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always possible but it never happens not because the situation is complicated but because no one cares or if you join us on sat there are people that that are choosing between buying medication and eating this is a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who's an activist and she's posted a story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. a on. hello there i'm julia macdonald in london with top stories on al-jazeera the u.s. is calling for restraint from turkey and itself aeration against kurdish fighters in northern syria turkish soldiers have entered the only of
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a free parts of an assault to drive out kurdish people's protection units a y p g turkey's president is vowing to crush the group which views as a terror organization static or reports from the turkey syria border. the border echoes with the sounds of war turkey's offensive on africa is now well underway the ground operation started on sunday turkish soldiers supporting free syrian army fighters inside syria. turkish president brigitte type edge was defiant as he addressed a large crowd in the city of course a juggler. this is a national struggle and then this national struggle we will crush anyone who stands against us let this be known. it's been a week of rhetoric politicians promising that turkey was going to attack a free to rid of the y.p. g. kurdish fighters that i'm proud considers terrorists but they're also the us is
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best ally on the ground in fighting i still regardless of international complications turkey is fully committed to this offensive we're on turkey's border with africa and throughout the day we've heard the sound of jets in the sky also intense artillery and machine gun fire outgoing from a turkish base behind that mountain although why p.g. are extremely well trained they know the terrain in turkey has superiority when it comes to the skies and that gives it a huge advantage. belligerence here heard the airstrikes late on saturday as turkey started its offensive and they are a little uneasy. over the move. although we are right next to the action with planes flying over our heads and this is a lot of shelling of course we are confident but at the end of the day anything can happen shells have already fallen in turkey so we are worried this could happen here. turkey says it will continue its operation until it's pushed the y. p.g. away from its borders no one knows how long that will take what the implications
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may be stephanie decker al jazeera on the turkey syria border. afghanistan's interior minister says four afghans and fourteen foreigners were killed in a siege on a luxury hotel in the capital kabul. the taliban said they were behind the sixteen hour attack on the heavily guarded intercontinental hotel they say they were targeting government workers security forces and foreigners. germany's social democrats have voted to go into formal talks about forming a coalition with anglo america's conservatives delegates naturally approved a step at a conference in bonn some had argued they shouldn't prop up another merkel government she's been unable to form a coalition says the elections in september these five people have died in anti-government demonstrations organized by catholic church leaders and democratic republic of congo around sixty nine have been arrested the protest is saved president joseph kabila is violating the constitution by staying in office beyond
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his term two people were killed during a similar protest in the capital on years of jordan's king abdullah has appealed to the u.s. vice president to rebuild trust and confidence after the trumpet ministrations decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital mike pence says the u.s. still believes in a two state solution to the israel palestine conflict is now in israel as part of his middle east tour where he's expected to receive a mixed welcome hope francis is due to lead a final mass in the in just over an hour as his tour of south america comes to an end up to a million people are expected to attend the service at an airbase in peru's capital ahead of the mass of the poor local bishops and nuns but his visit has been overshadowed after the accused victims of a sex abuse scandal in chile of slandering a bishop they say tried to cover up the crimes of course you can keep up to date
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with all the stories we're following on our website you can see our front page right there plenty of input from our correspondents all over the globe twenty four seven so those are the top stories stay with al-jazeera next up in the first part of struggle over the nile which looks at history and modern day politics of the river. the nile the world's longest river. a seven thousand kilometers
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a lifeline for almost four hundred million people. flowing north the nile runs through ten countries. from the highlands in the heart of africa to the shores of the mediterranean sea. a source of sustenance but also one of tension even potential conflict. for centuries egypt has sought to be must of the not. seeking to tame the rivers some predictable flow until ensure exclusive control over its use. but today countries upstream much challenging this dominance and of pushing for a greater say and a greater share of the river nile. cairo
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capital of egypt. a teeming metropolis. that is grown on the banks of the nile. it's the first day of spring when egyptians from the roots of life. flock to the river. to celebrate the arrival of the new season. ticket to the america field of view of good and mostly every egyptian wants live by the nile is the thought that if they can't then at least they can sit and picnic there
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then the soviet a it's the place of their dreams and mahmud everybody from young lovers to troubled souls come here for different reasons either to enjoy themselves or to wash away their pain as you heard him on. the ancient greek writer who wrote it has described egypt as being the gift of the nile it was a fitting description. when major cities that run along are only there because of the nile and the novel that it would just be another part of the sahara desert you know it would just be dust and sand you couldn't live without the nile it is the life blood. attached to this source of life ninety five percent of the egyptian population lives along its banks just five percent of egypt's land the rest just desert. the nile
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maybe most commonly associated with egypt. but its waters begin their journey thousands of kilometers upstream. there are two main sources of the river. one is the great lakes of eastern africa. and the other is in the ethiopian highlands where the majority of the nile waters originate. this is the summer rainy season in ethiopia. the rainfall forms gushing rivers and tributaries.
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they collect here in like ton. ethiopia's largest lake and a main source of the nile. the six hundred year old monastery is situated on one of the lakes many islands. decorated with biblical paintings it belongs to the ethiopian orthodox church. the custody of the monastery adult who believes the nile holds magical powers and is akin to god. and of men and buying of the nile is one of the four rivers mentioned in the holy bible that feeds heaven and i know that. the nile gives us as well as other countries like egypt all sorts of benefits mithun are you
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going to have and that. water isn't the nile's only get. the surging streams in ethiopia turn red with silt washed from the volcanic to turn. this silt rich in nutrients and minerals is born downstream. it was to prove a blessing for the first settlers in the nile valley thousands of years ago. each year rainfall in ethiopia caused the nile downstream to flood its banks in what is today egypt. this unusual phenomenon known by the ancient egyptians as the inundation was celebrated as a divine event. it was de fide in the form of
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a god known as hobby. in manama most how happy if you look at the pictures of this character and graves on the walls of egypt's temples you find that have is their strange character on the whole he's a man with large breasts but not a woman welcome most of the caribbean he also has a petroleum belly so these two characteristics symbolize fertility and generosity granted by the nile xeon local school. was the key gift. when the nile flood receded the rich silt carried by the river remained behind fertilizing the soil creating arable land in stark contrast to the surrounding desert. ancient egypt was the birthplace of agriculture. techniques developed thousands of years ago. all are still in use to this day.
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early thunder in the herd envelop dylan was with still used the old plough the one pulled by cutting for there are many cracked that here my uncle has a truck my neighbor has one everybody has attracted and that would what a one at any thought but i pray. the traditional method. the pharaohs have long since passed from the stage of history but some of their legacy and years. from time immemorial the river has been a subject of adoration. and yet news poll found a full mile old bountiful iowa old bountiful miles of the ancient egyptians exulted the river nile there's an old chant that goes people don't eat jewels they eat the
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bread made from the wheat that grew on the banks of the river nile and. but there's a darker side to this love of the nile. such adoration can lead to possessiveness. for the egyptians the nile is unquestionably their river above and beyond the claims of any other nile basin country. by the early one thousand nine hundred six great britain ruled the length of the nile. egypt was strategically crucial as the suez canal controlled access to india the jewel in the crown of the british empire. to co-opt their allies in one thousand nine hundred twenty nine britain awarded the egyptians exclusive
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control of the nile to phuket does our issued in the one nine hundred twenty nine agreement stated that egypt had the right to veto any project on the nile that would affect its share of the waters or the flow of the river to the north towards egypt. this stipulation was based on the fact that egypt completely depends on the nile waters and while the upstream countries have other water sources before they have more to go. thirty years later in one thousand nine hundred fifty nine a second agreement was signed. freed from colonial over rule egypt and sudan agreed on dividing the rivers waters. during the one nine hundred sixty s. african nations upstream gained independence. nowadays these countries are challenging agreements signed when they were under colonial rule.
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we had two countries sit down. and i'd need to say. that they want to share within that country. to this day egyptians regard the nine hundred twenty nine and nine hundred fifty nine agreements as technically binding. egypt has its reasons for wanting to uphold the treaties. the chair of the nile water has remained at fifty five and a half billion cubic meters a stipulated in the one nine hundred fifty nine agreement. since then egypt's population has tripled over eighty million. taking the
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country into water poverty. these agreements give us a minimum amount of water. less than what we actually need. any of the countries they don't need they get their water from. the annual amount of rainfall of the sources of the one point six trillion cubic meters egypt use less than five percent of this amount the rest that's ninety five percent is lost through evaporation and . but sometimes rainfall is not enough. famine has ravaged states through which the nile flows. here in ethiopia one of the river sources the failure of the annual rains has led to
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catastrophe in the past. millions have died. beyond such tragedy upstream states claim the past agreements violate their national sovereignty and prevent them harnessing the river for their own development. i know that some people in egypt. fashion i.d.'s. fashion i.d.'s based on the assumption that the night of the longs to egypt and that egypt has a right to decide us for gets what of the night water and the countries that are unable to use the night water because it will be unstable and because they won't be for. this circumstances have changed and changed forever. the change came in may two thousand and ten at
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a meeting going into your ganda when the upstream countries took matters into their own hands. in an unprecedented move six of the eight nations signed a new agreement declaring greater autonomy in decision making over the niles waters aware of the agenda egypt and sudan had refused to attend. what was signed in entebbe set off alarm bells in cairo. touching the very core of egyptian fear about its water source of law would must it is a red line for egypt existence. there is a difference between security and existence itself. we are wholly dependent on the nile we have no other water sources in eight so the truth is that any threat
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against the nile waters will result in the reduction of egypt's share this would threaten us with thirst and death. and the specter of a water war looms over the region. for egypt securing the nile waters is a matter of national security even if it means military action. a common feeling shared by most egyptians. egypt would die what would we dream about it of course we would fight we would fight anyone who attempts to stop i would force a water. throughout its history egypt has been at the mercy of the nile.
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along the river columns such as this known as my limit as have been built to measure the height of the waters. controlling the river was of paramount importance. with the well being of the state dependent on the level of the annual flood waters. the key was in finding a way to reserve these waters for use during the drives summit periods. the ancient egyptians first attempted this. but it was the founder of modern egypt mohamed ali pasha who built the first ever down on the nile in the mid nineteenth century. to this day the old brick dam known as the delta still stands. in the land as long as i live in the now was on muhammad ali's agenda
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it was extremely important because egypt was threatened by drought that if. you wanted more cotton and grain plantations as well since in those days egypt used to export these products to your. muhammad ali himself laid the dams first stone in eight hundred forty seven. but this was only the beginning. as demand for water grew more irrigation projects were completed in the first half of the twentieth century. but it wasn't until the early one nine hundred fifty s. that egypt began to put in place plans to finally control the nile once and for all . in july nine hundred fifty two a group of army officers carried out
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a coup d'etat. egypt's king was dethroned then exiled a new regime to power. the main office a behind the coup was jamal abdul nasser we're going to gender to modernize and strengthen egypt. adoptive plans for a massive new dam to be built in southern egypt to harness the full potential of the nile. called the last one high dam it would be built on this stretch of river at a cost of some one billion u.s. dollars egypt was going to need help in the beginning britain and the united states went together and told big bank that's it and they were supporting him. however that support came with strings attached. egypt was expected to join the western camp. but nasa was his own man. in the cold
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war setting he was committed to a policy of nonaligned. policy that displeased the americans. on july nineteenth nine hundred fifty six john foster dulles the american secretary of state withdrew the offer to finance the us one high dam. nasa would not be intimidated one week later he hit back. with the. masses decision to nationalize the company that owned the strategic suez canal was a bombshell. the revenues paid by ships passing through the canal could help egypt
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finance the us one hide them. it was a trump card but it rattled the powers in europe and led to the suez crisis of nine hundred fifty six. last. britain france and israel conducted a joint attack on egypt to win back control of the canal. british and french troops landed in port sight on the northern tip of the suez waterway. but this was as far as they went. the invading armies were forced to withdraw on the heavy international pressure from the united nations. egypt's relations with the west was shattered.
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nasser now look for friends elsewhere. in one thousand nine hundred fifty eight egypt signed an agreement with the soviet union for the financing of the hide them . the russians in egypt to others or four hundred five hundred million finally this was not a question egypt paid back these loans from the suez canal revenue streams. with the soviet loans inaugurated the start of construction of the us one high down in general nine hundred sixty. the project was immense. it is said that enough rock was used in the construction of the dam to build seventeen great pyramids. through the eleven years of construction egyptian saw the dam as
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a symbol of national pride and defiance to the west. to shock the muslim operetta lot of the egyptian people proved that ingenuity and bracing behind them project we should but only if they glorify it in their songs in t.v. and radio shows movies plays and everyday activities that's how it became such an icon of the nation it was shot something everybody rally behind that would have set in. massa the father of the project never lived to see the completion of the dam. just four months before construction was finished he died of a heart attack. the opening ceremony in general one thousand nine hundred seventy one was attended by
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egypt's new president anwar sadat. the dams save the flow with over thirty billion cubic meters of floodwater each year water that otherwise would be lost into the mediterranean sea. behind the dam a huge manmade reservoir known as lake massah was created. the water held in this lake was egypt's insurance policy against the rivers unpredictable flood. they also. gave the egyptians a guarantee that the rain always the water there i mean during the drought in the night and said it is ninety eight is in sudan and i feel go. to gyptian so they could go on cultivating as before because i don't there's a lot behind the down as well. but perhaps most important it was that the us
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on down in the way and that's in the eyes that have been now in the eighty's and. elsewhere the river remained untamed. upstream countries were still at the mercy of the nile and. experiencing at times the the famine. or devastating floods. but playing with nature was to prove costly for the river and for all those living off it. asia's largest catholic country is witnessing a dramatic rise in teenage pregnancy. when used investigates why so many filipino children are having babies. at this time when al-jazeera.
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a free part of an assault to drive out kurdish peoples protection units or y.p. jeanne d'arc is president raging tayyip erdogan says he wants to prevent a kurdish corridor being opened on the border syria. there has been nobody protesting on the streets so far be a cheapie congress is not a target either anybody that he needs those calls and makes the mistake of taking to the streets to play our high price i need just trust us this is a national struggle we will crush anyone he opposes our national struggle. afghanistan's interior minister says four afghans and fourteen foreigners were killed in a siege on a luxury hotel in the capital kabul. the taliban said they were behind the sixteen hours hackle the heavily guarded intercontinental hotel they say they were targeting government workers security forces foreigners. germany social democrats have voted to go into formal talks
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about for me coalition with anglo marcos conservative party delegates now really approve the step of the conference form some would argue they shouldn't call up another merkel government she's been able to form a coalition since the elections in september at least five people have died in anti-government demonstrations organized by catholic church leaders in the democratic republic of como around sixty million have been arrested for protesting say president joseph kabila is violating the constitution by staying in office beyond his terms jordan's king abdullah has appealed to the u.s. vice president to rebuild trust and confidence after the trumpet ministrations decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital might pen says the u.s. still believes in a two state solution to the israel palestine conflict is now in israel as part of his middle east tour where he's expected to receive a mixed welcome. pope francis is due to meet a final mass in the mind about forty five minutes time as this tour of south
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america comes to an end up to a million people are expected to attend the service of an airbase in peru is capital ahead of the mass the pope met local bishops. top stories stay with al-jazeera struggle over the nile.
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in the us one high down in. man's greatest ever efforts to control the nile. get hold to the annual flood. and stored a huge supply of water fifty gypped behind its great wall. the dam was hailed as a triumph of engineering and water management. but there was a price to be paid. of dissent that already could be years prior to the
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construction of the high down the river nile used to bring four million tonnes of fertile silt each year that would deposit on the last stop of the bubble if it was like a natural fertiliser for a daily worker in a hurry. this silt washed from the ethiopian highlands was no longer carried into egypt. it now dropped uselessly to the bed of the manmade reservoir behind the dam. deprived of the silt egyptian the farmers today rely increasingly an artificial fertilisers. and see that only my grandfather and my father used to need only one sack of chemical fertiliser for an acre of land nowadays each acre needs a thief seven said. the loss of
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natural for to lety in egypt's farmland was not the only negative repercussion of the us one the high dam. the reservoir formed by the accumulation of waters behind the dam was named lake nasa. today it's one of the larger. manmade lakes in the world stretching over five hundred kilometers. it straddles the borders of egypt and sudan an area known as new bia. situated on the banks of the river nile rubia was home to many ancient temples. but in the one nine hundred sixty s. during the construction of the us one high dam the rising waters of lake nasser threaten to submerge these monuments.
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the united nations spearheaded an international rescue campaign. more than twenty temples were dismantled stone by stone and relocated to higher ground. the largest of these were the two giant temples of abu simbel built by the pharaoh ramses the second. in their new location the temples remain a major tourist attraction in egypt to this day it's. archaeological sites were saved but people living in the area received no such consideration all. the newbie ns
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an ethnic group originating in southern egypt and northern sudan have lived beside the nile for thousands of years. i.e. movie of old newbie and live on the banks of the night denial is our life like fish we would die. if we left it they saw. this attachment to the river has proved a blessing but also occurs. during construction of the ass one low dam in one thousand nine hundred nine the newbie ns were forced to move . they were relocated here on the west bank of the nile in a swan. today the village of hobson hale is the most famous newby and settlement
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a place where tourists come seeking a glimpse of a traditional life. just because i love allowed people to start the modeling i grew up and worked with my uncle who taught me about sailing on the walk i worked with him into reason when i got on the boat and now i have managed to buy my own small boat cos. the newbie and community here has found a new way to make a living from the nile. but a second major displacement of newbie ns was to prove far more dramatic. in may nine hundred sixty four egyptian president jamal abdel nasser and soviet leader nikita khrushchev attended celebrations marking the start of the second stage of building the us one hide them. at the push of
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a button water levels behind the dam rose rapidly. the project was on track but at the expense of over one hundred twenty thousand new b.m.s. in both. egypt and sudan who were forced to move. out as i did the idea that it was very difficult to be pulled out of our homeland and taken to another place it was very harsh for the displacement my family suffered in the newbie and region was very painful it was a huge sacrifice the thing that. they left everything behind many people died among the many children no one was given any time to do anything our people had to leave everything in a rush to catch the boat move. civilization
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dating back thousands of years was up to. the newbie in the school their homeland the land of gold. but it was now gone forever. just a meager sum of money. and a muscle and they wanted to talk with my father to see thirty six egyptian pounds in compensation for the house the land and everything else of the. egyptian and sudanese government's a promise the newbie ends better living conditions. but their new home away from the nile proved far from satisfactory. didn't love the vehicles and that they moved us into concrete buildings and at a stroke took away our history and civilization they wiped out our identity. they took us away from the nile. new beings are only happy when they have to side the
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nile but not a single resettlement village was by the river. or if jamal is a sudanese newbie and he was a child when the displacement occurred. today he teaches african history in america after fifty years when you look at the new land that was acquired by the movie ends or within unions were displaced to is invisible and even when you have an enormous amount of health problems you have very bad logistics and again massive migration but this time he looked like a few g.'s. despite
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the cooma of displacement libyans have done their best to keep alive their traditions and their distinctive language. many newbie and song center on a return to their lost homeland. that dance is inspired by the gentle flow of the nile . to the legume you can never forget your homeland the place where you are born and the place where you died we live now in our memories. i am. i.
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there is still a large newby and community in northern sudan which remains on the land of its forefathers on the banks of the nile. but even they are now under threat. in one thousand nine hundred ninety two the sudanese government announced its intention to build a huge hydro power station. here in new bia. the planned project known as the. would use the nile flow to boost sudan's power supply. once again the newbie ans face being sacrificed on the altar of development. there is no social order environmental assessment to get the communities against it we have talking about ninety nine villages along the nile you are talking about one and a half million people we are talking about one million acres of fertile land we are
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talking about the last. place to just the problems that people live on we are talking about archaeology the tree did not even scratch the surface. of. the sudanese government put the project on hold but for the newby ends it remains an ever present menace. it's just like a nightmare or a threat every now and then we hear the president talking about reviving this project which is somebody if they believe because of our this would be the left of the wonderful movie on land. environmental and human factors have made many international donors wary of providing loans for large hydrological schemes on the nile. but the rise of
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a new power on the world stage has given new momentum to unconditional lending. china built up its own hydro power industry in the nineteen one thousand nine hundred ninety s. and a few years ago they appeared on the global scene with a bang they started funding projects. which had to before going forward because nobody wanted to touch them. in the middle of a dam in northern sudan is one such project. it was officially opened in two thousand and nine by sudanese president omar al bashir i'm a great celebration. the dam was seen as the solution to the country's shortage of power. its huge turbines using the river flow to generate electricity. but the sudanese had
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initially found it difficult to get the project off the ground. the sudanese government had tried to attract founding for european governments from canada. from other sources for many years and they couldn't succeed because of and by medical concerns and human rights concerns. in two thousand and three chinese and sudanese officials put pen to paper on an agreement in which china would provide a substantial loan for the building of the meadow the dam. but during the construction clashes erupted when the sudanese army moved in to evict locals from villages that were to be submerged by the dams reservoir. this was exactly the sort of humanitarian suffering which had influenced many
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creditors to shy away from financing the dam. in the end the protests came to nothing the project went ahead. as the waters rose behind the dam some fifty thousand. sudanese had to leave their homes and much of their property. i don't know if they're going to i lost everything i had over one hundred one is the government going to compensate us if not then i would only compensation is it from. africa's large dams have not reversed poverty they have not been dramatically
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increased electricity rates they have not dramatically improved water supply for people living there what they have done is help create a small industrial economy that tends to be companies from europe and elsewhere and so these benefits are really really concentrated in a very small elite. the number of hydro power stations along the course of the rhythm miles is on the rise. with the exception of egypt the mild basin countries face a chronic shortage of power. large majorities of the populations in these countries do not have access to electricity. uganda is one such example.
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here on the nile close to its outlet from lake victoria there are two new hydro power stations. but combined they don't generate enough power for a country with a growing economy and an increasing population. ninety percent of our people have electricity ninety one percent don't so we have an aggressive through an official program which is on going to have a target that in the next four years this number which says today nine percent should rise to sixteen percent in the east. the nile in uganda is characterized by high speed rapids and waterfalls.
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one of the most well known is the murchison. it's an area that attracts tourists from around the world. and it's home to uganda as largest national park. live.
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the stricture brava here is ideal for those seeking the thrill of white water rafting. i think i. close has been running rafting expeditions for tourists along the river since one thousand nine hundred ninety six. he has made a decent living. but these fools are now threatened by the construction of
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a new dam. toto is torn between the love of his work and his country's need for electricity. so from my comment about. there let's just good and rough things good so as to know what is good what is better between. christie bot. our demo i like you are often so much. i like it up to so much. the bush a goddamn a new hydro power station being built here will flood the rapids and create a manmade reservoir. but the dam will meet only a fraction of the country's electricity requirements. in uganda and
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government is keen to exploit these fast flowing waters to generate power. another hydro power station is planned here further downstream of the karuna fools another project that threatens the natural flow of the river. if you force a lot of the downs it means you extracting more what are. we to their. support and as a result of their lake victoria as a liberal when the down more than two. lake victoria is the largest lake in africa. and one of the most renowned sources of the nile. yet it is slowly and gradually shrinking. be increasing number of hydro power stations on the nile in uganda is drawing ever
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greater amounts of water out of the lake to move the turbines generating electricity. about half of the recent drop in like victoria which has been pretty extreme can be attributed to the stand there basically opened up and now water can be let out at any pace that the government chooses to. three countries share the waters of lake victoria. this is the city of kisumu kenya's main port on the lake and the hub of its fishing industry. for twenty five years thomas the good to his fish here. he remembers the days when fish were once plentiful and business was good nowadays he's getting a much smaller catch. twenty two no north raised we
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don't have enough fish in this lake because all the water is directed to the. mud you know look at those rocks a while back you couldn't see them but no they show how much the water level has dropped and is they build more hydro post ations. all the water and all the fish will go to uganda and to the nile will be a propos for you when. the egyptians are content with the water continues to flow on downstream. they accept their nile partners building hydro power plants but they are not prepared to allow upstream countries to build dams that will reduce the amount of water reaching egypt. and i'm a lot of russian oil when it we don't have hostile intentions against anyone we don't go to war just for the sake of fighting but if someone is going to stop the water egypt will die of thirst then we will fight with all means available and get
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that it will down. as populations increase and economies develop demand for the waters of the nile is intensifying. the question remains who owns the rivers water. perhaps they answer may lie in history. in a bygone era when foreign and rulers once controlled the full length of the great river .
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hello there it certainly is very hot for some of us in australia at the moment these pictures are from new south wales showing the hot weather that we're seeing at the moment it's already been affecting us in parts of south australia and through victoria but here it's cool down thanks to this weather system that's gradually edging its way eastwards sydney though is still ahead of that system and so here it's still very hot the temperatures well thirty two perhaps in the city but if you had to penrith over richmond in the west and there the temperatures are more likely to be around forty three degrees so incredibly hot here and eventually it will cool down but only as we head through into choose day and then the temperatures are still going to stay rather high just not as hot as they've been if we had a bit further towards the east you can see this weather system that's edging its
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way across new zealand at the moment it's in the western parts of the north island where we're seeing the wettest of the weather and it's likely to stay very wet as we head through the next day or so even further south there's a fair amount of cloud with us but that does clear as we head through into tuesday christchurch looks bright and warm we'll get to around twenty four degrees which is seventy five in fahrenheit but for the towards the north and we've got a developing system here that's running its way towards the east it's going to bring a suitable for a lot of heavy snow and behind it is turning very cold. the controversial leader of islamic jihad father scott he is one of the most wanted terrorists in history of counterterrorism and his alleged extrajudicial killing by israeli intelligence mossad says i'm being caught in the bus because the outcome is only death if someone tried to get to chicago immediately superintelligent was
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