Pollution

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  • 16 Oct 2018- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s capital Harare is to seek a new $280 Million USD loan from Chinese investors for improvement of the city’s water networks in the wake of a cholera outbreak that has killed 54 and caused as many as 9,000 suspected cases across
  • 16 Oct 2018- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expanded on his election manifesto pledge to plant 10 billion trees in the country to counter climate change and to “change the weather patterns”. Water levels in Pakistan’s big cities has
  • 16 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel A recent study by the RAND Corporation reports that water pollution accounts for more than a quarter of illnesses in the Gaza Strip and that more than 12 percent of child deaths up until four years ago was linked to gastrointestinal
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Guatemala City, Guatemala Former Guatemala Vice President Roxana Baldetti was jailed for 15 years this week for her involvement in an $18 Million USD fraudulent state contract with an Israeli water technology company. A Guatemalan court also sentenced
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Info DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh can reduce poverty and accelerate growth faster by taking urgent actions to improve the quality of water and sanitation, says a new World Bank report. Despite progress in improving access to water and sanitation, 41 percent of all
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report Mexico City, Mexico Mining Journal Fortuna Silver Mine's shares fell to a new 12-month low Thursday after the company said abnormally high rainfall had caused an overflow in a contingency pond of the dry stack tailings facility at its San Jose mine, in
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organization The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 29 new cases of cholera for week 24 to 30 September, 2018. Among them, 45% were 5 years old and below. The cumulative total of cases is 6423, including 42
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The Supreme Court on Thursday warned that the plants of mineral water companies may be shut down if they fail to pay Rs1 per litre for water extracted from the ground. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan
  • 12 Oct 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Senate passed bipartisan legislation October 10 authorizing billions of dollars in spending for waterway and safe water projects. The spending is directed at improvement of ports, dams and harbors, protection against
  • 12 Oct 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to increase water supplies to Iraq according to an October 10 announcement by Iraq parliament speaker Mohammed Al Halbousi. The move comes on the heels of an announcement by Iran’s
  • 12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Mining Weekly Latin America-focused Leagold on Wednesday announced a two-month shutdown of its RDM mine, in Brazil, citing continued regional drought conditions. This year, RDM remained operational until early October as the processing plant
  • 12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report TOKYO Channel News Asia The owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more than seven years ago, said water treated at the site still contains radioactive materials that for years it has insisted had been removed. The
  • 10 Oct 2018- 09:11 by Local Press Report MANDAN ND US News Mandan police say a man high on drugs climbed naked into the holy water font during Mass at a church. Officers were called to Spirit of Life Catholic Church about 9 a.m. Tuesday and arrested the 21-year-old man on drug, criminal mischief
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:34 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources is hopeful that President’s Akufo Addo’s dream of making the national capital, Accra, the cleanest city in Africa by 2020 will be achieved. The ambitious plan comes in the face of worsening
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:34 by Local Press Report KUNMING South China Morning Post A brawl broke out at a scenic lake in southwest China after tourists throwing melon seed shells into the water were confronted by villagers on Friday afternoon. Lugu Lake is a popular tourist destination, but it is one of

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