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Egyptian, South African leaders discuss Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt  | XINHUA |    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi received on Wednesday a phone call from his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa, during which they discussed the Ethiopian grand hydropower dam built on the Nile River, said the Egyptian presidency in a statement. Sisi reiterated Egypt’s stance regarding the Grand …

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Sudan expects drop in Nile water level after floods

Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA | Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Ministry on Tuesday said the Nile water level will gradually decrease starting Tuesday. “Today (Tuesday) the Nile levels registered 17,65 centimetres compared to 17,67 yesterday (Monday),” Yasir Abbas, Sudan’s irrigation and water resources minister, said at a press conference in Khartoum. …

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Ethiopia chides US for ‘undiplomatic’ role in Nile dam talks

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP |  The United States has been “undiplomatic” in its role facilitating talks between three countries on the Nile River over a giant dam, Ethiopia said on Tuesday, but promised to continue negotiations. The US has been enabling talks between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the Grand …

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MUSEVENI: Industrialise to protect River Nile

Kampala, Uganda | PPU| Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni has said. The President made the remarks at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State House, Entebbe. The …

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Egypt’s Sisi in Uganda for crucial Nile Basin talks

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is in Uganda for crucial talks on the use of the River Nile waters. Sisi jetted into Entebbe Thursday morning for the Nile Basin Heads of State summit, one of several leaders who flew in for discussions on sharing River Nile that has divided the region …

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Why Top Bujagali investor quit

Norwegian firm SN Power set to consolidate position in Ugandan economy, writes Isaac Khisa SG Bujagali Holdings Ltd, a company incorporated in Mauritius and which partially owned interests in the 250MW Bujagali hydropower project is bowing out. The firm, an affiliate of Sithe Global Power, part of Blackstone Group, the …

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