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  1. Focus on Preparedness as Africa Drought Conference Convenes

    17 Aug 2016- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA Drought preparedness should be an integral part of African governments' programs, according to several speakers at the opening of the first African drought conference in Windhoek, Namibi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2016 - 09:31

  2. SADC Summit to Look at Water, Energy and Infrastructure

    11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers and Heads of State and Government summit, to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland later this month, will look at potential mea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2016 - 10:02

  3. SADC Models Equitable Trans-Boundary Water Resource Management: Official

    2 Aug 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) well-managed water systems agreements could provide a model of trans-bondary water resource sharing for other parts of Africa, SADC Senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2016 - 12:10

  4. US, EU, UK Pledge $460 Million to Combat Drought in Southern Africa

    29 Jul 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union this week responded to the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) appeal for assistance for millions of people impacted ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:56

  5. SADC Seeks Nearly $2.7 Billion in Drought Aid

    20 Jul 2016- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chair and Botswana President Ian Khama is expected to declare a regional disaster and appeal for international assistance by the end of this mon ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 11:00

  6. SADC Seeks Funding for Water, Agriculture, Energy Projects

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will pool their own financial resources and seek funding from development partners such as the World Bank, the Kuwait Fund for Aab Eco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  7. Drought-Stricken Malawi Plans to Tap Disputed Lake for Major Irrigation Project

    29 Jun 2016- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi is planning to tap water from Lake Malawi for a massive irrigation project, Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda told the country’s parliament this week. The project aims to prevent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 11:12

  8. 41.4 Million Need Food Aid in Southern Africa

    21 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Over 41.4 million people in southern Africa are food insecure, and 21 million require immediate assistance, according to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat. The figur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2016 - 10:22

  9. SADC Puts Together Drought Response Team

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has set up a team to coordinate drought relief efforts in member countries after the failed 2015-2016 rainy season. In a statement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  10. SADC Declare Drought a Regional Disaster

    21 Mar 2016- 09:26 by Local Press Report GABORONE News Day Zimbabwe Southern African Development Community (SADC) member States have declared this year’s El-Nino-induced drought a regional disaster, paving the way for donor agencies to assist in mobilisin ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2016 - 09:26

  11. Tanzania Reaffirms Stance on Lake Malawi

    14 Jan 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzania’s stance on ownership of Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa) will not change until mediators release a final report on the issue, according the country’s foreign affairs min ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2016 - 10:05

  12. Local Environmental Groups Say Oil Exploration Will Have Major Impact on Lake Malawi

    15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Oil exploration activities could have major negative impacts on Lake Malawi, a local environmental group warned this week. The Wildlife Environmental Society of Malawi warned in a new report t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:17

  13. South Africa Limits Water to Neighboring Countries Amid Drought

    18 Sep 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report PRETORIA New Age Online The Department of Water Affairs has been forced to limit water supply to neighboring countries, including Botswana as dam water levels drop. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2015 - 10:02

  14. SADC Water Ministers Meet in Zimbabwe

    1 Jul 2015- 10:43 by Local Press Report HARARE Star Africa Ministers responsible for water from the 15-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) will meet on Friday in Harare to review progress on the implementation of the third phase of the Re ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:43

  15. Malawian Legal Experts Say Lake Malawi Dispute Should Be Settled by Courts, Not Negotiators

    22 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi A number of legal experts in Malawi are saying that the long-awaited resolution to the country’s border dispute with neighboring Tanzania should be settled in courts, not by political mediator ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2014 - 10:22

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