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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Tanzania Calls for Revision to Entebbe Agreement

    29 May 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Tanzanian government on May 26th called for revisions to the Entebbe Legal Framework Agreement on Nile water sharing. The agreement, signed in 2010 by six upstream Nile Basin countries, is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2014 - 10:09

  9. Uganda to Build $45 Million Multi-Purpose Dam

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government has signed a $44.7 million USD loan agreement from the World Bank’s Cooperation in International Waters for Africa (CIWA) multi-donor trust fund and the Swedish ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2014 - 10:20

  10. Uganda's NWSC Assures Shortages Are Over

    11 Mar 2014- 10:18 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Observer National Water and Sewerage Corporation has assured residents in the south of Greater Kampala that their water woes are about to end. NWSC acknowledged last week that areas such as Namasuba, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/11/2014 - 10:18

  11. Egypt, Sudan Agree on Joint Water Projects

    24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Sudan have agreed on an integrated work program to carry out water projects and joint research aimed at reducing water waste in the upper portion of the Nile River, Egyptian Minister of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2014 - 10:14

  12. Scientists Complete Expedition to Ugandan Glaciers

    7 Feb 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Voice of America Scientists recently completed a unique expedition into the glaciers of western Uganda's Rwenzori Mountains. The trip aimed to raise awareness of Africa's vanishing glaciers as part ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2014 - 10:11

  13. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  14. Kenya, UN Agencies Expand Humanitarian Assistance in South Sudan

    14 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya is leading a multi-national humanitarian assistance program backed by UN agencies for civilians affected by the escalating crisis in South Sudan. Government officials said on January 13 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2014 - 10:11

  15. African Governments Failing at Providing Water, Sanitation, Power: Survey

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Less than half of Africans say their governments are doing a good job at providing reliable water and sanitation services, according to a new 34-country survey carried out as part of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2014 - 10:00

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