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  1. AfDB Approves $135 USD Million for Zambia Programs

    22 Nov 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Water & Wastewater Management The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's Board of Directors has approved a USD 135 million loan for financing the Integrated Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:19

  2. Lusaka Rationing Continues, Residents Urged to Conserve

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has reduced supply of water and has urged residents to conserve following a substantial drop in supply from borehole sources which account for 60 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2016 - 12:19

  3. SADC Summit to Look at Water, Energy and Infrastructure

    11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers and Heads of State and Government summit, to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland later this month, will look at potential ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2016 - 10:02

  4. SADC Models Equitable Trans-Boundary Water Resource Management: Official

    2 Aug 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) well-managed water systems agreements could provide a model of trans-bondary water resource sharing for other parts of Africa, SADC Senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2016 - 12:10

  5. Zambia Launches $160 Million Kafue Bulk Water Project

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government last week launched the $159.8 million USD Kafue bulk water project, which is expected to improve access to safe, clean drinking water in the capital, Lusaka. The project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  6. SADC Seeks Nearly $2.7 Billion in Drought Aid

    20 Jul 2016- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chair and Botswana President Ian Khama is expected to declare a regional disaster and appeal for international assistance by the end of this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 11:00

  7. SADC Seeks Funding for Water, Agriculture, Energy Projects

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will pool their own financial resources and seek funding from development partners such as the World Bank, the Kuwait Fund for Aab ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  8. Zambian Health Ministry Declares Cholera Outbreak Over

    30 Jun 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia’s Ministry of Health has officially declared the cholera outbreak ravaging the country to be over. According to a statement issued by Lusaka District Health Officer Dr. Gideon Zulu, there ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2016 - 10:20

  9. Zambia’s LWSC Fires Managing Director

    29 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia In a bid to save the financially troubled Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC), its board of directors has dismissed Managing Director George Ndongwe. In addition to his failure to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 10:00

  10. 41.4 Million Need Food Aid in Southern Africa

    21 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Over 41.4 million people in southern Africa are food insecure, and 21 million require immediate assistance, according to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2016 - 10:22

  11. LWSC to Increase Water Supply Hours

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has promised to increase the hours of water supply in the Zambian capital after national power utility Zesco announced a 50 percent reduction in load ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  12. Court Rules That Zambian Copper Mine Pollution Case Can Be Heard in the UK

    31 May 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A UK court ruled this week that the lawsuit filed against the Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) for polluting the Kafue River in Zambia can proceed in the United Kingdom. KCM, a subsidiary of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:14

  13. Zambia to Put Another 17,500 Hectares Under Irrigation

    17 May 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Zambian government plans to put another 17, 500 hectares of land under irrigation by the end of this year in order to reduce the country’s dependence on rain-fed agriculture. President Edgar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2016 - 10:16

  14. Zimbabwe Still Needs $290 Million to Address Food Crisis Due to Drought: UN

    10 May 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Some $290 million USD in funding is desperately needed to address the drought-related food crisis affecting some 4.5 million people in Zimbabwe, the United Nations warned this week. "The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 11:17

  15. Zambia and Zimbabwe to Start Repairs on Kariba Dam Next Year

    28 Apr 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report LUSAKA New Zimbabwe Zambia and Zimbabwe plan to start repairs to Kariba dam in the first quarter of next year without affecting hydropower supply in either country, which is generated from the reservoir. Energy ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2016 - 08:37

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