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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Rwanda, Japan Sign $15 Million Irrigation Scheme

    18 Aug 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report KIGALI East African Business Week The agricultural sector of Rwanda has received a grant from the Japanese government to enhance irrigation in Ngoma district. Tomio Sakamoto, the Consul at the Japan Embassy in ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2014 - 10:13

  10. Rwandan Utility, Industries in Standoff Over Water Tariff Hikes

    8 Jul 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda A showdown is looming in Rwanda after the country’s manufacturers rejected a proposal by the Energy Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) to hike water tariffs for urban and industrial users. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2014 - 11:13

  11. AfDB, Rwanda Seek $68 Million for Kigali Action Plan

    3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan government this week signed an agreement to formalize the African Union-led Kigali Action Plan, an initiative that among other things will help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2014 - 15:47

  12. Cell Phone Technology Used to Improve Supply in Rwanda

    25 Jun 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report KIGALI The New Times A total of 200 remote sensors that use cell phone networks to monitor water pumps are being piloted in villages throughout Rwanda. The sensors were designed by Sustainable Water, Energy and ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2014 - 10:17

  13. Tanzania Calls for Review of Nile Agreement

    23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzanian Foreign Minister Bernard Membe has called for a review of the 2010 Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement, also know as the Entebbe Accord, in order to accommodate Egypt’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2014 - 11:50

  14. Rwandan Authority Urges Efficiency

    11 Jun 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report KIGALI The New Times The Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) has appealed to Kigali dwellers to avoid wasting water. EWSA said the current dry season would continue affecting water supply up to August. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2014 - 10:11

  15. Tanzania Calls for Revision to Entebbe Agreement

    29 May 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Tanzanian government on May 26th called for revisions to the Entebbe Legal Framework Agreement on Nile water sharing. The agreement, signed in 2010 by six upstream Nile Basin countries, is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2014 - 10:09

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