive in the White Nile.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) topic is back to remind us of, and affirm, what we had said five years ago, which is basically that the core ... Italy recognizes the prior hydraulic rights of Egypt and the Sudan… not to construct on the head waters of the Blue Nile and the White Nile (the Sobat) ...
There are also agreements concerning the uses of the White Nile in all its tributaries: Baḥr al-Jabal (Mountain Nile), Bahr el-Ghazal (Gazelle River), Bahr el-Zaraf (Giraffe River) and others. We dedicate our article today to Ethiopia's rivers because of the Renaissance Dam project, as well as projects on the ...
Acute Watery Diarrhoea has affected Sudan since August 2016, infecting over 36,000 people and killing over 800. Over the next five weeks, read along as we introduce you to the people living with and fighting against this deadly disease. This week: Hammad Yousif Ibrahim (42) from Kosti, White Nile State, ...
As of July 2017, Ethiopia commenced filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) reservoir on the Nile River. .... South Sudan was born and, as a result, Sudan lost control of the southern water resources of the White Nile River and the Sudd, potentially important places for development. In 2013 ...
November 3, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese authorities have authorized South Sudanese refugees in White Nile state to work for local farmers, upon the request of the UN refugee agency. In order to bridge the gap in the lack of funding for its humanitarian operation in Sudan generally and particularly for ...
The pool, located just downstream from the La Merced de Jondachi dam site, is like magic, offering cool water in a heat unique to the midline of the earth. ... Both rivers continue to host kayak festivalsdespite the fact that much of their famed whitewater and rural riverside communities are to be drowned in ...
... area is located along the White Nile, an important source of livelihood. ... poultry), mobile health clinics and access to clean drinking water.
Teams are investigating success factors such as accessibility and availability of health services, disease surveillance capacity, water, sanitation ...
The White Nile project encourages a more equal share of ... for example that access to water directly at the coffee processing site minimizes the ...
... than 60% of the new arrivals are located in White Nile and East Darfur. ... more than 16,000 reported Acute Water Diarrhoe cases, is currently ...
... plants that grow in the world's largest lakes and rivers — in the Rift Valley. ... Under his aegis Talling took water samples showing how the river between Lake ... of phytoplankton on the Blue and the White Nile, describing how the ... of African waters, Talling used diluted whiskey as his colour standard.
The Blue Nile: A River in Crisis ... Massive infrastructure projects, like the Meroe Dam, have altered both the flow of the water and ecosystems.
Malnutrition, lack of improved water sources, open defecation and frequent human mobility are some of the main catalysts. Donors have ...
Malnutrition, lack of improved water sources, open defecation and frequent ... The most affected states are White Nile, South Darfur, North ...
Addis Abeba — October 11/2017 - The use of the Nile River has for centuries been ... The hegemony over the Nile Waters has been under these countries, ... The upper riparian countries which are sources of the water were for long ... of the Blue Nile stemming from Lake Tana in Ethiopia and the White Nile, ...
And some fear that competition over its dwindling waters could trigger a regional conflict. ... Though slightly longer, the White Nile, which originates in East Africa's ... From the controversial construction of Africa's largest dam in the ... and consequently relies on the river for more than 95% of its water, the ...
Situated along the country's White Nile Basin in the northeast, Aburoc ... As the availability of water and other vital humanitarian services started ...


 

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