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  • 7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water to 60 million more people by 2021 and to
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:45 by Local Press Report GABARONE Magi Online Water-related woes spilled over into Sechaba Brewery Holdings’ financial year ended March 31, 2016, according to its management. According to Johan De Kok, group Managing Director, traditional beer volumes declined by-16.0% owing to the
  • 23 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental deterioration around the world is occurring at a faster pace than than previously thought, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warned in a new report. Results from the latest Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6):
  • 21 Mar 2016- 09:26 by Local Press Report GABORONE News Day Zimbabwe Southern African Development Community (SADC) member States have declared this year’s El-Nino-induced drought a regional disaster, paving the way for donor agencies to assist in mobilising food aid for the estimated 30 million
  • 24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The government of Malawi has suspended oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi, over which it is currently locked in a territorial dispute with neighoring Tanzania. The move is part of a broader effort by the new to re-evaluate all
  • 15 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria Syrian opposition forces have targeted water pumping stations throughout the city of Aleppo in an attempt to stop water supplies from reaching government-controlled areas, the Syrian government said this week. The city is currently divided
  • 25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The latest round of talks between Malawi and Tanzania to resolve their dispute over Lake Malawi ended in deadlock last week. At a two-day meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, mediated by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) forum
  • 4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia A million people in Zambia who should have received clean water by 2015 will miss out, and another 4.4 million will go without sanitation because of major investment shortfalls for these services, according to international NGO WaterAid.
  • 25 Nov 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report GABORONE Survival International Large parts of Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) – home to Africa’s last hunting Bushmen – have been opened up to international companies for the controversial practice of ‘fracking’, according to an
  • 5 Jul 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi President Joyce Banda on July 4 summoned members of the Malawian opposition to discuss, among other issues, the ongoing border dispute with Tanzania over Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa. Malawian Lands and Housing Minister
  • The former presidents of Botswana and South Africa-- Festus Mogae and Thabo Mbeki, respectively-- have joined the mediation group working to resolve the border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania over Lake Malawi, also know as Lake Nyasa.
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
  • 27 Mar 2012- 10:00 by Local Press Report GABORONE Survival International (Press Release) For the first time in ten years, Botswana’s Bushmen are celebrating World Water Day as they enjoy unobstructed access to the life-giving substance. Their main desert well was capped shut by the government in
  • 13 Feb 2012- 17:28 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Fars News Agency (Iran) Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water Gebran Bassil in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Qazanfar Roknabadi underlined his country’s enthusiasm for cooperation with Tehran in developing infrastructures in Lebanon.

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