Dams in the Nile Basin

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  • Nairobi Might Head the Cape Town Way, Says Assessment by Down To Earth Magazine

    03/22/2018 clip Centre for Science and Environment

    Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) March 21, 2018 Warning bells have been sounded by Down To Earth, the magazine that Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) helps publish, on this year’s World Water Day (today) – many of the world’s leading cities will see Cape Town-like water crisis in the not too distant future. […]

  • IHE Delft Boosts Sustainable Water Services Management in Uganda’s Small Towns

    03/20/2018 clip Water Journalists Africa

    Saphira Nahabwe Some water wells and streams in drier villages of north and north-eastern Uganda are drying up again. But, a number of families in these villages are not worried. For, they will no longer depend on vagaries of these water resources to meet their water needs. Now, National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has […]

  • Japan Extends Support to Drought Hit Somalia and Central African Republic

    03/02/2018 clip Africa Newsroom

    Africa Newsroom The Government of Japan has extended Emergency Grant Aid of nine million US dollars for the persons living under the severe humanitarian situation caused by conflict and drought in Somalia and Central African Republic. This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance for Somalia and Central African Republic which suffer from the […]

  • Northern Uganda: Water Wars Flare Up As Drought Hits Hard

    03/02/2018 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency Over one thousand Karamojong pastoralists facing severe starvation in Northern Uganda have been accused of destroying crops belonging to local farmers within parts of the region, as they move around with their livestock in search of water and greener pastures. According to Paul Lopuk, the community head of pastoralists in Karamoja, the […]

  • Kigali Water gets $60m for new treatment plant

    12/12/2017 clip The East African

    By Jean Pierre Afadhali The Kigali Water Ltd has received $60 million from the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and the Africa Development Bank to build a large-scale water treatment plant on river Nyabarongo on the outskirts of Kigali. The proposed plant will increase the availability of clean, safe water in Kigali and its surroundings. […]

  • The East African: Rapid population growth to worsen water scarcity

    11/15/2017 clip The East African

    By Jean-Pierre Afadhali Rwanda is facing water scarcity due to rapid population growth, and inadequate investment in infrastructure in water storage, conservation and sustainable access. A study presented at the recent Nile Basin Development Forum, which brought together experts to discuss water challenges in the Nile region, shows that Rwanda’s water scarcity started in 2007 […]

  • Water shortage threatens lives of evictees from Akagera river neighbourhoods

    11/07/2017 clip Aquila Times

    By Mohammed M. Mupenda Rusumo, Transboundary project – Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) expresses water shortage as a big challenge hampering the projects of Rwandans and Tanzanians evicted on both sides of Akagera river to construct Rusumo Hydropower plant. Speaking to the press at the Rusumo project site on Friday, Mrs. Janinah Mbabazi […]

  • Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Dam Project Launched in Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi

    11/03/2017 clip Rwanda Television

    The Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project, which kicked off in March after decades of planning, is expected to deliver 80 megawatts of low-cost, clean power to the three countries bordering the falls, Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi. The project, funded by the World Bank, is expected to deliver renewable energy worth $360 million that will be shared […]


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