Nile River


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Noun1.Nile River - the world's longest river (4150 miles)Nile River - the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Republic of the Sudan, Soudan, Sudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
Republic of Uganda, Uganda - a landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
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1 / 14 A general view shows flood water in Wad Ramli village on the eastern banks of the Nile river on August 26, 2019.
By July, the Nile Protection and Development Sector at the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources removed 23 encroachments along the Nile River in six governorates that are Kafr El Sheikh, Menya, Sohag, Damietta, Gharbeya, and Beheira.
Egypt's Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation denied the news about the estimated volume of the Nile River flood this year.
Authorities had initially said the deaths were caused by a multi-vehicle accident on Sunday night on the busy Corniche boulevard along the Nile River, with no explanation of how it caused an explosion that damaged the hospital's facade and even rooms inside.
The Nile Protection and Development Sector at the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources recently removed 23 encroachments along the Nile River in six of the country.
Uganda is blessed with abundant wildlife, once in a life time experiences including mountain gorilla and chimp trekking, Nile River cruises and luxury eco-tourism stays, as well many captivating cultural heritage trails, which differ amongst the four major kingdoms and established chiefdoms that exist in the country.
In a statement obtained to the Sudan News Agency (SUNA), the National Wheat Coordinator said that Gezira Scheme produced 458,000 tons, the New Halfa 57,000 tons, the White Nile State 84,000 tons, the State of the Nile River 66,000 tons, the Northern State 178,000 tons and the State of Sennar 300 tons of wheat.
QNA Khartoum The projects implemented by Qatar in Nile state have provided thousands of job opportunities to Sudanese youths, Governor of Sudan's Nile River state Hatem al Wassilah has said.
The governor of Sudan's Nile River state, Hatem Al Wassilah, said that the projects implemented by Qatar in the state provided thousands of job opportunities for Sudanese youth.
KHARTOUM, Feb 10 (KUNA) -- Sudanese and Egyptian Presidents Omar Al-Bashir and Abdulfatah Al-Sisi, and Ethiopian Premier Abe Ahmad agreed Sunday on importance of building Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia, while ensuring Khartoum and Cairo's quotas from Nile River would not be affected.
"Ten people are trapped inside the mine and they are alive," the agency stated, while the rescue teams of the mining company and the state of the Nile River were working to save them.