Uncertain Future for Nile Deal Between Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt
The tension between Sudan and Egypt, which has led to import bans, deportations and a blame game, has brought the relationship between the two countries to a tipping point, threatening the deal signed in December 2015 whereby the two nations and Ethiopia agreed to end tensions over River Nile.
East African, 10 May 2017
A deal between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan signed in December 2015 whereby the three countries agreed to end tensions over River Nile water faces an unclear future due to ongoing… Read more »
Open waters of River Nile (file photo).
The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry is set to meet President Yoweri Museveni to discuss management of the River Nile water which is a cause for contention in the region ... Read more »
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 ... 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 »