Aswan

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2013
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Africa’s largest hydropower project, a new 6,000-megawatt dam on the Blue Nile, has sparked a row between Egypt and Ethiopia. But it could increase the overall water flow in the Nile By William Davison, Christian Science Monitor Egypt is newly worried about a huge Ethiopian dam now under constr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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Dear Prof. Alemayehu, Even our Egyptian brothers will not say about the dam, as Prof. Alemayehu. Some of them know the dam what we we build now is the dam they are going to build after a century for them selves in Ethiopia. Dam has life. The dam simply regulates flow and does not overall [...]
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 16th, 2013
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By Jamie Freedman and Ali Askouri (ASWAN, Egypt) – Representatives from Nile basin countries including Sudan have travelled to Egypt as part of an international project to improve cooperation on water management issues. The Blue Nile More than 25 participants from riparian communities are in Aswan to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 16th, 2012
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Islamists allied to President Mohamed Morsy on Sunday claimed that Egyptians have voted in favour of a controversial draft constitution during a referendum, but opposition accused them of “vote rigging” and irregularities. Muslim Brotherhood members claimed that their tally showed the voters backed t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 16th, 2012
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A timeline of mounting repression Wael Eskandar A year has passed since the military assumed power after President Hosni Mubarak was ousted. But is Egypt any closer to the freedom and justice it sought when its people rose up against the Mubarak regime? The ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCA...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 11th, 2011
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Twenty-eight people were arrested on suspicion of attacking soldiers and burning military vehicles during clashes between the army and demonstrators, state media reported on Tuesday. At least 25 people were killed when troops broke up protests near Cairo’s state television building (Maspero) on...
By benim
In Egypt
Dec 31st, 2010
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Fifteen people, mostly schoolgirls, were drowned when a school bus was swept off the road by flood waters, Egyptian police say. The bus was driven into a deep trench and overturned by the torrent. It was carrying 75 girls and two teachers. Eyewitnesses reported seeing bodies of young girls wearing he...
By benim
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Dec 26th, 2010
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CAIRO – A tour bus slammed into a truck in southern Egypt on Sunday, killing eight American tourists and injuring 21 others in the latest fatal crash involving tourists, the state news agency said.The bus was taking a tour group on the 115 mile (185 kilometre) journey from Aswan to the ancient ...