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Egypt warns that new Nile agreement could prove a ‘death sentence’

Egypt warns that new Nile agreement could prove a ‘death sentence’

From, TheIndependent: Egypt's arable land stretches out over the map of North Africa like a green kite on a desert background. The string uncoils northwards from the Aswan high dam until it reaches the Nile Delta, where it opens into a triangle to meet the Mediterranean Sea. This narrow fertile strip, fed by the world's longest river, is where [...]

Four East African Countries Sign New Nile Treaty (Video)

Four East African Countries Sign New Nile Treaty (Video)

Entebbe, Uganda (AHN) - Four East African countries signed an agreement on Friday seeking more water from the River Nile - a move strongly opposed by Egypt and Sudan. The two down-river countries Egypt and Sudan did not sign the Comprehensive Framework Agreement after they objected to sections of the treaty, especially Article 14 (b) which [...]

Four African countries sign new Nile treaty

Four African countries sign new Nile treaty

(AFP) ENTEBBE, Uganda — Four African countries on Friday signed a new treaty on the equitable sharing of the Nile waters despite strong opposition from Egypt and Sudan who have the lion's share of the river waters. Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania signed the new framework while Kenya issued a support statement, an AFP [...]