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The El Qanater El Khayreya Dam in Egypt. (photo: The Nies | Asmaa Gamal)
The El Qanater El Khayreya Dam in Egypt. (photo: The Nies | Asmaa Gamal)
The El Qanater El Khayreya Dam in Egypt. (photo: The Nies | Asmaa Gamal)
Photostory

‘The Dams of Welfare’

Asmaa Gamal
The city of El Qanater El Khayreya emerged after a dam was built and has since become a magnet for local and foreign tourists alike.
30.03.2021
Interview

“I don’t think the dam has a big effect”

Alaa Eliass
Hatim Abdelhadi, a 30-year-old lawyer in Sennar, talks about how the Sennar Dam changes the lives of those living alongside it.
26.03.2021
Investigation

The White Dam: a tale of big ambitions and big problems

Elzahraa Jadallah
In 2017, Sudan completed the Upper Atbara and Setit hydroelectric project. The years of planning and construction tell a tale of big ambitions and big problems.
22.03.2021
Map

The Niles 15: Eastern Nile Basin dams

MiCT The Niles
A map of the existing and planned Eastern Nile Basin dams featured in The Niles, Issue 15.
16.03.2021
The Sennar Dam in Sudan, February 20, 2020. (photo: The Niles | Dominik Lehnert) The Sennar Dam in Sudan, February 20, 2020. (photo: The Niles | Dominik Lehnert) The Sennar Dam in Sudan, February 20, 2020. (photo: The Niles | Dominik Lehnert)
Risks, actions & benefits

Do dams cause more problems than they solve?

MiCT The Niles
Across the Nile Basin, dams generate power, store drinking and irrigation water, and prevent flooding. On the downside, dams can endanger people, especially amidst a rapidly changing climate.
16.03.2021
A crane that operates the Sennar Dam flood gates, February 20, 2020. (photo: The Niles | Dominik Lehnert)
Infographic
Dam safety and coordinated operation
16.03.2021  |  Society
The Jebel Aulia Dam in Sudan. (photo: Google Earth)
The Niles 15
The dam issue
22.02.2021  |  Society
Share your favourite recipe with us. You cook, we publish! (photo: The Niles | Mio.Matsumoto)
Dessert
The Niles à la carte
30.12.2019  |  Society
One of these kosharis is not like the other! Can you spot the 10 mistakes? (photo: The Niles | Mio.Matsumoto)
Dessert
What’s wrong here?
30.12.2019  |  Society
Taste the Niles.  (photo: Mio.Matsumoto)
Dessert
Taste the Niles
30.12.2019  |  Society
A woman in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa beautifies her plot with ornamental flowers and with food plants. (photo: The Niles | Dagim Terefe)
Directions
Plant crops in the city
29.12.2019  |  Society
Ayman El-Rabi (right) at work with his colleague.  (photo: The Niles | Asmaa Gamal)
Directions
How to make good bread
28.12.2019  |  Society
A women prepares bread dough in Egypts’s capital Cairo. (photo: The Niles | Asmaa Gamal)
Ingredients
Bread: The food that sparks revolutions
27.12.2019  |  Society
Maize is a key staple crop across the Nile Basin. (photo: The Niles | Davis Mugume)
Ingredients
Grow plentiful and nutritious maize!
27.12.2019  |  Society
Grubs being prepared in Uganda.  (photo: Muniirah Mbabaz | Department of Food Science and Technology, Makerere University)
Ingredients
Add crickets to your diet for more protein
20.12.2019  |  Society
Maize is a key staple crop across the Nile Basin due to its variety, plentitude and easy cultivation. (photo: The Niles | Davis Mugume)
The Niles 14
The Food & Food Security Issue
15.12.2019  |  Society
 (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
Prose Poetry
I am the Nile
1.06.2019  |  Society
 (photo: Anataban)
Pollution
“Black Tide”
24.04.2019  |  Society
Don’t breathe in! (photo: Medium | Vital Strategies)
Pollution
Addis Ababa choking on smog
10.04.2019  |  Society
Waste management: not high on the agenda in Khartoum. (photo: The Niles | Elzahraa Jadallah)
Pollution
Piles of problems
9.04.2019  |  Society
Not fantastic: plastic. (photo: jubainthemaking.com)
Pollution
Drowning in plastic
8.04.2019  |  Society
Lake Qarun in Egypt. (photo: eol.jsc.nasa.gov | ISS015-E-29761)
Ecosystem destruction
Pollution threatens a historical lake
5.04.2019  |  Society
Feeding, breeding, resting and nesting grounds for several species: Lake Tana. (photo: The Niles | Dominik Lehnert)
Ecosystem destruction
Keeping a wetland from turning into a wasteland
3.04.2019  |  Society
Sudan Oribis (Ourebia montana) couple. (photo: flickr.com/photos/berniedup | Bernard Dupont)
Ecosystem destruction
Diversity at risk
2.04.2019  |  Society