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  1. UNEP Urges Kilimanjaro Reforestation

    20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MBALE, Uganda A UN report this week urged the reforestation of Kilimanjaro, Africa’s iconic, and highest mountain. Climate change has destroyed 13,000 hectares of the Tanzanian mountain’s forestation since ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2016 - 06:52

  2. Two-day Water Shutdown in Kampala

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision Several parts of Kampala and other surrounding areas are to experience a 48-hour water shutdown to allow pipe reconnection works at Nakasero to evacuate more water and improve water supply in the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  3. Uganda: Water Treatment Costs Rise

    16 Sep 2016- 11:35 by Local Press Report KABAROLE The Monitor The cost of treating water for public consumption in Fort Portal Municipality has trippled in the last six years due to the pollution of River Mpanga, officials have said. Recently, Kabarole ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2016 - 11:35

  4. Uganda: Anger as Kampala Crisis Enters Third Day

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report KAMPALA All Africa Some residents in Kampala and surrounding areas yesterday turned to contaminated spring wells after the National Water and Sewage Corporation (NWSC) shut down its systems in Ggaba and Muyenba ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:19

  5. Al Sisi Stresses Importance of Fostering Relations With Nile Basin Countries

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  6. Egypt Seeks Reinstatement in Nile Basin Initiative: Ethiopian Official

    5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2016 - 07:45

  7. Karuma Water Tested Following Reported Poisoning

    4 Aug 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report OYAM The Monitor Experts at the government laboratory in Kampala were yesterday expected to analyse the quality of water serving an estimated 5,000 people in Karuma Trading Centre, Kiryandongo District, after a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2016 - 09:01

  8. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  9. 16th SECOM Meeting Held in Entebbe

    9 May 2016- 09:29 by Local Press Report ENTEBBE New Times The 16th Meeting of the Sectoral Council of Ministers of Lake Victoria Basin (SECOM) opened in Entebbe, Uganda, on Thursday, with water experts commending the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) ...

    Local Press Report - 05/09/2016 - 09:30

  10. ENACTS Initiative Aims to Improve Climate Data in Africa

    18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Reliable climate data will be key to building resilience against climate change’s effects in Africa, but the current primary sources of such data-- ground-based weather stations-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2016 - 10:32

  11. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  12. Uganda's NWSC to Expand Water Services in Kampala

    4 Mar 2016- 10:04 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Daily Monitor Eastern Kampala residents will enjoy improved water services of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) after the corporation commissioned the Centenary Park water pump on Tuesday. The ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2016 - 10:04

  13. AfDB Approves $91 Million for Ugandan Water and Sanitation Project

    4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The African Development Bank (AfDB) this week approved a $91 million USD loan to support the second phase of Uganda’s Water and Sanitation Program. The program targets 1.43 million people, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 09:59

  14. Egypt Researches Dangerous New Water Weed in Uganda

    23 Dec 2015- 09:39 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Daily Monitor Egypt has offered to research on the control and elimination of giant salvinia molesta, a new water weed, described by experts as worse than the water hyacinth. According Minister of ...

    Local Press Report - 12/23/2015 - 09:39

  15. Sudanese Foreign Minister Says Grand Renaissance Dam Agreement Possible This Month

    17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam project could be reached during talks later this month, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2015 - 10:19

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