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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