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  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times — Jordan is proposing a broad, regional development plan to address water and energy shortages in the kingdom and neighboring countries. In address at the12th Jordanian Scientific Week, Prince Hassan said Jordan could not come
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Titanium mining in Kenya's Coast Province may threaten the underground water supply and pipes connected to it. The National Environmental Management Authority says the mining project could not only make the water difficult to treat,
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Analysts have been warning for years that a new regional war could erupt in East Africa, not caused by mineral rights or petroleum reserves, but due to conflicts over water. The main source for water supply to all East African countries,
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI, LIBYA TradeArabia News Service — Libya will host an international exhibition next month that will target the infrastructure and energy sectors. Project Libya will be held at the Tripoli International Fairground in the Libyan capital from December 4
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Development Program's Human Development Report 2006 warns that the world could be hit by a sanitation and unclean water crisis which would be more threatening to humanity than current wars. The report calls for
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, South Africa, TSHWANE — A Kenyan car company has invested over $43,000 USD for an oil and water recycling plant. DT Dobie, a dealer for Mercedes Nissan and Jeep, will recycle over 8,000 liters of water daily. The plant will ensure that
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report Zambia, NDOLA The Times of Zambia — The Nkana Water and Sewerage Company is demanding more than $1.5 million USD from Konkola Copper Mines as compensation for the mining company's pollution of the Kafue River water supply. The water utility says it has
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Daily Monitor (Ethiopia) — Proctor& Gamble, in partnership with Population Service International/ Ethiopia, is marketing its PUR water disinfection product in Ethiopia. PUR will be locally branded and marketed as Wuha Agar Telel
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The Arab Gulf region is one of the world's driest areas in terms of water, but when it comes to money, the oil-rich region is pouring investments locally and globally into this sector. But is it enough? World Bank
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — About one of every three dollars in project finance debt raised in the first half of 2006 went to projects in the Middle East. That's according to international banking and finance
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Arab News (Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia's Alkhorayef Commercial Co. Ltd. is joining KSB International in a strategic partnership deal for projects in water desalination, sewage, agriculture and oil. Abdulrahman Alkhorayef, chairman
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report South Africa, TSHWANE BuaNews (South Africa) — The Olifants River Water Resources Development Project will improve water supply to rural residents in the region and improve economic prospects for the mining sector, according to South African Water Affairs and
  • 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
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Rand Water hopes to delay the second phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project by reining in demand for water. The move is calculated to save money by postponing when Rand would need to start borrowing funds to pay for
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report LAGOS, Nigeria Vanguard (Nigeria) — The Niger Delta is one of the five most polluted spots on Earth, thanks to the 1.5 million tons of crude oil that has spilled into the area over the past 50 years. The pollution poses a grave risk to people living in that

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