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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 tree at the shores of Lake Tana, Ethiopia. (photo: The Niles | Bullen Chol)
Resource depletion
Planting life, one tree at a time
1.04.2019  |  Society
Children in South Sudan’s Unity State, November 3, 2015. (photo: The Niles | Waakhe Simon)
Degradation drivers
Could the Nile run dry?
26.03.2019  |  Society
The Niles contributors at the shores of Lake Tana, August 2018.  (photo: The Niles | Bullen Chol)
Rethinking conservation
What price are we willing to pay?
25.03.2019  |  Society
 (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
The Niles 13
The Conservation Issue
25.03.2019  |  Society
The Niles in Sudan’s capital Khartoum.  (photo: The Niles | Mohamed Hilali)
Tributes to the Nile
22.03.2019  |  Society
A wetland near the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya. (photo: InfoNile | Annika McGinnis)
Waste to wealth
22.03.2019  |  Society
The Niles journalists editorial conference in Addis Ababa, February 23, 2018. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
The Niles 12
Contributors
10.08.2018  |  Society
 (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
Understanding the Nile
Where is the river coming from, where does it go
10.08.2018  |  Society
Same lake, different catch: fishing techniques vary at Lake Edward. (photo: The Niles | Tuver Wundi)
Same lake, different catch
10.08.2018  |  Society
 (photo: The Niles | Waakhe Simon Wudu)
Contents
Everything is connected
10.08.2018  |  Society
Members of the local committee in Alshigeag Aljaalien show The Niles a new water tank on March 17, 2018. (photo: The Niles | Elzahraa Jadallah)
Taking matters into their own hands
A village in Sudan turns on the water tap
26.04.2018  |  Society
Water security in the Niles Basin
24 questions and answers
19.03.2018  |  Society
The Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, September 24, 2016. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
A lifeline for people and wildlife
Could the Mara River disappear?
13.03.2018  |  Society
Children playing along the Nile in Uganda, January 11, 2018. (photo: The Niles | Esther Muwombi)
Ensuring the water’s safety
What can local people do to protect the Nile?
12.03.2018  |  Society
A project site of Lake Cyohoha ecosystem recovery programme on October 13, 2015. (photo: Green Fund Rwanda)
The impact of human activity
Is Lake Cyohoha’s biodiversity declining?
9.03.2018  |  Society
A donkey water-carriage operator in Port Sudan, December 2017. (photo: The Niles | Elzahraa Jadallah)
A long-desired dream
Can the Nile River secure Port Sudan’s water supply?
8.03.2018  |  Society
Pupils of Assay School prepared to join a brass band-led procession from Meskel Square to the UNECA Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, to mark the Nile Day on 22 February 2018. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
The Niles In Focus: Regional Nile Day 2018
Celebrating 19 years of cooperation
7.03.2018  |  Society
Water sold from the back of donkey carriages in Alhila Aljadeda, Sudan, December 2017.  (photo: The Niles | Elzahraa Jadallah)
Water Security
How much water can a donkey carry?
28.02.2018  |  Society
The ⁨Victoria Nile⁩ near Karuma, ⁨Uganda⁩, 17. December 2012. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
Water Security
8 things you didn’t know about the Nile
28.02.2018  |  Society
Sixteen The Niles correspondents from across 10 Nile Basin countries attended the MiCT The Niles workshop and editorial conference from 20. to 23. February, in Addis Ababa. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
Water Security
What is ‘The Niles’?
27.02.2018  |  Society
 (photo: picture alliance / Reuters / Tiksa Negeri)
Regional Nile Day 2018 Issue
You think of water when the well is empty...
22.02.2018  |  Society
Sylivester Domasa (left) speaks with Eng. Innocent Ntabana, the Executive Director of the Nile Basin Initiative, about the Nile Day. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
The Niles Talk
What is the Nile Day?
21.02.2018  |  Society
The Citizen printing press in South Sudan’s capital Juba, July 17, 2012. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
Timeline
The Niles print editions
14.02.2018  |  Society
Simon Mugisha, the winner of the Nile Media Awards 2017 in the TV category. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
The Nile Media Awards 2017
Recognising excellent reporting
2.02.2018  |  Society