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  • 14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report OSLO News in English Norway Norwegian industrial firm Norsk Hydro has confirmed a series of unlicensed “release” of what it calls “excess rainwater” from its large aluminum plant in Brazil last month. Others call the release “ulovlige utslipp”(illegal spills
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 25 Nov 2007- 22:33 by Local Press Report Norway, LYSAKER ABN Newswire (Australia) — International engineering and construction services form Aker Kvaerner provided funds for a mobile well drilling rig to supply safe water in Cabinda. Aker Kvaerner raised money for the project in partnership with
  • 19 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report Botswana, FRANCISTOWN Mmegi/The Reporter (Botswana) — The water supply system in Francistown is under strain, and infrastructure will have to be upgraded if the growing demand for water is to be met. The town needs an average of 28 million liters of water
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report Botswana, GABARONE Mmegi/The Reporter (Botswana) — Botswana's Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) says expansion of the mining sector and growing demand could threaten the water supply in Gabarone. In its 2006 annual report, the WUC said economic growth in