7 May 2013 - 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Eritrean government’s recent statements of support for Egypt’s right to Nile River waters, based on a British colonial treaty have raised tensions with neighboring Ethiopia, Ethiopian governmen
26 Apr 2013 - 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project will reduce Egypt and Sudan’s share of Nile water by 18 billion cubic meters annually, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Bahaaeddi
5 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — The African Development Bank (AfDB) last week approved a new $58 million USD financing tranche to boost drought resilience in Horn of Africa countries.
2 Jan 2013 - 11:01 by Local Press Report
ASMARA (Shabait.com ) — The Administration of the Central region indicated that it implemented various development programs this year at a total expenditure of $24.9 million USD with a view to improving the inhabitants'
30 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOULDER, Colorado — A new study, led by the University of Colorado at Boulder, shows that the risk of human conflict in East Africa increases slightly with higher temperatures and drops somewhat with higher rainfall.<
22 Oct 2012 - 09:38 by Local Press Report
ARAETA (Shabait.com ) — The regional Administration of Southern Red Sea region indicated that 92 percent of Araeta sub-zone inhabitants have become beneficiaries of potable water supply. Teklom Tsegai from the infr
3 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — The pact signed last week between Israel and South Sudan to cooperate on water infrastructure and technology development has some Nile Basin countries concerned about their water security.
3 Aug 2012 - 08:37 by Local Press Report
TESENEI (Shabait.com ) — Reports indicated that potable water supply in Tesenei city has been upgraded at government expenditure of $7.6 million USD.
21 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Nile Basin issues were not high on the agenda at last week’s African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) meeting in Cairo, even though Egyptian officials were eager to address the topic.
7 Nov 2011 - 17:10 by Local Press Report
26 Sep 2011 - 21:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt and Ethiopia appear to be making a major effort to settle a long-running bitter dispute over sharing the waters of the Nile River, but Ethiopia’s autocratic leader, Meles Zenawi, seems dete
19 Sep 2011 - 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Climate-smart agriculture based on efficient water resources management, conservation of rangelands and adoption of drought-tolerant crops and livestock breeds could provide long-term solution to
19 May 2011 - 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
istanBul, turkey — Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority.
16 May 2011 - 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
istanBul, turkey — ISTANBUL, Turkey (OOSKAnews Correspondent) -- Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a developmen
2 May 2011 - 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The latest Global Monitoring Report 2011 issued by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stresses the urgency of helping developing countries that have fallen behind in m
18 Apr 2011 - 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Leaders of the world’s poorest countries will gather in Istanbul in early May to call for additional aid and stronger economic ties with developed states to help ease their nations out of poverty
10 Jan 2011 - 14:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The expected emergence of a new state in southern Sudan following the January 8 independence referendum is causing alarm in Cairo because signs are the infant state will join other African co
4 Aug 2008 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ROME, Italy — Food insecurity is growing in eastern Africa as rains have largely failed in the region. Millions of people in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Djibouti and Kenya are being
23 Jul 2007 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASMARA, Eritrea — — At the G8 meeting in Berlin last month, civil society groups launched an End Water Poverty campaign, recognizing that bringing water to the poorest is closely linked with to dealing with poverty.
11 Jun 2007 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — — The World Bank has approved $120 million USD to support water sector reforms in Kenya.
The bank's Country Assistance Strategy, approved by the board of directors in March 2007, underscores