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Rain does not fall on one roof alone
Rain, and in broader sense water, is a resource we all share – it connects all of us. The Niles takes a closer look at aspects that link people throughout the Nile Basin. Catch a glimpse of how politics, economies, environments and cultures influence one another, and how these connections have existed for thousands of years.
A field-trip on August 16, 2018, allowed journalists to witness the invasive water hyacinth on Lake Tana. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert) A field-trip on August 16, 2018, allowed journalists to witness the invasive water hyacinth on Lake Tana. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert) A field-trip on August 16, 2018, allowed journalists to witness the invasive water hyacinth on Lake Tana. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)

In the shadow of the media spotlight: Lake Tana

Dagim Terefe
Lake Tana and its wetlands are of immense ecological value. Yet the habitat’s environmental degradation too often escapes the media’s attention – a gap a group of journalists intends to close.
4.09.2018
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Extreme weather: withering drought or devastating flood. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert) Extreme weather: withering drought or devastating flood. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert) Extreme weather: withering drought or devastating flood. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)

Climate change’s imprint on the Nile Basin

Asmaa Nassar
From dried up streams in Uganda to poor rice farmers in Egypt’s Nile Delta, climate change has had dire effects on Nile Basin countries.
10.08.2018
Common water hyacinth. (photo: Ajmain Fayek | flic.kr/p/6pJ9NG)
Common water hyacinth. (photo: Ajmain Fayek | flic.kr/p/6pJ9NG)
Common water hyacinth. (photo: Ajmain Fayek | flic.kr/p/6pJ9NG)

Water hyacinths: both beauty and beast

Tesfa-Alem Tekle
They appear beautiful on the surface, but fast-growing water hyacinths threaten to cause widespread damage to biodiversity, fishing, and even hydroelectric power.
10.08.2018
The Kinyaga Transmission Line Station in Rwanda on March 4, 2018. (photo: The Niles | Jean Paul Mbarushimana) The Kinyaga Transmission Line Station in Rwanda on March 4, 2018. (photo: The Niles | Jean Paul Mbarushimana) The Kinyaga Transmission Line Station in Rwanda on March 4, 2018. (photo: The Niles | Jean Paul Mbarushimana)

Importing energy and a higher quality of life

J. P. Mbarushimana
Rwanda plans on bidding farewell to the developing world by boosting its energy access.
10.08.2018

Connecting power across borders

Frederic Musisi
Two Nile Basin countries are among the world’s most populous energy deficit nations – but as East African countries continue to trade power, that could soon be a statistic of the past.
10.08.2018

Interest and power in the Eastern Nile

Ayah Aman and Sarah El-Sheikh
There have always been foreign investors in the Eastern Nile Basin, but how much have these countries benefitted from the help?
10.08.2018
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