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Sudan welcomes Algerian initiative to hold direct talks on Nile dam

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan on Saturday welcomed an Algerian initiative calling for holding a direct meeting between leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to reach a solution for the differences over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Saturday met …

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Shortage of funds hampers River Nile investment projects

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Lack of funds in the country and at the transboundary level is hampering attempts to limit fights over River Nile water through development projects. The concern is one of the highlights as countries in the Nile Basin celebrated the annual Nile day held on February …

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Sudan meets AU experts over Nile dam crisis

Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA |  Sudanese officials and African Union (AU) experts team on Saturday held a meeting over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), said Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Ministry. “Sudan’s negotiating team over the GERD, headed by Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Yasir Abbas, held a …

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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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Floods displace over 2000 people in Adjumani

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 2000 people in Adjumani district are out in the cold after being displaced by floods. The affected people are from Pakele, Dzaipi, and Arinyapi which are situated on the banks of River Nile. James Leku, the Adjumani district LC V chairperson told URN …

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UNRA seeks permanent solution to Pakwach floods

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Roads Authority says it is coming up with a permanent solution to handle the threat of more flooding at Pakwach bridge and the surrounding areas. On Sunday night, heavy rains that pounded Nwoya, Buliisa and Pakwach districts for more than seven …

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Obongi town council leaders stuck with flood victims

Obongi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   More than 200 people displaced by the rising water levels of River Nile in Obongi town council are stranded at Obongi town Primary School. The victims are from the three villages of Namusambya, Town East and Kilamin neighbouring Obongi Ferry landing site. They sought …

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River Nile boat accident death toll increases to 4

Pakwach, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The death toll in the River Nile boat accident in Pakwach district has risen to four. Three more bodies were retrieved by fishermen from Ajingi landing site on Wednesday afternoon. The dead are Ofoy Jakuma from Erusi sub county, Rwothmio from Erusi and Gloria …

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