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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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