Natural Resources

November 16, 2010

Free Webinar: Covering the Green Economy — The Future of Energy

Learn at your desk with a free Webinar; instruction by Angel Gonzalez, Houston bureau chief for Dow Jones Newswires.

"Egypt and Thirsty Neighbors Are at Odds Over Nile"

Egypt's 80 million people have always depended on the Nile River. Under a 1929 treaty, 80 percent of the river's flow is reserved for Egypt and Sudan, which were then ruled as a single country. Now the seven upstream countries (Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda) want to revise the treaty, calling it an unfair relic of colonialism.

Source: NYTimes, 09/27/2010


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