15 May 2013 - 09:57 by Local Press Report
The FTSE 100 company, which supplies water to more than 4.2m households, met with Canada’s Borealis, the Kuwait Investment Office and the Universities Superannuation Scheme on Monda
14 May 2013 - 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, SOCHI — There has been another embarrassment for the Russian government in its preparations for the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year, as a major freshwater leak occurred on the day British Prime Minister
7 May 2013 - 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Tanzania on May 4 announced that its neighbor, Malawi, has returned to talks aimed at finding a solution to the border dispute over Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa.
1 May 2013 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
LONDON (eNews Park Service) — New research has overturned the theory that the Mount Toba super-eruption, which took place at the Indonesian island of Sumatra 75,000 years ago, could have plunged the Earth into a volcanic wint
30 Apr 2013 - 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — South African companies are highly vulnerable to water-related risks, with more firms disclosing negative consequences of water-related risks in 2012 than in previous years, according to a news rep
24 Apr 2013 - 09:02 by Local Press Report
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.
16 Apr 2013 - 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The controversial Gibe III Dam, which is set to begin operations next year, and land grabs in the Lower Omo Valley will leave 500,000 local people in Ethiopia and Kenya at risk of conflict and hung
15 Apr 2013 - 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar — The International Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Darfur has secured $3.7 billion USD from donor countries, Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed ben Abdallah al Mahmoud officials sai
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.
8 Apr 2013 - 08:54 by Local Press Report
LONDON (Press TV) — In a report released Sunday on the eve of the International Roma Day (April 8), Amnesty urged the 27-member bloc to impose sanctions on the member states that refuse to halt their illegal practices
4 Apr 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawian President Joyce Banda this week expressed doubt about the ongoing mediation process in her country’s border dispute with Tanzania over Lake Malawi, saying the issue could be brought to the
29 Mar 2013 - 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
United Kingdom, BRIGHTON — The University of Sussex’ School of Global Studies this week released a policy briefing on water cooperation that investigates the claim from the United Nations and other international organizati
21 Mar 2013 - 07:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Thousands of citizens of Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka came together on March 19 to launch a regional sanitation campaign for South Asia.
20 Mar 2013 - 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Despite Malawi’s territorial claims, Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa, is in fact a shared water resource with Tanzania, according to a Malawian researcher, who spoke on condition of anonymi
18 Mar 2013 - 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — A UK Israel Tech Hub mission that took 14 Israeli water technology companies to the United Kingdom last week appears to have sparked some good trade, said the Hub’s cleantech manager, Yoni Dolgin.<
14 Mar 2013 - 10:18 by Local Press Report
LONDON (Global Post) — Qatar has begun talks with the UK government to invest up to $15 billion USD into key infrastructure projects in Britain, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday citing people involved in the n
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
1 Mar 2013 - 11:08 by Local Press Report
LONDON (Water and Energy Exchange) — The Water and Energy Exchange has announced the winners of its water-energy innovation awards competition. The winner in Innovation in Process Technology was VITENS - Clean Operator Project.
22 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The mediation process for the territorial dispute over Lake Malawi will start at the end of this month, according to Malawi Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Patrick Kabambe.
20 Feb 2013 - 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The Carbon Trust, a UK-based organization devoted to helping companies, governments and the public sector accelerate the move to a low-carbon economy, this week announced the launch of the world’s
13 Feb 2013 - 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — UK-based membrane technologies company Modern Water announced this week that it has raised some $15.5 million USD to expand the company’s presence in China and the Middle East.
1 Feb 2013 - 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberian President Ellen Johson Sirleaf this week warned the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel that worldwide economic losses due to lack of proper water and sanitation total some $260 billio
29 Jan 2013 - 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Beijing Water Authority it preparing to bid for British water utility Sutton & East Surrey Water (SESW).
14 Jan 2013 - 02:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawian fishermen who live along the shores of Lake Malawi – also known as Lake Nyasa and the subject of a border dispute with neighboring Tanzania – say Tanzanian forces have arrested some of the
7 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — As a panel of former African heads of state prepares to mediate the dispute between Tanzania and Malawi over ownership of Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa, a peer review mechanism the two coun
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.
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
29 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — In 1969, Singapore’s then-Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew initiated a plan to clean up the polluted Singapore River, focusing on the removal or relocation of polluting sources and waterway clean-up.
29 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawian President Joyce Banda reiterated this week that Malawi would not agree to share ownership of any part of Lake Malawi with any “other country,” referring to neighboring Tanzania.
29 Nov 2012 - 10:19 by Local Press Report
LONDON (Reuters) — Investment in the global industrial water sector should reach $80 billion over the next five years, as demand for water grows, supply becomes more volatile and quality standards become stricter,
19 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KAMPALA, Uganda — The United Kingdom on November 16 suspended all aid to Uganda over high-level corruption in the office of the prime minister.
7 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — On November 6, the Lipetsk Region of Russia hosted an investment forum at the London headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
7 Nov 2012 - 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MYANMAR, YANGON — The World Bank last week approved a $245 million USD aid package -- $80 million USD as a grant and $165 million as a no-interest loan -- for support to Myanmar’s reform efforts.
1 Nov 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — UK-based fashion retail giant Marks & Spencer has announced a commitment to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout their entire supply chain and products by 2020.
30 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director General José Graziano da Silva has compared land grabs in Africa -- with private investors snatching up inexpensive African lands, primarily for