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  1. 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

  2. Uganda to Ratify Nile Framework Agreement

    28 Jun 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Uganda has started the process of ratifying the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) on Nile River water-sharing. Ugandan Water and Environment Minister Professor Ephraim Kamuntu said on June ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/28/2013 - 10:03

  3. China’s Sinohydro Wins $2 Billion Hydropower Contract in Uganda

    21 Jun 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government on June 20 announced it was awarding the nearly $2 billion USD, 600 megawatt Karuma Dam project to Chinese state-owned hydropower engineering and construction firm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2013 - 10:06

  4. 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

  5. Germany Halts Funding to Uganda Water State Company

    11 Jun 2013- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Germany has announced the suspension of $39 million USD in funds for Uganda’s National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) due to the ongoing controversy surrounding the appointment of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2013 - 09:30

  6. Ugandan City Commissions $1.2 Million Water Supply Project

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    Local Press Report - 05/31/2013 - 10:17

  7. Ugandan Parliamentary Committee Approves Water Tax Proposal

    A powerful parliamentary committee in Uganda this week approved a government proposal to tax water supplied to domestic consumers. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2013 - 10:45

  8. UN, World Bank Pledge Joint Commitment to Africa’s Great Lakes Region

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on May 24 concluded an historic meeting between the two organizations where they committed to work together to bring peace, security and economic development to Africa’s Great ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 09:59

  9. Uganda’s Inspector General Suspends Appointment of Water Company CEO, Citing Donor Concerns

    Ugandan Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has blocked President Yoweri Museveni’s choice to take over as managing director of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), citing donor concerns about the appointment process. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2013 - 10:06

  10. Uganda to Meet Water MDG

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    Local Press Report - 04/18/2013 - 09:57

  11. Chinese Company Can Re-Bid for Uganda’s Karuma Dam Despite Controversy

    China International Water and Electrical Corporation (CWE), which has been accused of falsifying information in the bidding process for the $1.2 billion USD, 600-megawatt Karuma Hydropower Project, will not be kept from re-entering a bid, according to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2013 - 10:07

  12. Uganda’s President Steps in to Appoint New State Water Firm Head

    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has stepped in to name a new chief executive for the country’s troubled National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2013 - 08:57

  13. With Greater Global Access, Water Quality Is a Growing Issue: Lifewater International

    Global access to water has increased by some 2 billion people in the last 20 years, according to Patricia Klever, partnership development director at Christian water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) organization Lifewater International. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  14. Ugandan Mobile Phone-Safe Water Project Show Promise

    Uganda’s Mobile Telephones for Improved Access to Safe Water (M4W) project, which aims to improve availability of rural water points and sanitation facilities, has succeeded in speeding up access to information about breakdowns. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2013 - 09:44

  15. IDB Announces $617 Million in Development Funding

    4 Apr 2013- 09:17 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Arab news At the 289th meeting of its board of executive directors convened beginning of the week, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $617 million USD toward funding development projects, which ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2013 - 10:03

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