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  1. Mobile Technology Improving Water Access in Rwanda

    6 Mar 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report PORTLAND, OR SciDev.net A smartphone-sized device is being used to monitor water pumps across Rwanda, making it easier to locate broken pumps and quicker to fix them. Developed by Portland State University in the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2014 - 10:10

  2. Population a Key Part of Environmental Management in Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa Basins

    17 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Managing population growth is key to environmental conservation and water management in Africa's Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa basins, participants heard at a recent event at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2014 - 13:20

  3. Sixty-Nine Countries Facing Extreme Competition for Water: WRI

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new study by Washington, DC-based research group the World Resources Institute (WRI) found that 69 of countries around the world are facing extreme competition for water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

  4. Conversations with Water Leaders: Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager for Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), on Water Resource Development in Africa and the Nile Basin

    11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Tenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager, Cooperation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2013 - 00:21

  5. More International Companies Look to African Water Market

    23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Economic and political reforms in many African countries have bolstered investor confidence and attracted private sector interest in the water sector, according to industry executives who spoke ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2013 - 10:03

  6. Rwanda's EWSA Partners With Private Sector to Improve Access

    1 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report KIGALI Rwanda Focus The Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) is embarking on partnerships with the private sector in an effort to address citywide water shortages. The utility agency has already shortlisted ...

    Local Press Report - 10/01/2013 - 10:08

  7. Clinton Global Initiative Launches Clean Water Social Media Campaign

    25 Sep 2013- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States During its annual meeting this week, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) launched a three-day social media campaign to raise awareness and funds for clean drinking water. Chelsea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2013 - 10:13

  8. South Sudan Ratifies Entebbe Accord

    22 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The newly formed South Sudan government, headed by President Salva Kiir, this week ratified the Entebbe Legal Framework Agreement on Nile water sharing. The agreement, signed by six upstream ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2013 - 10:04

  9. Worst Water Access Area in Rwanda Gets New Pipes

    31 Jul 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report KIGALI Rwanda Focus Residents with the worst access to clean water in the country received new water pipes last weekend. Gasabo District officials finalized the pipes in Gikomero sector last weekend. Where ...

    Local Press Report - 07/31/2013 - 10:13

  10. Five African Countries Launch $53 Million Lake Tanganyika Initiative

    23 Jul 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUJUMBURA, Burundi Five African countries-- Tanzania, Burundi, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda – last week launched a new joint $53 million USD water supply and sanitation project that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2013 - 10:19

  11. Chinese Firm Seeks Court Intervention Over $2.2 Billion Uganda Dam Contract

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The China International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE) has asked the regional East African Court of Justice to compel Uganda to award it the $2.2 billion USD contract for the Karuma Dam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59

  12. Rwandans Increase Rainwater Harvesting

    2 Jul 2013- 09:53 by Local Press Report NYABIHU The New Times Residents of Mudende Sector, Nyabihu District have stepped up the usage of traditional methods of rain water harvesting, as a means to tackle water scarcity that has remained a challenge in ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2013 - 09:53

  13. Ugandan President Enters Nile Fray

    17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni waded into the worsening row between Ethiopia and Egypt last week, criticizing the Egyptian government for making what he said were "chauvinistic and irrational ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2013 - 10:19

  14. Rwandan Government to Prioritize Water, Sanitation in Budget

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    Local Press Report - 05/23/2013 - 10:17

  15. Rwanda's Capital Will Address Water Shortages

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    Local Press Report - 04/08/2013 - 10:20

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