Gezira


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Ge·zi·ra

 (jə-zîr′ə), El
A region of southeast Sudan between the Blue Nile and the White Nile. It contains much of the country's most productive agricultural land.

Gezira

(dʒəˈzɪərə)
n
(Placename) a region of the E central Sudan between the Blue and White Niles: site of a large-scale irrigation system
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Faisal Hassan Ibrahim, was briefed on overall situations in Gezira State , particularly the State preparations for wheat harvesting , and the Summer season.
Recreating the works of the Fine Artist Hamdi Abullah" exhibition - fragment from promotional material from event's official Facebook page CAIRO -- 23 December 2017: Fine art exhibition "Recreating the works of the Fine Artist Hamdi Abullah" will be running from December 20 to January 4 at El Gezira center, displaying some of the unique artworks of Abullah that is recreated into new versions.
The results of board of directors elections in El-Shams Club, Gezira SC, Alexandria Sporting Club, Egyptian Shooting Club, and Al Ittihad Alexandria Club showed business people's dominance over many sports clubs.
JS Manazeh had defeated Bahrain's Muharraq 66-55 at day 1 and lost to Egypt's Gezira 68-86 at day 2.
As per El Gezira and El Managil Farmers Association, the Sudanese Ministry of Agriculture's affirmed of not being successful of genetically modified (GM) cotton is an effort to contain the farmers' anger regarding the governments' disastrous policies.
June 27, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The Gezira state MPs bloc in the National Assembly has asked the speaker to return the draft law of the agricultural and animal production professions to the parliament following refusal of president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to sign it.
Supply of sports instruments for the sports teams' gymnasium for male and female to the Club premises in Al Gezira.
Earlier, about 500 students gathered at the riverfront University of Khartoum campus in a mock funeral for the four Gezira University students, whose deaths a student group blamed on authorities and their "militia.
A helicopter will fly the body early tomorrow from the palace to his old headquarters on Gezira Island on the Nile.
About 400 demonstrators gathered in front of the headquarters of the Gezira project, a state-run irrigated farming scheme south of Khartoum, chanting, "Our land, our rights, freedom, freedom," one protester said.
Engineers sought work abroad and one such opportunity was the development of an irrigation scheme in the Gezira (Al Jazirah) plain in Sudan.
No quarter was asked or given in the desert and Rommel's Afrika Corps were no pushover, but I would just like to say that in fact I lost my eye in a separate incident while staying at the famed Gezira Sporting Club in Cairo.