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  1. Al Sisi Stresses Importance of Fostering Relations With Nile Basin Countries

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  2. Egypt Seeks Reinstatement in Nile Basin Initiative: Ethiopian Official

    5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2016 - 07:45

  3. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  4. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  5. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  6. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  7. Heavy Rains, More Refugees Mean Higher Risk of Water-Borne Disease in Tanzanian Camps: Aid Agencies

    24 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Recent heavy rains and flooding, as well as constant influx of refugees from neighboring Burundi, mean a higher risk of water-borne diseases in Tanzanian refugee camps, six humanitarian aid ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2015 - 10:01

  8. African Countries Face Major Trans-Boundary Water Challenges: Report

    2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African continent faces huge challenges with regard to trans-boundary water cooperation, according to a new report released October 1 st by the United Nations University-Institute on Water, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2015 - 22:10

  9. Sudan, Egypt Reaffirm Commitment to 1959 Nile Treaty

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 17:55

  10. Tanzanian Officials Call for “Mutual Understanding” to Make Best Use of Nile Waters

    9 Jun 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda last week called for consensus and “mutual understanding” among Nile Basin countries to make best use of the river’s resources. Speaking at the 23rd ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2015 - 10:30

  11. Nile Basin Ministers Meet in Dodoma

    4 Jun 2015- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Water ministers from Nile Basin member countries gathered in the Tanzanian city of Dodoma on June 4th for two days of talks on regional water projects and issues. The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:57

  12. UNICEF Fights Cholera Outbreak on Tanzania-Burundi Border

    22 May 2015- 07:12 by Local Press Report BUJUMBURA UNICEF This week UNICEF rushed relief supplies to Tanzania’s north-western border with Burundi, in response to a devastating cholera outbreak which has so far claimed 27 lives among the 50,000 Burundian ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2015 - 07:12

  13. Egypt-Ethiopia Ties Cannot Be at Expense of Other Nile Basin Countries: Minister

    15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Developing ties between Egypt and Ethiopia cannot come at the expense of other Nile Basin states, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. Moghazi, who ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2015 - 20:56

  14. Egypt Attends Nile Basin Initiative for First Time Since 2010

    24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian officials this weekend attended the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) meeting for the first time since 2010, when it began boycotting the intergovernmental partnership after five other ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2015 - 09:36

  15. Water Filter Issues Lead to Shortages in Burundi

    31 Oct 2014- 10:38 by Local Press Report REGIDESO LWACU Desire Nsengiyumva, the Director of Water in Regideso acknowledges the facts: "The filters are struggling to produce the required quantity of water. This is the reason why there is the shortage ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2014 - 10:41

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