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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it could take months to resolve #Ethiopia  and #Egypt 's $5bn Nile River dam dispute, after PM Abiy Ahmed declined to sign a draft agreement on water distribution that he deemed "not in Ethiopia's interests" on Tuesday.

#Sudan denies claims about relinquishing #Nile  water share to #Egypt 

As the Risk of a ‘Water War’ Fades, Is It Too Late to Save the Nile?

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A mega-dam has triggered a big dispute between Egypt & Ethiopia over access to the Nile’s water resources. For Ethiopia it promises much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis:

Egypt's population has hit 100,000,000. It has almost doubled in 30 years, putting a strain on jobs, arable land and water resources. Most Egyptians live on just 8% of the country's territory (around the Nile).

The Nile is under assault from pollution, climate change and Egypt’s growing population. Now a colossal hydroelectric dam being built on the Nile 2,000 miles upriver, in the lowlands of Ethiopia, threatens to further constrict Egypt’s water supply.

As the Risk of a ‘Water War’ Fades, Is It Too Late to Save the Nile?

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As the Risk of a ‘Water War’ Fades, Is It Too Late to Save the Nile?

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The Nile risks becoming known more for its water scarcity than for its historical role as the cradle of great civilizations.

As the Risk of a ‘Water War’ Fades, Is It Too Late to Save the Nile?

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Ethiopia is building a massive dam on the Nile river that’s meant to revolutionise its economy - but Egypt says its water supply is in danger. #AJStartHere  breaks down one of the most important disputes in Africa.

THREAD ? A mega-dam has triggered a big dispute between Egypt & Ethiopia over access to the Nile’s water resources. For Ethiopia it promises much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis. Could a dam kill the River Nile?

A historical basis for some of the plagues of Egypt may have been after-effects of a real volcanic eruption. This could have turned the Nile red, driven frogs and insects to seek fresh water, and caused acid rain and dust clouds.

These two sisters collect dirty water from the Nile every day in South Sudan. Soon they won’t have to…

These two sisters collect dirty water from the Nile every day in South Sudan. Soon they won’t have to… #WorldWaterDay 

These two sisters collect dirty water from the Nile every day in South Sudan. Soon they won’t have to…

These two sisters collect dirty water from the Nile every day in South Sudan. Soon they won’t have to…

These two sisters collect dirty water from the Nile every day in South Sudan. Soon they won’t have to…

Valley of the Nile river: lush and green next to the water, completely bare elsewhere. Water is life, so let’s keep it clean #WorldWaterDay 

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