South Sudan: Minister floats Nile dam plan

Issue 442 - 08 Jul 2021

According to deputy foreign minister Deng Dau Deng Malek, the Juba government has started initial planning to build a dam on the White Nile. He told Abu Dhabi daily The National on 24 June that the dam would be used to control the flooding that affects most of South Sudan’s Upper Nile State for six months a year and to generate power. No decisions had been made on the plant’s size or its generating capacity.

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