Uncategorized July 13, 2016 at 08:30 am

Little-Known Secrets of the River Nile

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

Fredrick Ngugi July 13, 2016 at 08:30 am

July 13, 2016 at 08:30 am | Uncategorized

Lifeline in the Desert

The River Nile flowing through the Sahara Desert. Wikimedia Commons

Lifeline in the Desert
Historians regard the Nile as North Africa’s tree of life. Considering that much of North Africa is covered by the Sahara Desert, the Nile serves as a major source of life for the entire region. Just like the ancient Egyptians, modern residents of the Nile Valley rely on the river for survival. Some historians claim that Ancient Egypt would not have become the greatest mark of civilization in history had it not been for the River Nile, which supported Egypt’s agriculture, wealth, and power – then and now.

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