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Egypt seeks urgent clarification on activity at Ethiopian dam

Cairo, Egypt | XINHUA | Egypt has asked Ethiopia for an official clarification if it has started filling its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) constructed on their shared Nile River as stated in some media reports, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. “Egypt has requested an …

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Reptiles left to starve as river nile stretches banks

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Reptiles at Nile Reptile Park in Jinja district have been left to starve as increasing water levels have made the area inhabitable. The Nile Reptile Park, which is found of the banks of River Nile is flooded and cages filled with water. Three of the …

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RECORD: Lake Victoria is ‘full’

🔸 RECORDS 📌12/05/1964 ⬆ 13.41m 📌07/05/2020 ⬆ 13.40m Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Lake Victoria is only 0.01 meters from reaching it highest ever water level of 13.41 recorded on 12th May, 1964. President Yoweri Museveni today made a stopover at Kitubulu, Katabi Town Council on Entebbe Road, to observe the lake’s …

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Eskom starts spilling after Lake Victoria water level rises

📌Started spilling at 1000 Cubic Meters/Sec 📌Increased to 1,200 and 1,300 CM/Sec 📌21/03/2020 ⬆ 1,350 CM/Sec 📌22/03/2020 ⬆ 1,400 CM/Sec 📌23/03/2020 ⬆ 1,450 CM/Sec 📌24/03/2020 ⬆ 1,500 CM/Sec Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electricity generators Eskom this week started taking measures to reduce the rising Lake Victoria levels following …

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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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Traditionalists defy kingdom, construct shrine on River Nile banks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Traditionalists in Busoga sub-region have started constructing a permanent shrine on the banks of River Nile in Budondo sub county in Jinja district in disregard of a directive from the Kingdom. The traditionalists say that the shrine will provide shelter to Hassan Kirunda, the new …

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