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  1. Namibia in Talks With KfW to Finance Desalination Plant Study

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government is holding talks with German development bank KfW on financing the feasibility study for construction of a desalination plant in the Erongo region. The study is expect ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 11:17

  2. Agriculture Minister Confirms No Desal Purchase from Areva

    8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has decided not to purchase a desalination plant owned by French uranium miner Areva due to the high asking price of $211 million USD, Agriculture Minister John Mutorwa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 20:54

  3. Namibian Government Rejects Areva’s Asking Price for Desal Plant

    19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has rejected uranium miner Areva’s asking price of $200 million USD for its 26-million-cubic-meter-per-day Erongo Desalination Plant. Areva had offered to sell the pla ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2016 - 10:15

  4. Namibia Appeals for Help With Drought

    18 Jul 2016- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia has appealed to the international community for assistance following President Hage Geingob’s declaration last month of a state of emergency due to drought. Prime Minister Saara Kuugo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 10:30

  5. Windhoek Residents Face Disconnections for Excessive Consumption

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Some 3,800 households in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, may have their water supply disconnected for excessive consumption. George Esterhuizen, strategic executive finance officer for the ci ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  6. Namibian President Declares State of Emergency Due to Drought

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibian President Hage Geingob has officially declared a state of emergency in the country due to ongoing drought. “I declare that a state of emergency exists in Namibia on the account of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  7. Okavango River Pipeline a Better Option Than Desalination for Central Namibia: Engineer

    24 Jun 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Building a pipeline to divert water from the Okavango River to supply dry areas in central Namibia is a better option than desalination plants, according to Kuiri Tjipangandjara, engineering ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 11:22

  8. Namibia Moves Closer to Acquiring Areva Desalination Plant

    29 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia After a year of negotiation, the Namibian government is taking the final steps toward acquiring a desalination plant built by French nuclear energy giant Areva, an official said this week. Mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2015 - 10:02

  9. France’s Areva Denies It Is Pulling Out of Namibian Desal Plant

    18 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia French industrial conglomerate Areva last week refuted reports that it was selling its stake in a desalination plant in Namibia’s Erongo region. The company clarified on February 13 that it i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2014 - 10:04

  10. Jordan Plans Nuclear Plant to Boost Desalination

    26 Sep 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) announced last week that the country’s first nuclear plant would be built in the Amra area, in eastern Amman. “We are in the process of assigning the nuc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2013 - 09:16

  11. AREVA Namibia Suspends Final Bulk Water Deal

    26 Jul 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia AREVA Resources Namibia, the Namibian subsidiary of French multinational industrial conglomerate AREVA Group,has put off signing a deal with water utility NamWater and three uranium mining co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2013 - 10:09

  12. NamWater, Areva Finally Sign Agreement to Work Together


    Local Press Report - 05/13/2013 - 09:41

  13. Jordan Plans First Nuclear Plant to Ease Water Shortages

    The Jordanian Nuclear Agency is currently holding talks with foreign companies to identify the technology that will be used in the kingdom’s first nuclear plant, according to agency chief Khaled Toqan. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  14. Jordan to Turn to Nuclear to Power Desalination

    7 May 2012- 10:05 by Local Press Report AMMAN Al-Arabiyah (Saudi Arabia) Full Story- Energy-poor Jordan said last week a Russian firm and a French-Japanese consortium are to compete to build the kingdom’s first nuclear plant to meet growing energy demands ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:21

  15. United Africa Group Buys in to Namibia's First Desalination Plant

    1 Mar 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, TREKKOPJE Namibian-owned United Africa Group (UAG) in late February reported it has purchased a 50 percent share of the country's first desalination plant in an agreement believed to be worth $229 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 23:00