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  1. Fatal Impacts Of Corruption In South Africa Water Sector

    26 Mar 2020- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Corruption plays an important part in who gets water and how much and how it is delivered in South Africa according to a new report from Water Integrity Network and Corruption Watch. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2020 - 09:01

  2. Amnesty International Calls For Halt To Construction Of Lesotho Dam

    24 Feb 2020- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat MASERU, Lesotho NGO Amnesty International has called for a halt to the construction of the Polihali Dam in Lesotho, at least until local communities in the Mokhotlong district have been properly consulted and co ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:13

  3. Water Riots Sparked By Young Girl's Drowning

    11 Feb 2020- 06:53 by Local Press Report QWAQWA Eyewitness News Eight-year-old Musa's death in astream which is thick with sewage, mud and algae, last month further enflamed the mood among residents of Mandela Park township on the edge of Qwaqwa in S ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  4. WWF Analyses Mining Sector Water Risk

    6 Feb 2020- 06:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAPE TOWN, South Africa New analysis from environmental NGO WWF reports that the extractives sector suffered water-related financial losses of over $20 Billion USD in 2018, measuring operational risk (too much an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:08

  5. South Africa: Functionality Of Water Management Agencies Remains Inconsistent

    3 Feb 2020- 07:57 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Daily Maverick As the Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok visits South Africa to discuss water management co-operation once again, only two out of nine of this country’s catchment management agencies are f ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 07:57

  6. Tripartite GERD Talks Underway In Washington In Effort To Break Impasse

    15 Jan 2020- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met 14 January in Washington DC to discuss continuing differences around timing and technical regulations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 09:59

  7. Madagascar Mine Contaminates Water Resources With Uranium And Lead

    27 Dec 2019- 07:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Reuters Water downstream of a Rio Tinto mine in southern Madagascar contains high concentrations of uranium and lead, potentially endangering local residents who depend on a nearby lake and river for d ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:06

  8. Drought "Dries Up" Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba Shrinks. Transnational Power Supply Solutions Sought

    15 Dec 2019- 09:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat HARARE, Zimbabwe Lack of rain in Zambia and Zimbabwe has left the area in a prolonged drought, drastically reducing flow at the iconic Victoria Falls, shrinking Lake Kariba, affecting tourism, threatening the li ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  9. South Africa: Lesotho Water Tunnel Reopens After Maintenance

    7 Dec 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG SA People News The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) tunnel has been re-opened with water already reaching the Saulspoort Dam in Bethlehem in the Free State. Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2019 - 12:11

  10. South Africa Launches National Master Plan For Water

    1 Dec 2019- 09:24 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News 24 An estimated R900bn will be required to ensure the country's water security for the next 10 years and beyond. This is based on the financial model by the Department of Water and Sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 09:30

  11. Climate Change, Conflict, Displacement, Poverty Causing Africa Water Crises

    19 Nov 2019- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic cond ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:29

  12. New South Africa Water Scarcity Crisis?

    4 Nov 2019- 07:13 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News 24 Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says that, while she acknowledges that parts of South Africa are facing water scarcity, there is no need to panic. On Monday, Sisu ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:13

  13. Water Operator Partnerships In Asia And Africa Supported By New Initiative

    12 Oct 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report DURBAN Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) and GWOPA (the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance) have entered, following a first collaboration for 1 ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:16

  14. South Africa Citrus Industry Urges Improved Water Stewardship

    12 Oct 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report DURBAN Fruitnet The latest development in pursuing sustainable water use in South Africa has come from the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA), which announced to growers recently that it has put together a number of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:13

  15. Moody's: Water Availability Is An Increasing Operational Risk To Mining Sector

    29 Sep 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States New analysis from credit rating agency Moody's outlining key risks for mining companies suggests that the combined effect of stricter environmental regulations and tighter contr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2019 - 04:14