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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. South Africa Must Invest In Water Management, Technologies To Avert More Day Zeros

    7 Sep 2019- 05:32 by Local Press Report BLOEMFONTEIN 702 The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned that the country must improve its water management or South Africa will run out of the precious resource by 2030. The University of Free State Profe ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2019 - 05:32

  12. South Africa Strip Mining Project Will Face Legal Challenge To Water License

    20 Aug 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa’s Water Tribunal will hear a case September 11 over a water licence issued for Kropz Plc’s contentious Elandsfontein phosphate mine. The strip mine is located within the West Coast ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/20/2019 - 11:58

  13. South Africa Water Minister Urges Urgent Attention To Avoid Sector Collapse

    17 Jul 2019- 12:25 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live Lindiwe Sisulu, tasked by President Cyril Ramaphosa to clean up the department of human settlements, water and sanitation, says SA's water sector requires urgent attention and more reso ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 12:25

  14. South Africa: Umlazi Protesters Blame Corruption For Water Shortage

    17 Jul 2019- 10:06 by Local Press Report DURBAN News24 Residents used trees and stones to block several roads in the Engonyameni area near Umlazi, south of Durban, on Monday. The protest was in response to a lack of water. Teaching and learning was disrup ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 10:06

  15. Drought Forces Zimbabwe To Seek Relief On Power Payments To South Africa

    5 Jun 2019- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) announced plans June 3 to approach power supplier Eskom of South Africa for relief on a payment plan for power imports as drought hits hydro pow ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2019 - 10:54

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