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  1. IFC to Finance Cameroon’s Largest Hydroelectric Dam

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will finance the largest hydropower dam in Cameroon, the 420-megawatt Natchtigal Dam, which will be built some 65 kilometers from the capital, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2016 - 10:16

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. UNHCR, Partners Seek $500 Million for Nigeria, Central African Republic Relief Efforts

    27 Jan 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The UN refugee agency and its partners this week appealed to donor nations for more than $500 million USD to assist hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflicts in Nigeria and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:48

  6. Nigerian Army Warns of New Boko Haram Plan to Poison Water Sources

    26 Oct 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The Nigerian Army over the weekend announced that it had uncovered a plot by members of militant Islamist group Boko Haram to poison water sources in the northeastern part of the country. In a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2015 - 10:16

  7. Boko Haram Poisons Water Sources in Borno State: Nigerian Army

    1 Oct 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MAIDUGURI, Nigeria The Nigerian Army on September 30th warned residents of Borno state to avoid using water from cattle ponds and other “unverified” sources in the Kangallam village area, saying Islamist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2015 - 10:31

  8. Demise of US Export-Import Bank Threatens Water Project in Cameroon

    21 May 2015- 08:47 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC New York Times As a $668 million drinking water project moves toward its larger second phase, the threatened demise of the Export-Import Bank, a 70-year-old US federal export credit agency, is ...

    Local Press Report - 05/21/2015 - 08:47

  9. Cameroonian Lawmakers Reject Water Bill

    7 Apr 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The Cameroonian parliament on April 6th rejected a bill proposed by the opposition Social Democratic Front (SDF) that would have established rules for protection and preservation of water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2015 - 10:18

  10. SocGen, US Exim Bank Fund Water Treatment Project in Cameroon

    3 Apr 2015- 10:07 by Local Press Report YAOUNDE Trade and Export Finance French Bank Societe Generale (SocGen) and the Export Import Bank of the United States (US EXIM) are financing the development of an emergency water treatment project in Yaounde, the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/03/2015 - 10:07

  11. China Lends Cameroon $698 Million for Water Project

    6 Feb 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The Export-Import Bank of China is lending Cameroon $698.1 million USD to build a water supply system in the capital, Yaoundé, and nearby villages. “After several years of sustained efforts, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2015 - 10:21

  12. US, French Banks Finance Cameroon Water Project

    29 Jan 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroon this week signed two financial agreements with the Export-Import Bank of the United States and Société Générale of France for a potable water supply project in the capital, Yaoundé. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2015 - 10:45

  13. Cameroonian President Appeals to International Community to Help Save Lake Chad

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroonian President Paul Biya has called on the international community help prevent Lake Chad from disappearing. Addressing the diplomatic community on January 8th, Biya warned that “Lake ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2015 - 10:44

  14. Cameroon City Facing Water Shortages for Two Months

    6 Jan 2015- 10:11 by Local Press Report BAMENDA Cameroon Tribune The acute shortage of water is the major challenge staring inhabitants of metropolitan Bamenda on the face for about two months. To blame is a technical fault at the Mbatu water catchment ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2015 - 10:11

  15. GE, ECC Start Work on Cameroon Supply Project

    18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDE, Cameroon A consortium of two American companies has started work on a project to boost potable water supply in Cameroon's Capital, Yaoundé. The two companies, GE and Environmental Chemical Corp. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2014 - 10:07

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