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  1. How Dams Increase Malaria Risk

    18 Sep 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report IRVINE CA The Conversation Building dams is one way that African countries are trying to address these myriad issues such as food insecurity and vulnerability to climate change and a number of large and small dams ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:15

  2. Zambia Capital Enforces Water Rationing

    18 Sep 2019- 07:17 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Lusaka Times The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company says it will effect a citywide water rationing process to ensure equitable water supply. Company Managing Director Jonathan Kampata has attributed the reduc ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:17

  3. GERD Technical Negotiations Stumble, More Talks Planned For October

    17 Sep 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Tripartite ministerial negotiations around the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled, according to the Egyptian ministry of irrigation. A 16 September st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2019 - 07:54

  4. Kenya-Uganda Agreement Seeks Non-violent, Sustainable Peace

    17 Sep 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report MOROTO Capital FM President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Thursday witnessed the signing of an agreement aimed at promoting sustainable peace and development among Turkana, Pokot and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2019 - 13:06

  5. Drought And Conflict Displacements Affect Quarter Of A Million In Somalia

    15 Sep 2019- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Info OSLO, Norway The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned that a combination of drought, conflict and general insecurity in 2019 has forced almost 250,000 people into migrating from their homes in Somalia. The Counci ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/15/2019 - 07:13

  6. Zambia Reports Progress On China-funded Kafulafuta Construction

    12 Sep 2019- 13:16 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection The construction of the US$ 449 million Kafulafuta Water Supply System Project has reached 55 per cent. His Excellency, Mr. Edgar Chagwa ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2019 - 13:16

  7. Climate Shocks, Conflict and Economic Instability Cause Food Insecurity In East Africa

    9 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Intergovernmental Authority on Development An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:29

  8. Kenya: Controversial Evictions As Country Seeks To Save "Water Tower"

    9 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Reuters Thousands of people are being removed from Kenya’s largest forest, a senior official said on Thursday, in a controversial move aimed at saving the country’s most important “water tower”, which has be ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:35

  9. South Africa Must Invest In Water Management, Technologies To Avert More Day Zeros

    7 Sep 2019- 05:32 by Local Press Report BLOEMFONTEIN 702 The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned that the country must improve its water management or South Africa will run out of the precious resource by 2030. The University of Free State Profe ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:32

  10. Chinese Demand For Dead Donkeys Threatens Kenya Rural Water Distribution Systems

    7 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI China Dialogue Growing demand for donkey meat and skin in China is causing a sharp decline in the animals in Kenya. Animal rights campaigners warn that donkeys could soon disappear in the east African countr ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:35

  11. Central Africa Republic People Hit By Conflict Associated With Shortage Of Resources

    7 Sep 2019- 05:37 by Local Press Report BANGUI Relief Web United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller today called for urgent additional funding to meet the humanitarian needs ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:37

  12. "Blue Peace Index" Assesses, Encourages Sustainable, Collaborative Water Resource Management

    7 Sep 2019- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The inaugural  Blue Peace Index, an assessment tool to measure the extent to which countries and water basins manage shared water resources in a sustainable and collaborative manner, was launc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 09:23

  13. Senegal Establishes "Pôle Eau Dakar" To Promote Regional Hydrodiplomacy

    27 Aug 2019- 09:15 by TWD Staff DAKAR, Senegal In preparation for hosting the 9th World Water Forum in 2021, the city of Dakar, Senegal has formally launched the Pôle Eau Dakar (Dakar Water Hub). This organisation, which is attached to the Ministry of Wat ...

    TWD Staff - 08/28/2019 - 03:09

  14. South Africa Strip Mining Project Will Face Legal Challenge To Water License

    20 Aug 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa’s Water Tribunal will hear a case September 11 over a water licence issued for Kropz Plc’s contentious Elandsfontein phosphate mine. The strip mine is located within the West Coast ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/20/2019 - 11:58

  15. UK Government Support For South Sudan, Zimbabwe

    21 Aug 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, United Kingdom The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced $22 Million USD in additional aid to provide assistance to vulnerable families in South Sudan. UK also committed to $60 Million USD in supp ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/21/2019 - 10:46

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