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11:53
11:53

Obongi Town Council Leaders Stuck with Flood Victims river nile 4 3

The victims are from the three villages of Namusambya, Town East and Kilamin neighbouring Obongi Ferry landing site. They sought temporary shelter at the school after their homes were submerged by the floods.
10:16
10:16

Lake Victoria Water Level Close to Highest Ever Recorded – Minister river nile 1

Lake Victoria water level is only 0.08 meters away from the highest level ever recorded in May 1964, Government has warned.
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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.
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.
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Makerere Don Calls for Agreement on River Nile Waters egypt 2 1 Top story

Uganda and other countries that share the Nile have been trying to enforce the Cooperative Framework Agreement CFA, signed in 2010 under the Nile Basin Initiative have. The Cooperative Framework Agreement CFA once ratified by six countries will replace a series of colonial-era agreements, allowing upstream countries like Uganda to use the Nile for hydroelectric projects and irrigation. The Nile Basin Initiative would then be transformed into Nile Basin Commission.
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Nile Basin Boss Calls For Consensus On Water nile cooperation 1 2

The need for cooperation has been re-echoed by the Nile Basin Initiative NBI Executive Director, Innocent Ntabana as the world celebrates World Water Day. Ntabana while addressing journalists at Serena Hotel in Kampala, said it is important for leaders and citizens of countries sharing the Nile to work together to avoid conflicts that would emerge regarding utilisation of the Nile natural resources for long term development.
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Govts in Water “Hotspots” Urged to Implement Water Treaties river nile 3

Countries with shared water resources need to understand and implement treaties and agreements on transboundary water bodies for better cooperation and to avert likely conflicts.
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Police Names Boating Accident Victims boat capsizes 1

At least seven people including a child have been confirmed dead after the boat they were travelling in capsized in River Nile last week on Thursday evening at Obira village, Purongo Sub-county in Nwoya district. The victims of the accident include Pirachen Gladys from Nebbi, Atimango Jennifer from Nebbi,Onim Joyce from nebbi,Ogen Charles from Zombo,Akumu Odima from Kiryandongo, and Munukoma and unidentified 2 year old baby who died later.
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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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Egypt Rejects New River Nile Sharing Agreement entebbe agreement 1

Egypt that commands control of over 51 billion square meters annually of the Nile waters, threw a spanner in the works demanding that they be granted an extra 7 billion square meters of the Nile and the wording be precise as to preserve Egypt’s historic water rights.
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LCs Cited in Jonam-Acholi Land Clashes river nile 1

Okello blames the conflict on the discovery of oil in the area which led to increased demand for land at the border between Nwoya and Nebbi.
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Aging Nalubaale Dam Under Increased Scrutiny Over Elapsed Lifespan nalubaale power dam 2

Concerns have continued to grow over the capacity of the 58 year old Nalubaale Bridge, which also hosts a hydroelectric power dam in Jinja. Many observers including experts say that the facility has outlived its lifespan meaning a possible breakdown is imminent.
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