The summit convened to provide an opportunity for all 10 countries using the River Nile waters to agree on how to equitably use the resource. However, the first signs that all was not well emerged when news filtered through that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and his South Sudan counterpart Salva Kiir would skip the event, writes Abubaker Mayemba & Johnson Taremwa for The Obsever.
Why Summit On River Nile Ended With No Deal
Observer, 26 June 2017
Photographs of dignitaries and presidents taken from last week's Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) heads of state summit at State House, Entebbe suggest the meeting was a tremendous… Read more »
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says to secure River Nile, countries must industrialize.
Industrialise to Protect River Nile – Museveni
Uganda Media Centre, 22 June 2017
Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni has said. Read more »
Climate Change is a Threat to Nile-Sharing Countries
Monitor, 12 February 2017
Celebrating Nile Day. The Rive Nile stretches an estimated 4,132 miles from its source to its mouth north in Egypt, which makes it the world’s second longest river after… Read more »
The two leaders have both confirmed their attendance at the make-or-break Nile Basin States Summit in Kampala. The conference is expected to bring to an end the conflict over a new ... Read more »
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, ... Read more »
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 »
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