Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage
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Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage
Daily life in Nubia (Egypt and Sudan), the impact of living near the Nile river, Nubian traditions, cultural heritage and archaeology.
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Egypt completes restoration of famed Coptic 'hanging' church #Cairo. It was the seat of the Coptic pope from the 7th to the 13th century.

Egypt completes restoration of famed Coptic  'hanging' church #Cairo. It was the seat of the Coptic pope from the 7th to the 13th century. | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
After 16 years, Egypt has completed the restoration of a famous Cairo landmark — the St. Virgin Mary's Coptic Church, also known as the Hanging Church.
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The Nubian Folklore Games in North Sudan - Sudan Vision

The Nubian Folklore Games in North Sudan - Sudan Vision | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Sudan Vision The Nubian Folklore Games in North Sudan Sudan Vision Khartoum - How blissful, cheerful, thrilling, illustrious and memorable the innocent childhood days are with nothing of concern except playing around and chasing domestic animals,...
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Egyptian economy slowly improving - Al-Monitor

Egyptian economy slowly improving
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A feeling of trust in the future of Egypt is palpable to whoever visits the country these days, a feeling that was comparatively insignificant a year ago.
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Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe (Sudan) | African World Heritage Sites

Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe (Sudan) | African World Heritage Sites | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Clear authoritative information, a wealth of stunning photos, maps, Google Earth images and other resources on Meroe (Sudan) showing its main features, monuments, history, archeaeology, ancient civilisation, preservation and visitor facilities...
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Egypt aims to produce 20% of power from renewables by 2020 - Al-Monitor

Egypt aims to produce 20% of power from renewables by 2020 - Al-Monitor | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Egypt has conducted feasibility studies for the construction of solar power plants that could not only help cover its energy needs, but become an exportable commodity.
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Adventurer Simon Reeve travels from source to sea along the world's longest river, the Nile | Season 1 Episode 1 | Full Episode - YouTube

Adventurer Simon Reeve travels from source to sea along the world's longest river, the Nile. His journey will take him from the holy source of the Blue Nile ...
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Dispatch Egypt - Why there is hope for a turnaround - Travel Weekly

Dispatch Egypt - Why there is hope for a turnaround - Travel Weekly | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
It appears that the crippling tourism drought could finally be over.
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Egypt forms committee to draft law for Nubian resettlement - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online

Egypt forms committee to draft law for Nubian resettlement - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
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Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve - down the Nile - The Guardian

Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve - down the Nile - The Guardian | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Sam Wollaston: from underwhelming trickle to biblical floods – history, religion and legend flow into one fascinating story in the affable Simon Reeve’s journey
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First women's cooperatives changing lives and lands in Upper Egypt

First women's cooperatives changing lives and lands in Upper Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
A cattle-raising cooperative in Luxor has secured decent jobs and working conditions where 26 women earn an income and are the primary decision-makers on land and the division of labour. Green fields...
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BBC - Sacred Rivers With Simon Reeve travels from source to sea along the world’s longest river, the Nile.

BBC - Sacred Rivers With Simon Reeve travels from source to sea along the world’s longest river, the Nile. | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
In a new three-part series for BBC Two, belief, history, ecology and travelogue combine as adventurer Simon Reeve discovers stories from parts of the world that cannot be grasped without understanding the vast influence of their rivers.
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Simon travels from source to sea along the world’s longest river, the Nile. His journey will take him from the holy source of the Blue Nile in the Ethiopian highlands, through the desert of Sudan and onwards through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea.

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Egypt - Luxor, Abu Simbel, Aswan in HD - YouTube

The ruins of the ancient Egyptian civilization: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple at Night, Baloon Flight over the West Bank of Nile, Valley of the ...
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Luxor celebrates 110th anniversary of Queen Nefertari Tomb discovery | Cairo Post

Luxor celebrates 110th anniversary of Queen Nefertari Tomb discovery | Cairo Post | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
RT @ARCENCPostings: Luxor celebrates 110th anniversary of Queen Nefertari Tomb discovery | Cairo Post http://t.co/hoEXXZ9LSZ
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Egypt forms committee to draft law for Nubian resettlement - Ahram Online

Egypt forms committee to draft law for Nubian resettlement - Ahram Online | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
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Egypt's youth RiseUp for their future - Egyptian Streets

Egypt's youth RiseUp for their future - Egyptian Streets | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Leading Egyptian thinkers, youth and entrepreneurs will be gathering in the heart of Cairo between October 12-14 to learn and inspire. With Egypt's population
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The Nile Basin: Egypt's Role in Africa's Development - Executive Intelligence Review (EIR)

The Nile Basin: Egypt's Role in Africa's Development Executive Intelligence Review (EIR) Construction of dams on the Blue Nile and Atbara would augment the quantity of water available for Egypt eventually, because of a loss of only 3% by...
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There is a reason why Egyptians are alarmed by any mention of dams or other water infrastructure from the source of the Nile at the Equatorial Lakes region and along its path. This cradle of ancient civilizations has always owed its existence to the flow of the water in the Nile River, and will continue so.

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Kerma (Sudan), Nubian Capital of the Kush Civilizatio

Kerma (Sudan), Nubian Capital of the Kush Civilizatio | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Kerma is the name of a Kushite kingdom and cultural group in the Sudanese Nubia, which grew out of the A-Group culture (or pre-Kerma) during the Egyptian Middle Kingdom (ca 2000-1600 BC).
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Sudan at The British Museum - Sudan Vision

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Sudan at The British Museum
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Our relations with the UK are muli-faceted. This week there are programmes celebrating 50 years since the first -and so far the only-British woman was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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Tales of the Trash; a neighbourhood garbage man explains modern Egypt

Tales of the Trash; a neighbourhood garbage man explains modern Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
As Sayyid Ahmed collects trash in Peter Hessler’s Cairo neighborhood, he reveals the contradictions of life in modern Egypt.
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Artifacts of Christian Nubia Revealed - Popular Archaeology

Artifacts of Christian Nubia Revealed - Popular Archaeology | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Treasures of the Nubian desert unveiled to the public in a unique showing.
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Watch Documentary 'Rise of the Black Pharaohs' - PBS Digs Into Kushite History

Watch Documentary 'Rise of the Black Pharaohs' - PBS Digs Into Kushite History | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
I learned about this really by accident, while flipping through channels last night. I'm surprised I didn't receive any official announcement that it was schedu
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