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#Water: A fool won’t even find water in the Nile!
The Niles in South Sudan and Sudan met fishermen who deal carefully with the water that nourishes them and business people who exploit the resource without restraint. They report on conflicts around water but also on exemplary projects where water is shared peacefully. In short, the fool is still swimming, but for how long?
Due to massive water problems in the Jammam camp in South Sudan, refugees have started to drill for new water sources in random places. (photo: Christian Als / laif)
Due to massive water problems in the Jammam camp in South Sudan, refugees have started to drill for new water sources in random places. (photo: Christian Als / laif)
Due to massive water problems in the Jammam camp in South Sudan, refugees have started to drill for new water sources in random places. (photo: Christian Als / laif)

Reliable sources

MiCT The Niles
Facts and quotes about water.°
10.03.2016

Nubian holy water

Samia Ibrahim
From baptisms to marriages, ritual cleansing with Nile water has a long standing in Nubian culture.
11.03.2016

When the well runs dry

Abdelrahman Ibrahim
They can see the water source and they even pay their water bills, but residents of Nyala are thirsty.
14.03.2016

Protecting an insecure resource

Hamid Ibrahim
Kassala is struggling to safeguard its water reserves, but the demand usually reaches far beyond the supply.
17.03.2016
Kuajok, South Sudan, April 21, 2014. (photo: The Niles | Aping Kuluel) Kuajok, South Sudan, April 21, 2014. (photo: The Niles | Aping Kuluel) Kuajok, South Sudan, April 21, 2014. (photo: The Niles | Aping Kuluel)

The element of blessings

Joseph Nashion
Two old men, one from the Azande and another from the Muru ethnicity, recall how water was once a sacred aspect of their communities.
21.03.2016
States of flux map. (photo: The Niles)
States of flux
22.03.2016  |  Water
A girl fills Nile water in a container in Juba, March 22, 2015. (photo: The Niles | Samir Bol)
Juba’s deadly water
8.04.2016  |  Water
A woman tries to safe her property from floods in South Sudan’s Unity State on August 9, 2013. (photo: The Niles | Bonifacio Taban)
Hostages of war and weather
15.11.2016  |  Water
Call a donkey! Water business in Yambio. (photo: The Niles | Joseph Nashion)
Rider on the storm
15.11.2016  |  Water
 (photo: The Niles | Hadia Elias)
Did you know ...
16.11.2016  |  Water
The Zeer is an affordable and safe way to filter water. (photo: The Niles | Hadia Elias)
Need clean water?
16.11.2016  |  Water
Kiir Thon Ajak receiving cholera treatment at the Juba Teaching Hospital, July 27, 2016. (photo: The Niles | Gale Julius)
The cholera threat returns
16.11.2016  |  Water
Fresh fish thanks to an old man. Zadu Abdullah (left) Hussein at work. (photo: The Niles | Osman Shinger)
Fish & Ships
“Blue Nile fish are tastier”
17.11.2016  |  Water
Some of the most common fish in the Nile: 1. Bayad (Bagrus bajad); 2. Fahaka pufferfish (Tetraodon lineatus); 3. Electric catfish (Malapterurus electricus). (photo: The Niles | Illustrations by Mayu Nakai)
Fish & Ships
Fishing in Juba
17.11.2016  |  Water
            The main fish market in Port Sudan, March 6, 2014.                    (photo: The Niles | Abdalhady Alhag)
Fish & Ships
Eastern Sudan develops appetite for seafood
18.11.2016  |  Water
The champion Ahmed Adam Abdelrahman. (photo: The Niles | Hassan Faroog)
Beach Boys: Swimming & Tourism
“My hatred to water changed into love”
21.11.2016  |  Water
 (photo: Abdalhady Al-Hag)
Beach Boys: Swimming & Tourism
“It is my first time at the sea and it is charming”
21.11.2016  |  Water
Juba goes Miami: Fun on Queen Juba, a double-decker boat with twin 320-horse-power engines. (photo: The Niles | Akim Mugisa)
Beach Boys: Swimming & Tourism
Launching the ‘Oky African Boat Cruise Party’
22.11.2016  |  Water
Morys Koulibaly wearing The Niles swimming trunks. (photo: The Niles)
Beach Boys: Swimming & Tourism
Sew & Swim: How to do it!
22.11.2016  |  Water
A women fetches water near Juba. (photo: The Niles)
Short fiction
Labour
23.11.2016  |  Water
Confluence of the White Nile and the Blue Nile, near Khartoum. (photo: De Agostini, N. Cirani | Gettyimages)
Short fiction
A village in the memory of water
23.11.2016  |  Water