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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Ugandan Courts Criticized for Hampering Wetlands Protection

    4 Feb 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda A Ugandan Cabinet minister has accused the country’s judiciary of hampering government efforts to enforce laws protecting wetlands. State Minister for Environment Flavia Munaaba said initiatives ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:24

  10. East Africa's IGAD Members Agree on Water-Sharing Policy

    19 Jan 2015- 10:44 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Observer Officials from the eight-nation Inter-Governmental Authority on Development [Igad], have agreed a policy to harmonize the sharing and management of inland water resources. Uganda, Kenya, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/19/2015 - 10:44

  11. Poor Sanitation Taking a Toll in Uganda: Minister

    12 Dec 2014- 10:56 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Observer Eighty-five per cent of the disease burden in Uganda is caused by poor sanitation and hygiene, Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda said on Monday. Meeting Barbara Frost, the WaterAid International ...

    Local Press Report - 12/12/2014 - 10:56

  12. Horn of Africa States Pledge Cooperation to Reduce Water Conflicts

    10 Dec 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Countries in eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa agreed this week to strengthen cooperation on trans-boundary water resources management in order to reduce conflicts, poverty and ecological ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2014 - 11:50

  13. Report Sees Trend Toward Remunicipalization of Water Services

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Over 180 cities and communities in 35 countries have taken back control of their privatized water services over the past 15 years, according to a new report from international ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 10:47

  14. Micro-Loans Boost Access to Water and Sanitation in East Africa

    22 Oct 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Communities in rural areas and urban slums across East Africa are able to access safe drinking water and basic sanitation thanks to micro-credit programs, experts said at a regional forum held ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/22/2014 - 10:39

  15. 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

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