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  • 26 Mar 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana More than half of respondents to an extensive survey in 34 African countries say that their respective governments have failed in the provision of clean water and sanitation services. In 20 countries, a majority of respondents said that
  • 26 Mar 2020- 11:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICALI, Mexico A March 21-22 referendum in Mexicali, Mexico has determined that a partly-built $1.5 Billion USD brewery will not proceed as planned. Communities and farmers have engaged in resistance the controversial US brewers Constellation Brands
  • 25 Mar 2020- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews hosted an aquaNOW Audience 20 March in Scotland, marking World Water Day. Footage of the live-streamed webcast panel discussion, with the theme “Water and the Climate Crisis” can be viewed HERE. Scotland's Hydro Nation
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report SEVILLE Phys.org Digging an illegal well to irrigate crops is a widespread practice in Spain as water becomes increasingly scarce. But around 100 such boreholes have been blocked off recently around Lucena del Puerto, a small town some 70 kilometres (45
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers This March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies took action both in person and online. Despite the health and safety challenges faced by many countries around the world
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report DODOMA Daily News Officials in Tanzania have said the ongoing process to set up water allocation plan for Mara River will consider priority needs of water with involvement of all key stakeholders getting high consideration. The Assistant Action Director for
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:08 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Observer Nisar Memon, former federal minister and senator in Pakistan, comments about the importance of the Kabul River and the dependence on it of both Pakistan and Afghanistan for drinking water, agriculture, and hydroelectic power
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report NAIROBI National Post Hand sanitiser replaced holy water at Nairobi’s Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass went ahead. In Kenya, where there have been seven confirmed cases of coronavirus, the
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times The Lions Club Seregno Assistance to International Development (AID) in Italy organizes the contest every year in collaboration with United Nations Water and several other organizations, including the European Commission, and the winners
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA The Nation The mine can’t be reached from the gate along the road, which is guarded by soldiers bearing M-16s and a helmeted foreman with a shotgun over his chest. So if you want to see the sprawling mineral extraction complex being constructed
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report AMMAN Thomson Reuters Foundation Complaints and concerns over water shortages rose by 58% in Jordan in the first day after a country-wide curfew was instated, water authorities said Sunday. Jordan, the world's fifth most water-stressed nation due to
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Union World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. On this occasion, we acknowledge the fundamental link between climate and the global water cycle. Access Climate Policy
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:14 by Local Press Report GENEVA Middle East Monitor The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called to support the provision of clean water in Yemen in order to protect the country’s population from the spread of diseases including coronavirus. “Access to clean
  • 26 Mar 2020- 13:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON MA, United States Sustainability think-tank Ceres has announced  a new task force to drive corporate action on water-related financial risks. In cooperation with leading US pension funds and international banks, the “Valuing Water Finance Task
  • 26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, from extreme weather events, such as

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