It's important for the Nile nations to make Ethiopia's planned dam work for all.
The threat to use force to defend Egypt's right to water from the Nile has been a common theme through successive governments.
One of the major scenes of a potential water crisis and conflict is the Nile River.
The urgency of an agreement to reasonably and equitably share benefits on the Nile Basin can't be overstated. It would create a a transparent atmosphere in the countries that depend on the Nile.
Heavy rains, poor and clogged drainage systems have made many towns and cities in Nigeria susceptible to massive flooding.