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  1. More Nature-based Solutions Needed To Accelerate Adaptation To Water-related Climate Change Impacts

    21 Jan 2021- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Envrionment Programme (UNEP) has called on the international community to step up its work in nature-based solutions (NbS) to facilitate adaptation to climate change and water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 11:20

  2. Gender Equity Benefits of Piped Domestic Water In sub-Saharan Africa

    21 Jan 2021- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Women and girls in rural sub-Saharn Africa can benefit from up to 32 hours more time per month with availability of piped water supplies closer to home. This extra time dramatically improves the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 11:31

  3. Zambia Prez Encourages Water Harvesting Initiatives

    18 Jan 2021- 08:15 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Lusaka Times President Edgar Lungu has directed newly appointed Minister of Water Development Raphael Nakachinda to ensure that water harvesting in the country is actualized. President Lungu said water harve ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:15

  4. China, Saudi Finance Burkina Faso Drinking Water Projects

    18 Jan 2021- 08:25 by Local Press Report OUAGADOUGOU Construction Review Online The implementation of several drinking water projects in Burkina Faso is set to be financed by China and Saudi Arabia following the signing of two financing agreements worth a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:25

  5. Human Rights Downside Of Zimbabwe's Pandemic Lockdown

    21 Jan 2021- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Human rights groups have called on the Zimbabwean government to ensure access to clean water amid tightening COVID-19 lockdown restrictions across the country. The Zimbabwe Human rights NGO Fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 11:12

  6. UNICEF Water Access Programme For Internally Displaced Libyans

    11 Jan 2021- 12:23 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI China.org The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it has provided access to clean water for thousands of internally displaced Libyans in and around the capital Tripoli. A total of & ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:23

  7. GERD Negotiations Stall Again

    12 Jan 2021- 13:31 by Staff- Water Diplomat KHARTOUM, Sudan The latest round of tripartite (Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan) talks around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have broken down, following a long-standing diplomatic pattern. Backgro ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  8. Extreme Famine Concern For South Sudan

    12 Jan 2021- 15:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The International Rescue Committee (IRC), is calling for international financial support to prevent famine across large swathes of South Sudan in the face of economic crisis, devastating floo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:40

  9. Darfur: 15 Killed In Water-related Violence As UNAMID Withdrawal Commences

    13 Jan 2021- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NYALA, Sudan A dispute over water access in the tribal areas of South Darfur, Sudan left 15 people dead at the end of December, just as the UN was widing up its 13 year peacekeeping mission in the country. Acc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 12:01

  10. Zimbabwe Moves To Control Mercury Use In Mining Operations

    3 Jan 2021- 08:05 by Local Press Report HARARE NewsDay Zimbabwe Parliament has moved to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, with legislators taking turns to condemn the use of the highly toxic element in gold extraction because of the serious envir ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:05

  11. Marooned Donkey Rescued!

    3 Jan 2021- 07:54 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live A malnourished donkey that went missing for a month has been reunited with its owners after being rescued by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) from an island on the Vaal Dam. NSRI stat ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:54

  12. German Development Bank Funds Tunisian Water Efficiency Programme

    3 Jan 2021- 07:57 by Local Press Report TUNIS Agency Tunis Afrique Presse Tunisia, on Tuesday, signed 2 financing agreements with the German Development Bank (KfW). An amount of €111 Million is granted to the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and F ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:57

  13. UNICEF Launches Mozambique Appeal For $52.8 Million USD

    9 Jan 2021- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Maputo, Mozambique The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a 2021 appeal for $52.8 Million USD to address the most urgent and growing humanitarian crisis across Mozambique. The campaign will su ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2021 - 10:57

  14. COVID-19 Recovery Support For African Water Facility

    17 Dec 2020- 10:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat HELSINKI, Finland The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has announced approval of a $9 Million USD grant to the African Water Facility (AWF) for COVID-19 recovery. The funds will enhance investments and preparation ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  15. Nigeria Calls For Authority Members To Honour Commitments To Niger Basin Authority

    17 Dec 2020- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABUJA, Nigeria Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources in Nigeria, has called for member states of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) to honour their respective commitments to the authority. Delays in member st ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

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