14 May 2013 - 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — The Zambian government is now prepared to join the Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM), Zambian Energy Minister Yamfwa Mukanga announced last week.
25 Mar 2013 - 08:44 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Zambia Daily Mail) — The Zambia government intends to construct more new reliable water sources throughout the country to address the rising demand for water and ensure adequate sanitary facilities both in rural and ur
30 Jan 2013 - 10:19 by Local Press Report
LUAPULA (Times of Zambia) — Four people have likely died from a diarrhoeal disease suspected to be cholera that has broken out in Chipili District of Luapula Province. Chipili Member of Parliament (MP) Davies Mwila confi
9 Jan 2013 - 09:13 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Lusaka Times) — The National Water Supply and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) has directed Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company to use a sanitation levy and address the poor sanit
8 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — The Zambian government has fired the entire management staff of the Chambeshi Water and Sewerage Company, which provides water supply and sanitation services to Northern and Muchinga provinces.
7 Jan 2013 - 09:58 by Local Press Report
KASAMA (Times of Zambia) — Two senior management officials at Chambeshi Water and Sewerage Company in Kasama have been dismissed for alleged incompetence and malpractices. Local Government and Housing Minister Emerine
19 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Malawi government has awarded a new offshore petroleum license to South African firm SacOil Holdings Ltd.
19 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Residents of Wusakile compound in Zambia's Copperbelt province barricaded the road from Mopani copper mine's south ore body plant last week to protest erratic water supply from the Nkana Water and
6 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Tensions are escalating between Zambia and Angola over Kuando River, which acts as a boundary between the two southern African countries.
6 Nov 2012 - 10:59 by Local Press Report
NDOLABY (Bloomberg ) — Kafubu Water and Sewage Co.
1 Nov 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — The Zambian government this week signed a $150 million USD contract with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporationfor the Kafue bulk water supply project.
19 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawian President Joyce Banda has asked the African Union (AU) to intervene in the country’s dispute with Tanzania over ownership of Lake Malawi.
20 Sep 2012 - 10:10 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Times of Zambia) — About $50 million USD was invested in the water sector in 2011 by Government and other cooperating partners to improve water supply by utility companies in Zambia. This is according to the Nat
4 Sep 2012 - 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WARRENTON, Virginia — The Coca-Cola Company is “keen” to become part of water-stewardship initiative Water Futures Initiative (WFI), according to reports.
30 Aug 2012 - 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Sweden, STOCKHOLM — The Water Futures Partnership (WFP), a collaboration between brewing and beverage giant SABMiller, international environmental organization WWF and Germany’s agency for international cooperation GI
17 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — The amount of money allocated to the water sector in Zambia's national budget for 2011-2012 -- $108.4 million USD -- was $142.8 million USD less than the amount needed, according to the count
10 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Zambia, KITWE — Some 6,000 students at Copperbelt University, in the city of Kitwe in Zambia's Copperbelt Province, are boycotting classes to protest erratic or non-existent water supply at the school.
14 Jun 2012 - 12:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BARCELONA, Spain — Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the
6 Jun 2012 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — A group of “call-boys” -- youths who earn their living by wooing customers to buses and guiding commuters on particular routes -- at the main commuter station in Zambia’s tourism capital staged a d
29 May 2012 - 07:47 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Times of Zambia) — The Zambian government yesterday launched the $63 million USD Nkana Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Kitwe with a directive to all councils to demolish illegal structures countrywide.&nb
11 May 2012 - 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Residents of the Lumwana area in northwestern Zambia’s Solwezi district are demanding that Barrick Gold Corp.
30 Apr 2012 - 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — The U.S.
30 Apr 2012 - 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Eighteen African countries are losing around $5.5 billion USD annually because of the health effects of poor sanitation, according to a new study from the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Progra
16 Apr 2012 - 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Zambia’s Anti-Corruption Commission called on the country’s water sector to promote ethical codes of conduct at all utilities as a key part of the fight against corruption.
11 Apr 2012 - 11:46 by Local Press Report
KITWE (The Times of Zambia) — Full Story - The overhauling of water and sewer systems in Chambishi and Kalulushi on Zambia's Copperbelt at a cost of some $2 mill
10 Apr 2012 - 13:01 by Local Press Report
GABORONE (The Southern Times (Southern Africa)) — Full Story - Southern Africa faces serious food shortages
2 Apr 2012 - 23:16 by Local Press Report
washington, dc (United States Department of State) — The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) board of directors has voted to invest $350 million USD to help improve water infrastructure in Lusaka, Zambia.
13 Mar 2012 - 00:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Zambia’s National Water Supply and Sanitation Council is amending the country’s Water Supply and Sanitation Act to make it compulsory for universities and schools, as well as hotels and other est
5 Mar 2012 - 15:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Students at the University of Zambia in Lusaka boycotted classes on February 27 to protest poor water and sanitation provision at the institution.
27 Feb 2012 - 09:57 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Newsday (Zimbabwe)) — Zambia and Zimbabwe have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly construct the 1,650-megawatt Batoka hydropower project.
27 Feb 2012 - 09:56 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Times of Zambia) — The Lukanga Water and Sewerage Company yesterday disconnected water supply to all prisons in Central province to recover more than $38,000 USD owed in water bills.
13 Feb 2012 - 18:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Zambia’s Drug Enforcement Commission arrested Zambia Red Cross Society Secretary General Charles Mushitu for theft and money laundering of $262,000 USD in donor funds meant for water and sanitati
13 Feb 2012 - 17:57 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Times of Zambia) — The government has started implementing a World Bank-funded irrigation project that will cover a total of 5,000 hectares of land in Southern, Central and Copperbelt provinces.
16 Jan 2012 - 16:26 by Local Press Report
lusaKa (Times of Zambia) — Residents of Mupambe township in Mufulira sued the Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company for supplying contaminated water, in the wake of a typhoid outbreak that sickened 2,200 people.
9 Jan 2012 - 20:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TUNIS, Tunisia — The African Development Bank (AfDB) expects to commit about $157 million USD to 31 projects in Africa this year.
19 Dec 2011 - 23:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUJUMBURA, Burundi — Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza is urging investors and riparian countries in the Lake Tanganyika Basin to take advantage of the area’s huge water potential to heighten industrial developme
29 Nov 2011 - 13:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — In a landmark judgment, the Lusaka High Court has ordered Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) to pay $2 million USD to 2,000 Chingola residents for polluting the Mushishima River.
8 Nov 2011 - 14:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
lusaKa, Zambia — Zambia’s new President Michael Sata says his government will invest in construction of more dams and water-harvesting technologies to increase food security in the country.