- published: 16 Sep 2016
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Views of Khartoum's urban sprawl, while flying Qatar Airways (A330) from Doha to Khartoum (KRT), Sudan. The While Nile is visible in the distance. This time, we landed from the south; if you land from the north you get to fly low over the Blue Nile. November 2016.
Gordon's garrison versus Mahdi's troops.
A massive dust cloud - known locally as a "haboob" - has recently swept across the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. The storm has brought vast amounts of sand and dust into the city, burying several homes and severely limiting visibility. Ecosystems and natural resources in the country have been deteriorating due to climate change. Water supplies are scarce and severe droughts are common. After years of desertification, the country's rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger. Experts say that without rapid intervention, parts of the African country - one of the most vulnerable in the world - could become uninhabitable as a result of climate change. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Watch CGTN Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L...
In September 2013, the Sudanese government announced cuts to fuel subsidies, prompting protests which left at least 200 people dead. FT's Katrina Manson goes to Khartoum, where people are only just beginning to feel the impact of price rises. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube; http://goo.gl/vUQx5k Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
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