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  1. Lusaka Rationing Continues, Residents Urged to Conserve

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has reduced supply of water and has urged residents to conserve following a substantial drop in supply from borehole sources which account for 60 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2016 - 12:19

  2. Zambia Launches $160 Million Kafue Bulk Water Project

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government last week launched the $159.8 million USD Kafue bulk water project, which is expected to improve access to safe, clean drinking water in the capital, Lusaka. The project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  3. Zambian Health Ministry Declares Cholera Outbreak Over

    30 Jun 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia’s Ministry of Health has officially declared the cholera outbreak ravaging the country to be over. According to a statement issued by Lusaka District Health Officer Dr. Gideon Zulu, there ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2016 - 10:20

  4. Zambia’s LWSC Fires Managing Director

    29 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia In a bid to save the financially troubled Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC), its board of directors has dismissed Managing Director George Ndongwe. In addition to his failure to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 10:00

  5. LWSC to Increase Water Supply Hours

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has promised to increase the hours of water supply in the Zambian capital after national power utility Zesco announced a 50 percent reduction in load ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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