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  1. $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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. "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

  9. Protests In Addis After GERD Project Manager Shot Dead

    27 Jul 2018- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Updated 1 August: The project manager of the contentious Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) project has been found dead in Addis Ababa. Simegnew Bekele's body was found July 26 in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2018 - 09:13

  10. African Nations Are Committed to SDG Implementation

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Xinhuanet News The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) stressed on Monday Africa's commitment to strengthen the momentum in the implementation of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  11. GERD: Egypt And Sudan Foreign Ministers Describe Broad Agreement About Overcoming Differences

    30 May 2018- 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Sudan said this week that there is broad agreement in principle between their countries, and Ethiopia, about ending blockages in talks over the Grand Ethiopian R ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  12. China Grants Ethiopia $250 Million USD For Drinking Water In Tigray

    14 May 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Info Mekelle, Ethiopia China will grant Ethiopia a total of $250 million USD under an agreement signed May 10 by Ethiopian Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Admasu Nebebe, and the Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  13. Sudan "Regrets" Egypt Stance On Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Talks Impasse

    10 May 2018- 06:15 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Sudan Tribune The Sudanese government "regrets" statements attributed to the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry blaming the failure of recent meeting over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2018 - 06:15

  14. Ethiopia Institute Advancing Water Supply Technologies

    7 May 2018- 09:44 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian Press Agency The Director of the Ethiopian Water Technology Institute, Wasihun Alemayehu, has stated, May 4, that in its national growth and transformation plans (GTP I and GTP II), the country ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2018 - 11:09

  15. Egypt Parliament Passes Law Banning Cultivation Of Water-Intensive Crops As Tensions Remain Around Ethiopia's Nile Dam

    24 Apr 2018- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, EGYPT The Parliament of Egypt April 21 passed legislation banning cultivation of crops that require high volumes of water, as concerns increase that the upstream Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will neg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2018 - 09:49


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