Why Egypt Should Join the Consensus On Shared Use of Nile Waters
To Egypt, in particular, the Nile is its life blood. Without it, Egypt would be a barren and desolate desert. It is not surprising that it has "threatened to go to war" if its entitlement to 85 per cent of the Nile waters, as per 1929 and 1952 colonial agreements with Britain, was tampered with or varied in any way, writes William G. Naggaga for Daily Monitor.
Monitor, 14 April 2017
There are eleven countries that have a legitimate claim to the waters of River Nile, namely Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, South Sudan,… Read more »
River Nile is shared by 10 countries and because of this shared basin, an initiative was set up to monitor activities along the river.
Radio Dabanga, 12 April 2017
The people of Alawaj village in White Nile State carried out a sit-in on Monday demanding provision of drinking water to the village. Read more »
Ethiopian Herald, 13 April 2017
Unlike the previous days when they experienced slump in infrastructure and turbulent political situation in the Horn, Ethiopia and Sudan, in recent decades, have decided to boost… Read more »
The river's catchment area is shared by 10 African countries, known as the Nile Riparian states, and has become a possible political war front. Read more »
The veteran president has said the disagreement between Egypt and other nations on the River Nile is either due to misinformation or not enough discussion. Read more »