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  1. 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

  2. Ugandan MPs Propose Efforts to Protect Lake Victoria

    25 Sep 2014- 11:00 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision MPs under the forum Network for Women Ministers and Parliamentarians (NAWMP) are proposing alternative means of livelihood to protect Lake Victoria. The MPs expressed alarm at the rate at which ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2014 - 11:00

  3. World Cannot Solve Poverty Without Solving Water, Sanitation: Clinton Global Initiative

    24 Sep 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The world’s poverty problems cannot be solved unless the issues of water and sanitation access are addressed, participants heard during a session on sanitation, held as part of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 10:45

  4. Ugandan Authority Reports Good Progress on Projects

    11 Sep 2014- 10:26 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Observer National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) management has declared itself pleased with the progress of projects intended to end 'dry zones' in the city. Last week, NWSC Managing ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2014 - 10:26

  5. Improving Sanitation Access for Disabled Persons Not All About Technology

    4 Sep 2014- 09:40 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM WaterAid Existing water and latrine facilities are often inaccessible, which means that disabled people have no choice other than to openly defecate. Inappropriate community interest in their sanitary ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2014 - 09:40

  6. World Bank Study Looks at Pre-Paid Water Meters in African Cities

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) released a report last week that looks at the limits and possibilities of pre-paid water in urban Africa, warning that these ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  7. Uganda Could Be Water Stressed by 2025

    3 Sep 2014- 09:39 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Observer Due to prolonged droughts and unexpected floods caused by climatic variations, Uganda may be water stressed by 2025, CARE Uganda has warned. This was revealed during the second national ...

    Local Press Report - 09/03/2014 - 09:39

  8. Recognizing Sanitation as a Business Key to Sustainable Solutions: Report

    21 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Recognizing sanitation as a business is key to addressing some of the major barriers to scaling up sustainable sanitation solutions, according to a new report. The report, “ Unclogging the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2014 - 10:24

  9. 200 Millionth Patient Treated for River Blindness in Uganda

    18 Aug 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision At least 200 million people have been treated for river blindness in endemic countries in Africa and Latin America, under a campaign to eliminate the debilitating disease. The 200 millionth ...

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

  10. Uganda's NWSC, Police Launch Joint Water Loss Program

    15 Aug 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent State managed National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has today (Aug. 14) launched a joint Water Loss Prevention Unit (WALOPU) with Uganda Police to fight water theft and illegal ...

    Local Press Report - 08/15/2014 - 10:12

  11. UNEP Urges Use of New Agricultural Technologies to Protect Ecosystems

    17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The adoption of agricultural innovations like crop diversification, agro-forestry and non-tillage farming could enhance food production and protect vital ecosystems, according to a study by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2014 - 10:26

  12. Improving Water Access Could Help End Female Mutilation in Africa

    23 Jun 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Inter Press Service Could it be possible that if women in Africa had access to water, it could save them from undergoing the harmful practice of female genital mutilation (FGM)? It seems that according to ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2014 - 10:03

  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. Uganda's NWSC to Extend Water Mains Throughout the Country

    16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) plans to install 640km of water mains extensions across the country in the financial year 2014/15. This follows the extension of the corporation ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2014 - 10:11

  15. Uganda's NWSC to Expand Coverage

    9 Jun 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Observer To get round the water crisis in the western region, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation plans to expand its water and sewerage systems. Speaking to district officials and civil society ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2014 - 10:16

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