Lake Victoria

Egypt, South Sudan sign cooperation deal in river transport

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 09:45 GMT

The signing took place during the first ministerial meeting on the preparation of feasibility studies of the second phase of the Vic-Med Project, aimed at linking Lake Victoria with the Mediterranean through a maritime route.

Sisi ratifies study to construct land route between Egypt, Chad through Sudan: Minister

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 08:03 GMT

He added that an Egyptian-Sudanese committee has been formed to survey the land and determine the land route of the road, to reach the rest of the West African countries.

Egypt expresses sincere condolences to Tanzania over Lake Victoria plane crash

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 03:14 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry expressed, its sincere condolences to Tanzania over the victims of a plane crash in Lake Victoria during its attempt to land at Bukoba Airport in northwest Tanzania, which resulted in dozens of victims and injured.

VICMED project tops Cairo Water Week projects

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 01:26 GMT

A promotional session for Lake Victoria-Mediterranean Sea navigation line-linking project was held on the sidelines of the Egyptian first Cairo Water Week on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster, scores feared missing

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 01:31 GMT

At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria

VICMED: A feasible bid for smooth-sailing Nile basin ties?

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 01:27 GMT

It has been estimated that the final cost of the feasibility study of the project could reach $10 million.

Egypt to establish $120M industrial zone in Addis Ababa

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 06:12 GMT

Ambassador Abu Bakr Hefny said on Tuesday that Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia are collaborating, affirming the establishment of a fund to finance joint projects.

Kenya: From the Indian Ocean to the highlands!

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 11:56 GMT

When I was entering Kenya from the dirt roads around Mt Elgon National Park, a big and diverse country was unfolding in front of my eyes