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  • 21 Oct 2008- 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana Two new water treatment plants cited for construction in the city of Georgetown, capital of Guyana, will be ready for use in April 2009, said the Chief Executive of Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) Karan Singh earlier this month.
  • 21 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC A World Bank Report released on July 10 shows that China has largely ignored water infrastructure development in Africa despite investing heavily in hydropower generation, information communication technology (ICT) and railway construction
  • 14 Jul 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc A World Bank Report released on July 10 shows that China has largely ignored water infrastructure development in Africa despite investing heavily in hydropower generation, information communication technology (ICT) and railway
  • 18 May 2008- 23:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi — Buoyed by a growing demand for quality drinking water on the continent, particularly the southern region, African investment house Lonrho's water division, Lonrho Springs BVI says it is including more countries in its plan to
  • 12 May 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi — The future of The Shire River as the main water source in Malawi is threatened by overgrowth of water hyacinth. According to Ishmael Kosamu, a researcher at the University of Malawi, current interventions seem to be having little
  • 5 May 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi-Australia-based uranium mining company Paladin Energy Limited has established a water fund that will finance provision of potable water in Malawi's northern district of Karonga, which borders Tanzania. The mining company will
  • 28 Apr 2008- 21:38 by Local Press Report washington, dc, united states U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey — Data collected by the U. S. Geological Survey could help identify new sources of water in Afghanistan. At an event in the U.S. capital this week, the agency presented
  • 14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc- The World Bank is warning that overuse of water resources has put the countries of the Middle East and North Africa at risk of serious water shortages in the future. The bank says that if countries of the region do not act now, the
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states — The World Bank last week announced an additional $15 million USD financing credit for Azerbaijan's Rural Investment Project, which aims to improve living standards and infrastructure services for rural communities.
  • 31 Mar 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc — World Water Day events across the globe last weekend raised the specter of 1.1 billion people worldwide who lack access to safe drinking water, and called for more government and donor investment in water and sanitation provision. Wth