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19:14
19:14

Shortage of Funds Hampers River Nile Investment Projects 3 1 Top story

Ministers and government technocrats from the ten Nile Basin countries raised concern that transboundary investments along the River Nile water resources have either stalled or not going on as planned because of a lack of financial resources. Water and Environment Ministry Permanent Secretary, Alfred Okot Okidi, speaking on behalf of Uganda said the investments would have ensured benefits like food production, energy generation and water security.
19:32
19:32

Ethiopian President Advocates For Efficient Use of Nile Waters nile cooperation 1

Ugandas Minister of Water, Sam Cheptoris was among the ministers that marched through the streets of Addis Ababa as part of the efforts to raise public awareness on the need for sustainable management of the Nile water resources.
11:54
11:54

Investing in Nile Cooperation is Not an Option – Minister water security 2 1

The Executive Director Nile Basin Initiative-NBI Innocent Ntabana said the challenges of water security in the Nile Basin are rising with population growth and climatic changes. He said those challenges could lead to conflict situations if the Nile resources are not well planned and managed.
10:15
10:15

Experts Meet In Rwanda Over River Nile Water Threats entebbe agreement 1 2

Unlike the Nile Council of Ministers, which is a political policy making body; the Nile Basin Development Forum mainly brings together researchers, scientists and policy makers among others.
15:32
15:32

Egypt Snubs Nile Minister's Meeting Again nile waters 2 1

Water and Environment Minister, Sam Cheptoris told Uganda Radio Network that he had received a communication from his Egyptian counterpart protesting against the way Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat in Uganda is handling the process. But Cheptoris, the Outgoing Nile Council of Ministers chairman did not reveal any further details on the alleged protest from the Egyptian Authorities.
19:23
19:23

Nile Ministers Meet Over New Nile Cooperation Strategy nile basin 1 1

The Nile Basin Initiative has been running under 2012 2016 Action Plans. The Ministers at the Entebbe meeting will agree on a new strategy for the period 20172027.
20:10
20:10

How Water Diplomacy Could Avert Nile Water Wars sdgs in uganda 1 7

The report focuses on the restoration Rwandas formerly degraded Lake Cyohoha whose buffer zones had been degraded by unsustainable farming farming practices,
19:53
19:53

No Deal as Nile Basin Summit Ends in Entebbe entebbe agreement 2 1 Top story

The two-day deliberations in Kampala and Entebbe were aimed at rallying all the 11 Nile Basin countries to own the controversial Entebbe Agreement also known as the Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement CFA.
16:50
16:50

Museveni to Salvage Nile Water Cooperation Discussions nile cooperation 1

Uganda is eager to see that all Nile riparian states sign and ratify the Cooperative Framework Agreement CFA, also known as the Entebbe Agreement. The agreement outlines principles, rights and obligations for cooperative management and development of the Nile Basin water resources.
09:56
09:56

Conflicts Over Water Resources Can Be Averted-Experts egypt 1 2

Experts from the Global Water Partnership say that countries with shared water resources like River Nile need to strengthen their negotiation skills on how to apply international water law whenever disagreements arise over shared water resources.
21:48
21:48

Experts Demand Economic Perspective To River Nile Water Management 1

Economists from the Nile Basin countries say there is a compelling case as to why the member states under the Nile Basin Initiative should apply economics principles when sharing river Nile and it resources.
20:15
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Tanzanian VP Underscores Nile Water Cooperation water security 1

Tanzanian Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan says cooperation in managing the shared Nile Basin water resources is key for the regions development.
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Nile Ministers Want projects implemented nile cooperation 1

The Ministers say implementation of the projects will foster cooperation among member countries and avoid conflicts over trans-boundary water resources.
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Nile Degradation Would Impact 200 Million Lives hydropower 2 1

The livelihoods of over two hundred million people in the Nile Basin areas is at threat a environmental degradation of River Nile continues. Experts are also warning of potential regional conflict over the Nile waters.
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14:44

Egypt Silent As Countries Move To Construct On The Nile

As the disagreements over the Nile waters continue, Uganda and partner countries in the Entebbe Accord have announced a string of hydro-power constructions to take place on the River.
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17:14

Upstream Countries Left Out Of River Nile Negotiations In Khartoum

The meeting is expected to come up with resolutions and mediate on the conflicting interests between Ethiopia and Egypt over the proposed construction of Renaissance dam.
17:09
17:09

Museveni Weighs In On Egypt-Ethiopia Standoff Over The River river nile 1

President Yoweri Museveni’s comments on the use of River Nile are likely to play into a diplomatic rift among the Nile Basin countries over plans by Ethiopia to build a multi-billion dollar hydro electric dam. During the presentation of the 2013/2014 budget in Kampala on Thursday, Museveni called on Egypt to respect other countries that share the Nile instead of issuing threats.
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