White Nile

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2014
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By Getachew Begashaw (PhD)* Part I: Economic and Political Backdrop Most Ethiopians agree that appropriately planned, designed, constructed, and operated dams on Abay (the Blue Nile) are economic necessities that should be supported to ensure the long-term economic development of the country and the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 3rd, 2014
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Reuters South Sudan’s army fought on Sunday with “White Army” ethnic militia, accusing rebels of mobilising the force despite its offer of a truce to end the conflict in the new country. By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho. Two weeks of fighting have left at least 1,000 dead and split th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2013
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By Daniel Kendie, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History Abstract As early as the 4th century B.C., Herodotus observed that Egypt was a gift of the Nile. That observation is no less true today than in the distant past, because not only the prosperity of Egypt, but also its very existence depends on the...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 14th, 2012
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JUBA – A flight carrying the first group of South Sudanese nationals from Sudan landed in the capital Juba on Monday to cheering crowds. Travel plans for these returnees changed several times due to fluctuations in north-south political relations. Both countries appeared set on returning to all...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 13th, 2012
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The first group of South Sudanese refugees stranded for months in a camp in Sudan is on its way to the south. About 400 people – out of a total of up to 15,000 – are being taken by bus to Khartoum from where they will be flown to the South Sudanese capital Juba. The […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
May 2nd, 2012
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The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari, has expressed concern about the plight of South Sudanese people stranded at the Kosti way station amid reports that they and all international organizations working there will have to leave Kosti by 5 May 2012...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 30th, 2012
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Juba – Sudanese warplanes bombed South Sudanese frontline positions four times at the weekend, while militia forces were attacking Southern troops in border areas, the Southern army said on Monday. “There is still bombardment in Panakuach,” with four bombs dropped near the South Sud...
By benim
In News
Sep 5th, 2011
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South Sudan said on Sunday it planned to move its capital to a more central location in the next few years, a project analysts say would be a costly distraction for a nation with almost no roads. Juba lies to the south of the country that split from the rest of Sudan to become an […]...
By benim
In News
Feb 6th, 2011
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South Sudanese leaders said on Sunday they were considering building a new capital after their expected independence as the current hub Juba lacked infrastructure and space for new business. “A committee has been formed to look into a more suitable place for a capital … There are so many ...
By benim
In Agriculture
Nov 22nd, 2010
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Sudan will prioritise agriculture to target self sufficiency within five years after the devastation of decades of civil wars, its agriculture minister said on Monday. Africa’s largest country must diversify its economy away from oil — from which it derives more than 90 percent of its for...