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6-1 Philip Whitfields

Trickle down

By Philip Whitfield To be sure, strife seldom strikes separately. Universal healthcare in Egypt heralds a sick society. Damming the Blue Nile threatens small farmers. Lifting Syria’s arms embargo perks up poison-pusher Bashar Al-Assad. Somebody has to not do what they have openly claimed they would do, says Jonathan Spyer, a respected researcher. Western carpetbaggers …


The Blue Nile AFP PHOTO

Ethiopia begins diverting Blue Nile

Water minister says diversion is an ‘engineering procedure’ and reiterates that Egypt has not given its approval for the construction of the dam


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