Jump to content

Welcome to Unexplained Mysteries! Please sign in or create an account to start posting and to access a host of extra features.

- - - - -

Water Wars ?

africa water conflict

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1    RoofGardener


    Psychic Spy

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,553 posts
  • Joined:25 Feb 2014
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:UK, Midlands

  • Look upon my Plantpots ye mighty, and despair.

Posted 14 April 2014 - 08:09 PM

According to an article by - amongst others - the BBC, Egypt may be taking Ethiopia to the international court over Ethiopia's construction of a dam on the Nile.

Indeed, an Egyptian spokesman even darkly hinted at possible military action.

For decades now, various pundits have suggested that Water will become a major source of tension in the developing world. Could these dire predictions be coming true ?

BBC Article: Egyptian warning over Ethiopia Nile dam

Energy is contagious
Enthusiasm spreads
Tides respond to lunar gravitation
Everything turns in synchronous relation

#2    Ashotep


    Non-Corporeal Being

  • Member
  • 8,442 posts
  • Joined:10 May 2011
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:USA

  • Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway-John Wayne

Posted 19 April 2014 - 09:51 PM

Let the world become a little more populated and you will see more of this.

#3    and then

and then

    Abyssus Abyssum Invocat

  • Member
  • 16,218 posts
  • Joined:15 Dec 2011
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Land's End

  • Because what came before never seems enough...

Posted 20 April 2014 - 03:24 PM

If a serious decline in the flow results from what Ethiopia is doing then Egypt would have no choice.  A cheaper and hopefully more environmentally friendly form of mass desalination is what the world requires.

  We've cast the world, we've set the stage,
  for what could be, the darkest age...
“This is like playing poker with a guy who cheated you twice before. You know who does that, a moron.

#4    MordorOrc



  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 351 posts
  • Joined:18 Feb 2014
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Land of Fire and Brimstone

  • Evil Lurks Within...

Posted 21 April 2014 - 09:56 AM

This has been going on for decades, although I would be amused at seeing what potential "military action" Egypt would do, given that a rather large country (Sudan) sits in between Egypt and Ethiopia.

You must obey the law, always, not only when they grab you by your special place.
Vladimir Putin

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users