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  1. Dire Consequences For Countries Exporting Virtual Water

    22 Mar 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The production of goods for export is depleting the water supplies of some of the world’s poorest countries, a new report from WaterAid warns. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is cru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 08:21

  2. Ethiopia Inaugurates Model Water Supply, Waste Management Project

    26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report WELENCHITI New Business Ethiopia Part of the ONEWASH Plus program, the system integrates innovative and resilient solutions to provide WASH services to more than 48,000 people, including more than 22,000 children u ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2019 - 10:10

  3. Climate Change Crises Under-reported By Mainstream Media

    24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2019 - 08:42

  4. Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Leaders Commit To GERD Cooperation

    13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 07:39

  5. African Union Urges WASH Implementation In Somalia

    11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA UrduPoint The African Union (AU) has urged its partners in Somalia to engage in quick impact projects to confront issues related to the lack of sanitation and safe water facilities in the eastern Africa ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2019 - 10:37

  6. US Intelligence Community Warns Of Climate Change Threats

    3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2019 - 09:04

  7. Ethiopia Completes Gidabo Irrigation Dam

    17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethio.org Gidabo Dam, a 1.66 billion birr irrigation dam project, constructed in Gidabo dam at bordering areas of Oromia Regional State, Gigi Zone, and SNNP region in Sidama Zone, will be inaugurated ne ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2019 - 13:01

  8. $130 Million USD From AfDB For WASH in Rwanda

    3 Jan 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda In an expansion of Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, the African Development Bank is to provide additional funding of $130 Million USD. In November 2017, the Bank approved ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 07:21

  9. EIB Loan Supports Nachtigal Hydro Plant In Cameroon

    26 Nov 2018- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Yaounde, Cameroon The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a $57 Million USD loan to Nachtigal Hydro Power Company of Cameroon to support construction of a $1.4 Billion USD, 420 MW hydropower project o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2018 - 06:48

  10. Clean Tap Water Means More Babies Means More Malnutrition?

    21 Nov 2018- 13:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISTOL, United Kingdom A new report from the UK's University of Bristol has tracked birth and infant mortality rates in eight rural Ethiopian villages where water taps had been installed. Findings suppor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2018 - 13:18

  11. Xylem Secures MoU With Ethiopia

    19 Nov 2018- 13:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Electricity (MOWIE) and Xylem Inc have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing Xylem to explore how the company's skills and te ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2018 - 13:53

  12. Egypt Prez Says Water Issues Should Not Be Politicized

    15 Oct 2018- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told leaders of states participating in the inaugural Cairo Water Week (CWW) October 14 that water issues should not be politicized. “President Sisi stressed th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2018 - 08:29

  13. Ethiopia Appoints New GERD Project Leader To Replace Predecessor Who Died By Gunshot

    7 Oct 2018- 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopia has appointed Kifle Horo as the new project manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) after the shooting death of predecessor Simegnew Bekele earlier this year. Before ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2018 - 07:47

  14. Ethiopia Police Declare GERD Dam Manager’s Death Was Suicide

    11 Sep 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The head of Ethiopia’s Federal Police Commission announced September 7 that the shooting death of Simegnew Bekele, who was found dead in his vehicle in Addis Ababa in July was a suicide.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 10:19

  15. "Holy Water" Blamed For Ethiopia Cholera Outbreak

    8 Sep 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report MEKELLE News 24 A cholera outbreak in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has reportedly been blamed on holy water, after at least 10 people died over the past two weeks, while more than 1 200 people have contracted t ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2018 - 11:02

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