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  1. Court Rules That Zambian Copper Mine Pollution Case Can Be Heard in the UK

    31 May 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A UK court ruled this week that the lawsuit filed against the Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) for polluting the Kafue River in Zambia can proceed in the United Kingdom. KCM, a subsidiary of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:14

  2. AfDB Provides Grants for Water, Agriculture Improvement Projects in Egypt

    27 May 2016- 09:28 by Local Press Report LUSAKA African Development Bank The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of Egypt on the sidelines of the AfDB's Annual Meetings in Lusaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 signed two grant ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2016 - 09:28

  3. Zambia to Put Another 17,500 Hectares Under Irrigation

    17 May 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government plans to put another 17, 500 hectares of land under irrigation by the end of this year in order to reduce the country’s dependence on rain-fed agriculture. President Edgar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2016 - 10:16

  4. Zambia and Zimbabwe to Start Repairs on Kariba Dam Next Year

    28 Apr 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report LUSAKA New Zimbabwe Zambia and Zimbabwe plan to start repairs to Kariba dam in the first quarter of next year without affecting hydropower supply in either country, which is generated from the reservoir. Energy ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2016 - 08:37

  5. Zambian Government Provides Food, Water to Rwandan and Congolese Nationals Trapped in Churches

    26 Apr 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia’s Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has started providing water and food to hundreds of Rwandan and Congolese nationals who have been forced to shelter in churches after ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/26/2016 - 10:08

  6. Zambia Starts Work on $355 Million Drainage Project in Lusaka

    13 Apr 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Construction has started on the $355 million USD Mazyopa-Bambya drainage project in the Zambia capital, Lusaka. The project, which is part of the Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/13/2016 - 10:18

  7. Over 600 Cholera Cases Reported in Zambia

    5 Apr 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The cholera outbreak in Zambia has begun to slip out of control, with health authorities now reporting over 600 cases of the water-borne disease. Several deaths have also been reported around the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/05/2016 - 10:12

  8. China Henan International Wins $200 Million Contract for Water Project in Zambia

    30 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia China Henan International Corporation has won a $200 million USD contract from the Zambian government for the second phase of the Nkana Water Supply and Sanitation project. The four-year project ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 09:59

  9. Zambian President Says KCM Pollution Lawsuit Should Be Heard in Zambia

    23 Mar 2016- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The decision to file a pollution lawsuit against mining company Vedanta Resources in the United Kingdom, rather than Zambia, undermines the Zambian judiciary, President Edgar Lungu said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:39

  10. Zambian Minister Wants Water Held Accountable for Unfair Trade Practices

    22 Mar 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambian Minister of Energy and Water Development Dora Siliya has ordered the National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 10:10

  11. Zambia's Cholera Outbreak Is Spreading Fast: Health Authorities

    8 Mar 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Health authorities in Zambia are warning that the outbreak of cholera in the country is starting to get out of control, with over 100 cases reported so far, according to Lusaka Province Medical ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:13

  12. Zambia Starts Construction of Mwomboshi Dam

    2 Mar 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambian President Edgar Lungu this week announced the start of construction of the $28 million USD Mwomboshi Dam in the Chisamba district of Zambia's Central Province. The project is being ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 10:16

  13. Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company: No Plans to Scrap Pre-Paid Meters

    29 Feb 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has no plans to abandon use of pre-paid meters, according to LWSC marketing and public relations manager Topsy Sikalinda. OOSKAnews had previously ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2016 - 12:09

  14. Portuguese Firm Wins $52 Million Worth of Water Supply, Sanitation Contracts in Zambia

    25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Portugal-based Elevolution Contractors has won two contracts, worth a total of $52 million USD, to improve water supply and sanitation in Lusaka’s Mtendere and Kamanga townships. The projects ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2016 - 10:05

  15. Zambia Approves $50 Million AfDB Loan for Lusaka Sanitation Program

    24 Feb 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia In the wake of the recent cholera outbreak in the capital, Lusaka, the Zambian government has approved a $50 million USD loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to support the Lusaka ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2016 - 10:36

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