Tagged: Nile

Connections #4 – Jerrycans

The fourth micro-essay of a series inspired by the photos of #EverydayNile, drawing connections among people, places, waters, and stories along the Nile river. Jerrycans are a commonplace in pictures about water in Africa....

Connections #3 – Where the river ends

The third of a micro-essay series inspired by the photos of #EverydayNile, drawing connections among people, places, waters, and stories along the Nile river. The first experiment of #EverydayNile took place in February 2019...

Connections #2 – Walking away

The second of a micro-essay series inspired by the photos of #EverydayNile, drawing connections among people, places, waters, and stories along the Nile river. Three figures are turning their back to the camera, walking...

Connections #1 – Three boats on the Nile

This is the first of a micro-essay series inspired by the photos of #EverydayNile to draw connections among people, places, waters, and stories along the Nile river. In his newsletter on African photography “Tender...

Nile Pop!

This year we celebrate Nile Day in front of the Egyptian Taffeh Temple in the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden. By enjoying poetry, music and stories inspired by the river we will reflect on...

Where is water in the Sudanese revolution?

The Sudanese revolution is quintessentially political, however water played an important role it, as shown in this commentary by Abeer R.Y. Abazeed. With this post, we also join the enthusiasm for the appointment of...

Happy birthday to the Nile!

This year the Nile Basin Initiative celebrates its 20th anniversary. We wish happy birthday to the river and its people with a special episode of the podcast The sources of the Nile, announcing also...

Who speaks for the river?

The new episode of the podcast “The sources of the Nile” features a dialogue between researchers from different disciplines, three journalists, a writer and a water expert, on who should speak for the Nile...

Nile media debates: getting Sudan in the picture

Yesterday, May 3rd, World Press Freedom Day was celebrated all around the world. Two special – and personal – mentions: the first one for my colleague Iginio Gagliardone (University of Wits, Johannesburg), lead researchers...

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