Wadi Halfa


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Wadi Halfa

(ˈwɒdɪ ˈhælfə)
n
(Placename) a town in the N Sudan that was partly submerged by Lake Nasser: an important archaeological site
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Madnomad Blog The little used road through the desert soon took me to Wadi Halfa, a town close to the Egyptian border.
The family members pointed that Khalil entered Egypt legally after the consulate in Khartoum granted him a visa to visit his relatives in Alexandria, saying the Egyptian authorities handed over his passport to the Sudanese police in Wadi Halfa.
The minister said that the ministry would contribute with all its capabilities to support development projects in Wadi Halfa, giving directives to the Sudanese Company for Mineral Resources to sit down with the companies operating in the mining sector in the area and offer the service projects required by the people there to see the possibility of contribution to implementation of them.
KHARTOUM, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- At least 13 people were killed in a heat wave in the city of Wadi Halfa northern Sudan, as the temperature had reached 48 C in morning times.
Les deux organisations ont distribue des articles menagers et du materiel pour la construction d'abris a plus de 30 000 personnes dans les Eetats de Khartoum et du Nil Bleu, dans la region de Dongola, et a Mereo et Wadi Halfa, dans l'Eetat du Nord.
In the 20th century, the Nile's annual flood began to witness gradual reductions in level when first the Aswan Dam, and then finally the High Dam in the 1960s, were constructed with the flood ceasing after the vast High Dam Lake extending 500 kilometres to Wadi Halfa in Sudan filled and the level of the Nile in Egypt was artificially controlled.
We have also agreed on a preliminary deal to establish a 500km railway from Aswan in Upper Egypt to connect with Wadi Halfa in Sudan," said the Minister of Transportation.
Le gouverneur d'Assouan Moustafa El Sayed n'a pas manque de mettre l'accent sur l'importance du troncon Wadi Halfa - Occhett - Qustul en tant que premiere route terrestre reliant le Soudan a l'Egypte.
Revamping and raising the efficiency of the navigational line along the Nile extending Asswan/ Wadi Halfa.
Johnson-Davies was born in Canada, grew up in Cairo, Wadi Halfa, Kampala and Kenya and moved to England at the age of 12.
Sudan's attraction was being able to realise the dream of getting off the beaten track, but from Wadi Halfa to Dongola they also witnessed Sudan's march to development on the back of oil profits.
The guide's first half explains the country's historical context, the second half describes the country from the confluence of the Niles at Khartoum, the pyramids of the Nubian desert; the frontier settlement of Wadi Halfa, the railhead town of Atbara, the Red Sea's pristine dive sites, the world's Gum Arabic capital El Obeid, the sugarloaf Taka mountains near Kassala, and the fertile Nuba Mountains.