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  1. Zambia Starts Construction of Katete Dam, Treatment Plant

    18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government has started construction of an $18.7 million USD dam and water treatment plant in Katete. The project, funded by the German government, aims to address the problem of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2014 - 10:00

  2. EU to Provide Up to $100 Million for Kariba Dam Repair

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The European Union will release between $85 million and $100 million USD by July to finance repairs on the Kariba Dam, according to Gilles Hervio, head of the EU delegation in Zambia. Hervio told ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 10:10

  3. Zambia, Zimbabwe Need $250 Million to Repair Kariba Dam

    21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia and Zimbabwe need about $250 million USD to repair the Kariba Dam, according to Felix Nkulukusa, Zambia’s finance permanent secretary. The two countries jointly own the dam. It is managed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2014 - 10:12

  4. Zambia Aims for 80 Percent Water, Sanitation Coverage by 2016

    10 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government has formulated strategic plan to improve water infrastructure in the country by 2016, Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development Christopher Yaluma told a national ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2014 - 10:04

  5. WaterAid Report Urges Southern Africa to Live Up to Water and Sanitation Funding Commitments

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia A million people in Zambia who should have received clean water by 2015 will miss out, and another 4.4 million will go without sanitation because of major investment shortfalls for these services ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2014 - 10:24

  6. Zambia, Zimbabwe to Discuss Hydropower Project

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Times of Zambia Zambia and Zimbabwe will next month hold meetings to discuss the construction of the US$3-billion Batoka Hydro-Power plant which will produce 1,600 megawatts of power. Mines, Energy and Water ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2013 - 10:29

  7. Low Water Sector Funding Could Cost Zambia $4.3 Billion

    7 Nov 2013- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The World Bank warned this week that Zambia’s economy could lose more than $4.3 billion USD due to low funding for the water and sanitation sector. Robin Mearns, the bank's water supply and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2013 - 10:13

  8. Zambia’s Chongwe River Drying Up; Residents Face Critical Shortages

    31 Oct 2013- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Chongwe River, which supplies water to Zambia’s Chongwe district, is drying up, raising the risk of critical shortages in the area, the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) warned this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2013 - 10:23

  9. World Bank to Lend Zambia $50 Million for Water Supply

    4 Oct 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Bloomberg Zambia has agreed to a $50 million loan from the World Bank for water projects including the construction of small dams to help moderate damage from drought and floods in the southern African ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2013 - 10:06

  10. Zambian Utilities Request Rate Adjustment

    3 Oct 2013- 10:19 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Times of Zambia Six commercial water utilities have applied to the National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) for an upward adjustment of tariffs. NWASCO public relations manager Rose Tembo announced the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2013 - 10:19

  11. Coca-Cola, Water and Sanitation for Urban Poor Launch New African Partnership

    9 Sep 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM The Wall Street Journal The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) announced the Company's support of new programs in four African countries- Kenya, Zambia, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2013 - 10:14

  12. USAID, Coca-Cola Expand Alliance to Provide 190,000 With Improved Water, Sanitation

    6 Sep 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coca-Cola Company announced on September 5 that they are expanding programs under their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2013 - 09:59

  13. Zambian Government Urges Utilities to Get Water Losses Down to 25 Percent

    19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambian Mines, Energy and Water Development Minister Chris Yaluma is calling on the National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) and the 11 utilities operating in the country to reduce non ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2013 - 10:02

  14. Zambian Utility to Demolish 280 Houses to Prevent Protect Water Source

    1 Aug 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government has decided to demolish 280 houses illegally built on a piece of land owned by the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company, in order to prevent contamination of a well supplying ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2013 - 10:06

  15. Zambia Maintains Restrictions on Chisola Dam Construction

    2 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) said last week that it is maintaining the environmental restrictions imposed last May that bar Canadian mining giant First Quantum Minerals from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2013 - 10:01

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