Egypt to form committee tasked with protecting Egypt’s right on Nile

Sources at the Ministry of Irrigation have called for the establishment of a legal committee mandated with “preserving Egypt’s historical right to Nile water” and “restoring Egypt’s leading role... Read more »

Burundi Government Signs Accord on Use of Nile River Water

Burundi became the sixth nation to sign an agreement on water usage from the Nile River, enabling ratification of an accord that may strip Egypt of its veto power... Read more »


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Congo, Burundi Are Set to Sign Nile River Water Accord Rejected by Egypt

Bloomberg: The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi may soon sign an accord on water usage from the Nile River, paving the way for ratification of a pact that... Read more »

Egypt convinced Burundi to support them on Nile share

Burundi supports Egypt’s quest to defend its rightful share of Nile water resources, announced the Republic of Burundi’s Deputy President Gervais Rovkiri on Monday. At a joint press conference... Read more »

Egypt trying get support from Uganda by helping a construction of electricity plants

According to an Egyptian News source, The Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Egypt has announced the establishment of an Egyptian company for electricity generation in Uganda. On... Read more »

Egypt, Sudan to attend January Nile Basin extraordinary meeting in Kenya

APA-Cairo (Egypt) Egypt and Sudan have decided to take part in the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Nile Basin countries to be held in Nairobi... Read more »

Egypt’s Mubarak and Tanzania bilateral talks cover Nile resources

As part of talks between the two leaders, the controversial Nile resource-sharing agreement was discussed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met this morning with his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete for... Read more »

Arab League moves to avert Nile crisis following Meles Zenawi’s war remarks

The Arab League plans to use its good relations with Nile Basin states to mediate between them on the one hand and Egypt and Sudan on the other in... Read more »