Debunking the ‘water wars’ story

Debunking the ‘water wars’ story

The sun sets over the Nile River in Aswan 1,000 kms south of Cairo on May 13, 2010. Four African countries signed on May 14, 2010 a new treaty on the equitable sharing of the Nile waters despite strong opposition from Egypt and Sudan who have the lion’s share of the river waters. AFP PHOTO/AMGAD FOUAD

Water is too important to fight over, but should instead be a vehicle for cooperation and nation-building

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