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Ruto launches new Nile river monitoring system

Kenyan Deputy President Ruto announces 2nd Nile Basin Heads of State Summit, launches Regional HydroMet Project Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kenyan Deputy President William Samoei Ruto recently launched a $5.5 million Nile Basin Regional HydroMet Project which will enable member states of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) to …

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US intervenes in Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam dispute

Egypt says accepts US invite to meet on Nile dam dispute Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  Egypt has accepted a US invitation for a meeting with Sudan and Ethiopia over a protracted Nile dam dispute, the foreign ministry said. The meeting, to be held in Washington, would bring together foreign …

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Nile River crisis must be solved to avoid conflict:

Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  A water crisis brewing between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a contentious Nile dam could escalate into a conflict with “severe humanitarian consequences”, a think-tank said on Wednesday. Egypt, which relies almost totally on the Nile for irrigation and drinking water, fears the Grand Ethiopian …

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New Source of the Nile Bridge marvels at launch

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said that government should focus on establishing joint ventures with foreign contractors for big infrastructure projects. Museveni, who addressed the public on Thursday after commissioning the source of the Nile Bridge in Jinja district, says that Ugandan engineers have …

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‘New Nile Bridge a symbol of Uganda-Japan friendship’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Ambassador Patrick Mugoya has hailed Japan’s cooperation with Uganda, which he says is best shown in Jinja with the partnership building of the magnificent new Jinja bridge. Mugoya, who is the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA),  stressed that resource mobilization, increase of Ugandan content, …

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River Nile infrastructure cooperation key – Mukitale

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buliisa constituency Member of Parliament has questioned the rationale of different states in the Nile Basin, constructing different power dams, calling it lack of a shared vision. Biraahwa Mukitale was responding to the keynote address on transboundary water cooperation, presented by Professor Emmanuel Kasimbazi, at …

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