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  1. African Countries Face Major Trans-Boundary Water Challenges: Report

    2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African continent faces huge challenges with regard to trans-boundary water cooperation, according to a new report released October 1 st by the United Nations University-Institute on Water, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2015 - 22:10

  2. Sudan, Egypt Reaffirm Commitment to 1959 Nile Treaty

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 17:55

  3. IGAD Calls for Revision of International Water Law

    7 Aug 2015- 09:30 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) leadership this week reaffirmed the region’s commitment to have the international water law revised. This comes after IGAD countries ...

    Local Press Report - 08/07/2015 - 09:30

  4. Uganda's Isimba Hydropower Project Stalled by Protesting Workers

    21 Jul 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISIMBA, Uganda Some 300 workers at the Isimba hydropower project on the Victoria Nile in Uganda’s Kamuli District have stopped work this week to protest "low wages and continued harassment" by their ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2015 - 10:22

  5. As Water Prices Rise, Cholera Spreads in South Sudan: Oxfam

    14 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The worsening economic situation in South Sudan has driven up the price of clean water, contributing to the rapid spread of cholera in the capital, Juba, international humanitarian aid group ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2015 - 10:31

  6. Over 700 Cholera Cases Reported in South Sudan: UNICEF

    8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan/NAIROBI, Kenya Thirty-two people have died of cholera, and more than 700 cases of the water-borne disease have been reported in Juba and Bor in South Sudan, according to the United Nations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 10:41

  7. Donors Pledge $275 Million as South Sudan Crisis Deteriorates

    17 Jun 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International donors have pledged more than $275 million USD to address the “relentlessly deteriorating” humanitarian situation in South Sudan and the surrounding region, the European Union ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2015 - 10:16

  8. Kenyan, Ugandan Budgets Allocate Nearly $500 Million USD for Water

    15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya and Uganda have allocated a combined total of $479 million USD for water and sanitation in their respective budgets for the next financial year. Ugandan Finance and Economic Planning ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2015 - 10:00

  9. Tanzanian Officials Call for “Mutual Understanding” to Make Best Use of Nile Waters

    9 Jun 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda last week called for consensus and “mutual understanding” among Nile Basin countries to make best use of the river’s resources. Speaking at the 23rd ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2015 - 10:30

  10. Nile Basin Ministers Meet in Dodoma

    4 Jun 2015- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Water ministers from Nile Basin member countries gathered in the Tanzanian city of Dodoma on June 4th for two days of talks on regional water projects and issues. The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:57

  11. Number of South Sudanese Refugees Growing; Programs at Risk Due to Lack of Funds: UN

    2 Jun 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland An increasing number of South Sudanese are fleeing their homes in Unity and Upper Nile states due to renewed heavy fighting and growing food insecurity, UN High Commissioner for Refugees ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2015 - 10:31

  12. Uganda, Russia to Enhance Cooperation in Water, Environment

    20 May 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision On Tuesday Uganda and Russia signed an agreement that will see the two countries enhance cooperation in the water, economic, social, environment and political spheres. The agreements will see ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2015 - 10:17

  13. Egypt-Ethiopia Ties Cannot Be at Expense of Other Nile Basin Countries: Minister

    15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Developing ties between Egypt and Ethiopia cannot come at the expense of other Nile Basin states, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. Moghazi, who ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2015 - 20:56

  14. Ugandan Activists Say Public Health Centers Lack Water, Sewage Services

    19 Mar 2015- 10:24 by Local Press Report Kampala New Vision Health activists, led by the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), have petitioned the government to investigate what they termed “an apparent water disconnection in public ...

    Local Press Report - 03/19/2015 - 10:24

  15. Egypt Attends Nile Basin Initiative for First Time Since 2010

    24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian officials this weekend attended the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) meeting for the first time since 2010, when it began boycotting the intergovernmental partnership after five other ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2015 - 09:36

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