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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks on Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold a week-long round of negotiations to discuss the substantive aspects and controversial points over the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Agreement for the new round of talks came …

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Museveni calls for urgent meeting on River Nile

Museveni calls for equitable use of River Nile Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said all the countries that share the Nile, the world’s longest river should use her waters for the benefit of all, not at the detriment of others. Museveni was on Friday speaking …

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Uganda picks 10 for World Half Marathon after Source of Nile race

Top 5 Men 1. Chebet Abel/Police – 1:02.33 2. Kibet Moses/KCCA – 1:03.36 3. Chemonges Robert/Police – 1:03.42 4. Soyekwo Kibet/KCCA – 1:04.14 5. Kwemoi Vitalis/KCCA – 1:04.21 Top 5 Women 1. Chesang Doreen/UWA – 1:13.25 2. Chemutai Doreen/Prisons – 1:13.36 3. Chebet Rachael Zena/Prisons – 1:14.57 4. Ajok Dorcus/Prisons …

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Nile Basin states celebrate, urged to prioritize joint investments

Khartoum, Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | Without joint planning and investment, Nile Basin countries miss out on opportunities of development, which benefit the Nile people, says Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Speaking during the Regional Nile Day 2020 celebrations in Khartoum, Sudan, guest of honour Asma Mohamad Abdalla, said, “The event’s …

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Sudan to host Nile Day 2020 celebrations

Khartoum, Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | The Regional Nile Day 2020 celebrations are set to take place in Khartoum on February 22. At least 500 Nile Basin citizens and friends of the Nile are expected to participate in the celebrations, according to the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) that is organising the …

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