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The Nile Series: Cairo’s thrilling nightlife (the river that doesn’t sleep)

The Nile has brought prosperity to Egypt, leading to the growth of mega cities like Cairo but this rapid expansion has come with its challenges and a gradual build up of stress, as people...

The Nile Series: Day 1: Full Coverage 1st May 2015 1700GMT

Over the course of the next few days, we'll be bringing you special reports about the River Nile, from right here in Aswan all the way to the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile, the longest river...

The Nile Series: Tourism is given a boost by the River

The stunning scenery along the Nile, from Aswan, through Luxor, Cairo and into the Mediterranean Sea, is simply breath-taking. And the addition of historical treasures like the pyramids and other remnants of ancient civilizations,...

The Nile Series: what remains of Egypt’s biggest temple

Cultures and civilizations dating back thousands of years have been sustained by the Nile. But there has been so much looting of the buried treasures and monuments from ancient times, depriving the present and...

CCTV Crew Behind the Scenes: Making of the Nile Series

As our magnificent journey along the Nile comes to a stop, the splendor of this majestic river has impressed all our crew behind the scenes. It will be a memory that forever stays. Take...

The Nile Series: Day 4: Full Coverage 4th May 2015 1000GMT

Join us as we continue our journey down the river Nile: The Nile has been very good to Egyptians but in some sections, the life-giving river has suffered serious neglect leading to a rise in...

The Role of River Nile in Religion

Religion has been playing an important role in the lives of Egyptians for millennia. Kings and queens from ancient dynasties oversaw the construction of elaborate places of worship. CCTV's Yasser Hakim now takes us...

The Nile Series: Dates farm thrives because of the Nile

Much of it might be a desert but Egypt has risen to become a top agricultural producer for certain crops, like the date palm. This has been entirely made possible through harnessing the waters...

The Untold stories of River Nile

  What is life like on River Nile? THE NILE,THE RIVER OF LIFE 10GMT & 17GMT, 1st MAY-7th May Join us in CCTV Africa's exclusive coverage of ''LIFE ALONG THE RIVER NILE'', a 7-day TV series co produced...

The Nile Series: Brick-making tradition lives through centuries

There's something that Egyptian have been taking from the Nile for many of centuries, but which is naturally being replenished. The river has regularly been bringing in silt from upstream countries to Egypt, which...