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  • 15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAEGU/GYEONGJU, South Korea The Angolan government plans to spend an estimated $4.5 billion USD on the country’s water sector by the end of 2017, State Secretary for Water Luis Felipe da Silva said during the 7th World Water Forum in South Korea this
  • 24 Jun 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report NAMIBE Angola Press The National Geology Plan (Planageo) will provide knowledge to determine the mineral and water potential of the south-western Namibe Province's subsoil, revealed last Friday the Geology and Mining minister, Francisco Queiroz. &quot
  • 3 Jan 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUANDA, Angola The Angolan government will invest over $4 billion USD to build the 2,060 megawatt Laúca Dam on the Kwanza River in Kwanza Norte province, Angolan Water and Energy Minister Joao Baptista Borges told local media on December 31. It will be
  • Angola and Namibia will invest $1.35 billion USD to build the controversial Baynes Dam on the trans-boundary Cunene River.
  • Tensions are escalating between Zambia and Angola over Kuando River, which acts as a boundary between the two southern African countries.
  • Angola last week signed a $500 million USD loan agreement with the Exim Bank of China that will fund construction of at least eight new drinking water treatment plants and rehabilitation of several dilapidated ones, as well as other post-war reconstruction projects in health and energy, according to Angolan Finance Minister Carlos Alberto Lopes.
  • 8 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel 1^ ardan Group, through its subsidiary, Tahal, won a $180 million USD contract to construct a dam and water supply system in Angola. In a bid to reinforce its recently unveiled growth strategy on the continent, Tahal formed a strategic
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CONAKRY, Guinea The Guinean government has signed a $7-9 billion USD oil and mining deal with the China International Fund (CIF) and Sonangol (an Angolan CIF partner), according to Guinea's Mining Minister Mahmoud Thiam. In exchange for access to
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CONAKRY, Guinea The Guinean government has signed a $7-9 billion USD oil and mining deal with the China International Fund (CIF) and Sonangol (an Angolan CIF partner), according to Guinea's Mining Mnister Mahmoud Thiam. In exchange for access to
  • 14 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANGOLA, LUANDA A cholera epidemic that has been plaguing Angola for over two years has exposed the numerous challenges the oil-rich country faces in providing its citizens with access to clean water. According to the United Nations Children's Fund
  • 30 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK Namibia and its northern neighbor, Angola, have abandoned the proposed Epupa Dam on the Kunene River. The two countries will now pursue an alternative site, further downstream, in a move that favors Angola and would boost its water
  • 28 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report ANGOLA, LUANDA Angola Press Agency — The US Embassy to Angola and NGO Population Service International (PSI) launched a new water treatment product in Luanda's Cacuaco district. The product, "Certeza," or "Certainty," is supposed to
  • 17 Dec 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANGOLA, LUANDA-Angola's Cabinet Council has approved a new memorandum on participation of the private sector in manufacturing and supplying materials for the water sector. The Memorandum on Participation of the National Enterprise and its Capacity
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, ANGOLA, HUAMBO — United Technical Services (UTS), a UAE-based technology services company) will target new sectors for its new improved wastewater treatment system. Instead of focusing on the water sector, the company