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5 Myths Surround the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

The Nile River is the source of life for about 300 million residents of Africa in 11 different countries. Over...
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Uganda Weighs Energy Needs Against Tourism Industry | Marketplace

This article originally appeared on Marketplace. River guides help tourists rafting the intense rapids on the White Nile. Many are...
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More Calls for Anti-Dam Protests in Sudan | Radio Dabanga

Cooking area for Amri school, set up by Merowe Dam refugees after they were flooded out. The Merowe Dam was...
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Water Insecurity & Climate Change In Africa

The Niger, Nile and Zambezi basins Author’s own Africa has the largest number of surface water bodies crossing or forming...
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“When We Save A River, We Save Ourselves” River Guardian Betty Obbo

Betty Obbo (center) at Rivers for Life 3 International Rivers When Ugandan activist Betty Obbo first came to environmental work,...
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20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Nile

The Nile River in Sudan. International Rivers 1. The Nile is Africa’s longest river, covering 4,101 miles – roughly the...
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Who Benefits From the Nile?

In a drama that involved threats, name-calling and finger-pointing, a new episode was recently inaugurated when the President of Egypt...
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The Nile Project: A River Runs Through Them

The Nile Project “Rivers Unite, Dams Divide.” It’s my favorite activist slogan, one I learned from Turkish activists, and it...
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Take Action for Illegally Detained Dam Fighter in Sudan

Kober prison (Radio Dabanga) On September 23, 2014, Sudanese security forces detained Mr. Rashid Sheikh Eldin Abash, a peaceful Nubian...
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The Nile Project Uses Music to Transcend Borders

The Nile Project Musicians in Cairo Photo: Matjaz Kacicnik The Nile Project is an educational and arts initiative started in...