Owen Falls


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Owen Falls,

on the Victoria Nile, SE Uganda, near Jinja, site of the Nalubaale Dam (formerly the Owen Falls Dam), completed 1954. The dam, which submerged the waterfall, controls the discharge from Lake Victoria (c.2 mi/3.2 km upstream) into the Nile basin and supplies hydroelectricity to Uganda and Kenya. The Kiira Dam, completed in 1999, is located .6 mi (1 km) downstream on a separate channel.
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the construction of Owen Falls and Bujagali), as well as the recurrent neglect of renewables after independence, cast a long shadow on the reforms undertaken by Museveni's regime since the early 2000s.
Abdel-Ati stated that Egypt has contributed to building several dams in multiple African nations, such as Owen Falls Dam in Uganda which Egypt semi-funded in 1950, Tekeze Dam in Ethiopia, and the Merowe, Jebel Aulia and Roseires dams in Sudan.
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Starting his journey at the river's source in Uganda, he described how Sir Winston Churchill had visited the country 50-odd years earlier and declared that Owen Falls, where the White Nile leaves Lake Victoria, could make an excellent source for power.
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen falls after a challenge with Austria's Martin Stranzl; Frank Lampard scores England's opening goal on Saturday night
ROUGH AND TUMBLE: Michael Owen falls over Shay Given as the Liverpool striker goes close again last night; DOWNER: Steve Gerrard gets treatment; HEAD OF AFFAIRS: Newcastle defenders Nikos Dabizas and Titus Bramble battle it out with Xavier and Emile Heskey Pictures: BRADLEY ORMESHER
But having gained Robbie Fowler's commitment to the club recently, Owen falls into the category of being off limits.
Instead the government opted for the extension of the existing Owen Falls Dam at Jinja at an estimated cost of $US160 million.
He added that Egypt participated in the building of several dams in Africa, including "Owen Falls Dam", which is a hydroelectric power station across the White Nile near to its source at Lake Victoria in Uganda.