DAR ES SALAAM
15 May 2013 - 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzanian — Loss-making public water utilities have become a major drain of public finances in Africa, Tanzania Water Minister Jumanne Maghembe said on May 13.
30 Apr 2013 - 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The Tanzanian government on April 29 announced an additional $111 million USD for the water sector budget in the 2013-2014 financial year.The announcement by Minister for Finance and Economic Affai
29 Apr 2013 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Malawi government has issued 172 mining licenses in the past four years as part of its effort to boost the country’s agriculture-dependent economy.
19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank.
15 Apr 2013 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
KIBAHA (IPPMedia) — Thousands of people living in Kibaha Township and its neighborhoods would have to wait another two years to get reliable supply of water, the deputy minister for Water Dr Binilith Mahenge told the
11 Apr 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The former presidents of Botswana and South Africa -- Festus Mogae and Thabo Mbeki, respectively-- have joined the mediation group working to resolve the border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania
8 Apr 2013 - 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Malawian government on April 6 denied that it was pulling out of the mediation effort in its territorial dispute with Tanzania.
4 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Malawi government this week expressed concern over the fact that a Tanzanian national is serving as executive secretary of the mediation team working on the border dispute between Malawi and Ta
23 Jan 2013 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — Half of girls who drop out of school do so because of poor water supply, sanitation and hygiene while ten per cent do not attend school during menstruation. The Deputy Minister for Health an
2 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawi Defense Force (MDF) Commander General Henry Odillo last week assured Malawian citizens living in border areas, including the area around Lake Malawi, that his troops will continually patrol
21 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawi and Tanzania have agreed that the mediation process in their border dispute over Lake Malawi should be concluded by early next year.
20 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The Tanzanian government has invited Indian companies to bid for a consultancy contract to manage the Dar es Salaam-Chalinze water supply project, which aims to significantly improve water supply i
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designer
5 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawi has turned down Tanzania’s most recent request to revive stalled talks to resolve the ongoing border dispute over Lake Malawi, known in Tanzania as Lake Nyasa.
2 Nov 2012 - 09:50 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — Tanzania expects to attain average water availability targets of between 90 and 100 percent in major regional urban centres throughout the country by December 2014, but has doubts of meeting the
31 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) -- an umbrella organization of influential religious groups that played a role in Malawi’s political transition from a one-party to a multi-party political system
25 Oct 2012 - 09:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawi’s President Joyce Banda said this week that her government would not hold further talks with Tanzania over ownership of Lake Malawi until Tanzania addresses its recent actions on the dispute
17 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Malawi government is consulting with Mozambique before it starts exploring for oil on the Mozambican side of Lake Malawi, in order to avoid a border dispute with its neighbor.
3 Oct 2012 - 10:26 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — The Indian government has fulfilled its commitment to support Tanzania by approving $178 million USD to fund water supply projects in Dar es Salaam and Chalinze in Coast region. According to a
1 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Tanzania last week issued a new map that show half of Lake Malawi in its territory.
24 Sep 2012 - 08:37 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — There was exciting news at the weekend that Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (Dawasa) has signed a contract worth $76.3 million USD with Cino-Hydro, a Chinese company, for installation of
24 Jul 2012 - 08:21 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (East African Business Week) — The government of Tanzania has partnered with Malawi to implement Songwe River Basin Development programme, thanks to a grant from the African Water Facility (AWF) and new partnership for Africa'
16 Jul 2012 - 09:07 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (IPP Media) — Dar es Salaam city’s population growth is said to be the major reason for stalling the water project being undertaken by Chinese, better known as ‘Chinese pipes,’ the Tanzanian House of Parli
13 Jul 2012 - 09:18 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — The government is mulling formation of an executive agency that would oversee development of the water sector and maintenance of its infrastructure, the National Assembly here was told late Tuesd
10 Jul 2012 - 09:12 by Local Press Report
DODOMA (Tanzania Daily News) — The government has reaffirmed its commitment to implement a $414 million USD Dar es Salaam emergency water master plan that seeks to increase supply in the city from the current 300,000 to 710,00
20 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NAIROBI/KAMPALA — Kenya and Uganda have both increased funding for the water sector in their budgets for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, although the two countries have different goals for the investment.
14 Jun 2012 - 08:12 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania Daily News) — An environment assessment impact is being conducted in major factories to help the National Environmental Management Council (NEMC) penalize environmental polluters in the country. The asses
25 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzanian parliament members raised questions this week about a five-year, multi-million-dollar water supply and sanitation project, which they say may not deliver on its intended objectives.
14 May 2012 - 14:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzania’s persistent power shortages have disrupted water supply in the country’s major urban regions, including the capital.
5 Mar 2012 - 08:59 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (The Citizen (Tanzania)) — A new study on access to clean and safe water suggests that the government could be inflating the number of Dar es Salaam residents with access to the commodity.
27 Feb 2012 - 10:19 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (The East African) — Tanzanians living in urban areas are already grappling with higher electricity tariffs; it now appears they will soon have to pay more for water as well.
30 Jan 2012 - 20:35 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (The Citizen (Tanzania)) — Those district executive directors who are found to have misused or stolen funds from international NGO WaterAid will face prosecution and jail time, said Philip Mulugo, Tanzania’s deputy minister
9 Jan 2012 - 19:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Corporation (DAWASCO) plans to drill 20 deep wells in the Kimbiji and Mpera areas early this year in an effort to end water problems in the city.
14 Nov 2011 - 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The Tanzanian government is exploring ways to effectively involve local communities in designing, planning, implementing and operating water projects, in order to more effectively utilize funds s
31 Oct 2011 - 21:27 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (OOSKAnews Correspondent) — Deputy Minister for Water Gerson Lwenge blamed the lack of new funds for water projects from donor partners for delays and cost increases in water plans for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 fiscal yea
31 Oct 2011 - 20:21 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (The Citizen (Tanzania)) — Water experts said Tanzania should carry out research activities to establish the total amount of water produced by all sources and determine the best way to use it to end the current water shortag
12 Sep 2011 - 18:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The recently signed Nile Cooperative Framework Agreement could be facing a major test, after a group of Tanzanian leaders accused Uganda of using excessive water from Lake Victoria, a source of t
29 Aug 2011 - 16:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzania is set to more than double the daily water supply capacity in Dar es Salaam over the next four years, at a cost of $403 million USD.
18 Jul 2011 - 12:14 by Local Press Report
DAR ES SALAAM (The Citizen (Tanzania)) — African Barrick Gold will invest some $2 million USD in a project to provide access to clean, safe water provision in rural Tanzania.