Inside Story – Sharing the Nile

The Nile basin countries meeting in Egypt last week failed to reach an agreement on water-sharing because Egypt and Sudan refused to sign the new deal.
Can there be a fair distribution of the Nile waters with Egypt claiming historical rights, while other downstream nations say they were not consulted? Could water disputes over the Nile spark a water war?

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