Nile River

Egypt's Qalaa Holdings to establish 2 railway lines in Eastern Africa

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 01:15 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir made the announcement on Wednesday.

Egypt, Sudan work on resolving truck crowdedness problem at borders

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 04:28 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir and his Sudanese counterpart Hisham Abou Zeid held the 181st meeting of the Nile Valley Authority for River Navigation.

Egypt describes 4th filling of Ethiopian dam as violation of Declaration of Principles

Sun, 10 Sep 2023 - 08:27 GMT

The declaration provides the necessity of congruence among the three countries on the filling and operation processes.

84% of 2023 Blue Nile flooding held in Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 03:53 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted Tuesday on Facebook a satellite image of the Nile.

Egyptian Transport Minister displays river transport development plan

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 12:10 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir displayed in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli the plan set to develop river transport in Egypt.

Mauritanian president commends Egypt's patience, wisdom on Ethiopian Dam dispute

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 01:46 GMT

The two chiefs of state tackled the conditions of Libya and Sudan as well as the "Nile Water" issue.

Egypt to offer assets on Nile River banks for private investment

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 03:24 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli held Thursday a meeting with the officials of The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE).

Egypt spends LE1.13B on inland water transport projects in 8 years

Wed, 04 Jan 2023 - 04:04 GMT

The Ministry of Transport declared Wednesday accomplishing projects in the sector of inland water transport at a cost of LE1.13 billion between 2014 and 2022.

Nile Basin ministerial meeting on Vic-Med feasibility studies held in Cairo

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 10:12 GMT

The meeting comprises the transport ministers of Nile Basin countries, COMESA member states, and the AU Commission on Infrastructure and Energy Development.

CAPMAS releases report on trade between Egypt, Nile Basin countries in 2021

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 01:45 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics released a report Tuesday on trade between Egypt and fellow Nile Basin Countries in 2021.

Fun facts about food in ancient Egypt

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 - 12:21 GMT

Cooking recipes dating back to ancient Egypt were characterized by their simplicity.

Egypt launches the longest clean-up campaign along the Nile to break world record

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Cleaning operations were carried out via using boats, and hygiene tools to collect plastic waste floating along the Nile River, where 342 kilos of waste were collected in only Cairo Governorate.

Photos: Egypt launches ‘largest’ campaign to clean up Nile, hopes to break Guinness World Record

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 01:31 GMT

The campaign, which is the largest to clean up the Nile, managed to remove almost 500 kilograms of plastic rubbish, said Abdel Hamid El-Haggan, governor of northern Egypt’s Qalyubia governorate, which is located in the Nile Delta region.

How were the Great Pyramids of Giza built?

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 12:56 GMT

The construction of the Great Pyramids of Giza remained a mystery for thousands of years.

Study reveals how ancient Egyptians benefited from the Nile River's course

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 10:58 GMT

The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is based on previous archaeological and historical discoveries.

Egypt's housing minister says lands on Warraq Island bought consensually from holders

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 07:04 GMT

Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem al-Gazar stated in a press conference Thursday that the government had put its hand on 91 feddans.

Irrigation ministry declares length of canals lined in Upper Egypt

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 02:50 GMT

Other lining works are still under progress.

Egypt spends LE390M on renovation of city housing one of Nile River's estuaries

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 03:31 GMT

In a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Beheira Governor Hesham Amna stated that LE 390 million were spent on the renovation of Rosetta City.

Egypt releases development plan of Warraq Island to become 'Horus City'

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 02:43 GMT

The State Information Service (SIS) released the plan set to develop Giza's Al Warraq Island, spanning over 6,360 square kilometers, at a budget of LE17.5 billion.

Egypt begins removal of Greater Cairo's iconic floating houses

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 02:07 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources removed on Monday and Tuesday 15 floating houses that were located on the Nile River at Agouza and Kitkat.