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  1. World Bank Lends Zambia $850 Million for Water, Agriculture, Energy Sectors

    5 Feb 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The World Bank will provide some $850 million USD in financing Zambia’s water, agriculture and energy sectors, the bank's senior operations officer, Chrissie Kamwendo, said this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06

  2. Zambian President Approves Irrigation Plan to Avert Food Crisis

    3 Feb 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambian President Edgar Lungu has approved a plan to grow maize (corn) under irrigation in order to prevent a looming hunger crisis amid severe ongoing drought. He said he was in talks with ...

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

  3. Zambia Starts Work on Kafula-Futa Dam

    20 Jan 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia has begun work on the $430 million USD Kafula-Futa Dam and water reticulation project, which aims to end water problems in Mpongwe and two other districts in the country’s Copperbelt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2016 - 10:07

  4. Zambian Regulator Approves New Water, Sanitation Tariffs Despite Reversal of Electricity Rate Hike

    19 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia’s water sector regulator, the National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) has approved water and sewerage tariff increases, effective February 1st, shortly after Zambian President ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/19/2016 - 09:59

  5. Zambian President Orders Power Tariffs Reduced to Prevent Rise in Water Prices

    11 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambian President Edgar Lungu has directed the country’s Energy Regulations Board (ERB) and power utility company Zesco to revert to previous, lower tariffs, after the Lusaka Water and Sewerage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2016 - 10:14

  6. Zambia Approves $300 Million in Chinese Loans for Water Projects

    8 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government has approved two loans from China, totaling some $300 million USD, for water projects in two provinces. The Export-Import Bank of China is providing $128 million USD to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2016 - 09:59

  7. Five Zambian Water Companies Seek Rate Hikes

    12 Oct 2015- 10:06 by Local Press Report LUSAKA The Post Five water companies have given notice of their intention to increase tariffs to ensure sustainability, according to the National Water Supply and Sanitation Council. Corporate Risk Investment ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2015 - 10:06

  8. Zambia, Zimbabwe Drew Too Much Water From Kariba Dam: Engineers

    9 Oct 2015- 08:41 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Reuters Zambia and Zimbabwe drew more water than they should have from the Kariba dam to generate electricity, draining the reservoir to 29 percent of its capacity in September, compared with 70 percent ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2015 - 08:45

  9. SADC Tops Global Water Cooperation Ranking

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ranks at the top of a global comparison of indicators of water cooperation, SADC Water Sector communications expert Barbara Lopi said in a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2015 - 10:00

  10. World Bank Provides $60 Million for Lusaka Water System Rehabilitation

    20 Aug 2015- 08:50 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Zambia Reports The World Bank has released over US $60 million to rehabilitate the water circulation and sewage systems in Lusaka province. Outlying areas such as Kafue and Chongwe will also benefit from ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2015 - 08:50

  11. Zambia Curbs Energy Use to Ensure Lake Kariba Does Not Dry Up

    18 Aug 2015- 08:44 by Local Press Report LUSAKA NewsDay Energy-use curbs by Zambia will keep its largest electricity plant at the world’s biggest man-made lake and reservoir, Lake Kariba, going until November, when seasonal rains may begin replenishing ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2015 - 11:53

  12. Zambia to Launch MCC-Funded Water and Sanitation Project in October

    12 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Construction of the $355 million USD Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage (LWSSD) Project, funded through the US government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), will start in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2015 - 10:05

  13. Zambian Villagers Take Miner Vedanta to Court Over River Pollution

    3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Some 1,800 residents of the Zambian town of Chingola have initiated proceedings in London’s High Court against mining company Vedanta for contamination of local water sources and farmland ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2015 - 10:11

  14. Lusaka Reduces Water Rationing

    28 Jul 2015- 09:43 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Lusaka Times Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) says it has reduced rationing of water in most areas in Lusaka. LWSC Public Relations Officer Topsy Sikalinda said today that the rationing of water ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:43

  15. Lusaka Water Says Power Imports Will Help Operations

    6 Jul 2015- 10:24 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company said today that the proposed importation of power by government will enhance its operations as currently, the water utility is ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2015 - 10:24

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