Egypt-Ethiopia row over River Nile dam

Egypt-Ethiopia row over River Nile dam Ethiopia is building the Grand Renaissance Dam, which when completed next year, will be Africa’s biggest hydroelectric power plant. Its construction began in 2011 on the Blue Nile tributary in the northern Ethiopia highlands from where 85% of the Nile’s waters flow. However, the mega dam has caused a row between More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Behind the wheel of a hydrogen-powered car

It’s a question I couldn’t avoid as I drove across central England in a borrowed car powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. The Hyundai ix35 was fast, eerily quiet – they’ve installed a little electronic jingle More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Karachi Biennale: Price of speaking out against police killings

Karachi Biennale It took only a matter of hours for the two plain-clothed men to arrive and demand Adeela Suleman close her exhibition. It took another two days for unnamed men to completely destroy it. Suleman More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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The challenge of being disabled and green

Sam Little, a disabled green enthusiast from Aberdeenshire, shares how she builds eco-friendliness into her life even though it is often a less accessible option. I have low vision and a hearing impairment and I’m More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: What his death means for IS in Syria

The death of Islamic State (IS) group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a US military raid has been announced with great fanfare by President Donald Trump. Dr Lina Khatib, director of the Middle East programme at the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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‘The selfie that revealed I was a stolen baby’

Another selfie, taken some years after the first, shows the striking similarity In April 1997 a woman dressed in a nurse’s uniform walked out of a Cape Town hospital carrying a three-day-old baby taken from the More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Tensions highlight the importance of global trade

Pressure is mounting for the US and China to resolve their trade row Global trade used to be a slightly worthy topic – loved by economists and confined to the financial pages of newspapers. But recent high More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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When Niger youth protested sorry state of federal roads

Roads is a critical infrastructure that required adequate and continued funding for its reconstruction, rehabilitation and maintenance periodically to sustain easy vehicle movement. In this report, Yakubu Mustapha More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Do today’s global protests have anything in common?

Protests have been taking place in Chile, Hong Kong and Lebanon In recent weeks, mass protests have broken out in countries from Lebanon to Spain to Chile. All are different – with distinct causes, methods More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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OSGoF: Integrating Geo-Spatial Information for national development

Penultimate week, the Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation (OSGoF) organized a Two-Day Bi-Annual Conference for its Zonal Directors and Chief Resident Surveyors on “Integration of Geo-spatial Information: More...