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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Rwanda to Use Water Harvesting to Boost Milk Production

    19 May 2015- 09:59 by Local Press Report KIGALI New Times The Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) has rolled out a pilot project to give dairy farmers water tanks on credit as part of efforts to boost milk production in the country. Food Security Scarcity ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2015 - 09:59

  4. Netherlands Provides $38 Million to Boost Water Supply in Rwanda

    15 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda Rwandan Minister of Finance Claver Gatete announced this week that his country had received a $38 million USD grant from the Netherland to improve water resources management. Gatete said the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2015 - 10:03

  5. 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

  6. Rwanda, Metito Sign Deal for Water Treatment Plant

    1 Apr 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report KIGALI Gulf Business On Tuesday, Rwanda’s Water and Sanitation Corporation signed a deal for a $75 million river water treatment plant in an effort to give all Rwandans access to potable water by 2018. The water ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2015 - 10:17

  7. Japan Grants Rwanda $8.4 Million for Rural Water Supply

    16 Mar 2015- 10:29 by Local Press Report KIGALI East African Business Week The grant is the third in the serial Project of Rural Water Supply in the Eastern Province that targets three sectors in three districts in the Eastern Province. These include: ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2015 - 10:29

  8. 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

  9. Rwandan District's Water Source Contaminated With Iron

    20 Feb 2015- 10:57 by Local Press Report KIGALI New Times The main water source in Kayonza District is contaminated with iron, leading to serious water shortage in the district. Although experts have not considered iron to cause health problems, its ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:58

  10. Rwandan Water Company Introduces Electronic Payment System

    5 Feb 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda Rwanda’s state-owned water services provider has moved to cut down on billing losses that cost the water utility an estimated $17 million USD every year. Infrastructure Minister James Musoni said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2015 - 10:24

  11. African Ministers Renew Call for Water, Sanitation Financing

    30 Jan 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Adequate budgetary allocations for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs are essential for African countries to sustain economic growth and social renewal, according to senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2015 - 10:30

  12. Rwandan Utility Goes After Defaulters

    7 Nov 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report KIGALI The New Times The Water and Sanitation Corporation (Wasac) has launched an ambitious bid to recover more than Rwf240 million in unpaid water bills in Rwamagana, Gatsibo and Kayonza districts. The defaulters, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2014 - 10:09

  13. Rwandan Government to Streamline Management

    3 Nov 2014- 10:31 by Local Press Report KIGALI The New Times The Ministry of Natural Resources (Minirena) has devised integrated water resources management initiatives to maximise the resultant economic and social welfare without compromising the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2014 - 10:31

  14. Nile Ministers Call for Renewed Dialogue on Use of Shared Waters

    7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2014 - 10:29

  15. Rwandan Corporation to Build Additional Treatment Plant

    19 Sep 2014- 10:08 by Local Press Report KIGALI The New Times The Water and Sanitation Corporation Limited (WASAC Ltd), says it plans to set up another water treatment plant near the old Nzove plant this fiscal year. The plant will have installed capacity ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2014 - 10:18

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