Browsing: Nile

  • President Joe Biden has reaffirmed the United States’ support for Egypt’s water security
  • The Nile provides Egypt with 90 per cent of its fresh water and is essential to the country’s agricultural and power generation systems
  • In July of 2022, satellite photos revealed that Ethiopia has unilaterally begun the third filling of the massive Nile dam

In light of the fact that Ethiopia is getting ready to begin the third phase of filling the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the US is at it again.

President Joe Biden has reaffirmed the United States’ support for Egypt’s water security and for the formation of an agreement regarding the use of the waters of the Nile that will be in the interest of all parties involved.

According to the White House, President Joe Biden, in a joint statement with Egyptian President Sisi, reiterated “the importance of concluding the filling …

I can vividly remember sitting in a Nairobi classroom in Kenya and scribbling away my discussion to validate that assertion. I also clearly remember answering the same question in Ordinary Level Secondary school in Jinja, Uganda and when I returned to my country of birth, Tanzania, I again had to respond to the same question in Advanced Level High School.

My explanation was simple, Egypt is a dessert country and its main source of fresh water is the Nile. Without the Nile, they would be no Egypt…

It was the correct answer; the answer that my teacher liked and am sure so does Egypt. What ...

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