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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. AfDB Meeting Calls for Equity in Water Use

    27 May 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report KIGALI The New Times Experts from the just concluded African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meetings have said that even with declining rainfall and unpredictable climate, African governments can still effectively ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2014 - 09:53

  9. Rwandan Villagers Express Concerns Over Lack of Water

    16 May 2014- 09:31 by Local Press Report MURAMA The New Times Residents of Murama, Mwiri and Murundi sectors in Kayonza District have expressed concern over the increasing shortage of clean water in the villages. The shortage is attributed to the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2014 - 09:31

  10. Uganda to Build $45 Million Multi-Purpose Dam

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government has signed a $44.7 million USD loan agreement from the World Bank’s Cooperation in International Waters for Africa (CIWA) multi-donor trust fund and the Swedish ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 11:16

  11. Mobile Technology Improving Water Access in Rwanda

    6 Mar 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report PORTLAND, OR SciDev.net A smartphone-sized device is being used to monitor water pumps across Rwanda, making it easier to locate broken pumps and quicker to fix them. Developed by Portland State University in the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2014 - 10:10

  12. Population a Key Part of Environmental Management in Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa Basins

    17 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Managing population growth is key to environmental conservation and water management in Africa's Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa basins, participants heard at a recent event at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2014 - 13:20

  13. Sixty-Nine Countries Facing Extreme Competition for Water: WRI

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new study by Washington, DC-based research group the World Resources Institute (WRI) found that 69 of countries around the world are facing extreme competition for water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

  14. Conversations with Water Leaders: Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager for Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), on Water Resource Development in Africa and the Nile Basin

    11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Tenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager, Cooperation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2013 - 00:21

  15. More International Companies Look to African Water Market

    23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Economic and political reforms in many African countries have bolstered investor confidence and attracted private sector interest in the water sector, according to industry executives who spoke ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2013 - 10:03

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