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  • 14 Oct 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is seeking political and diplomatic solution to the stalled talks over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. In an October 12th press statement, Moghazi said
  • 12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hossam Moghazi traveled to Khartoum over the weekend for talks with Sudanese officials on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Al Ahram’s Arabic news website quoted “informed sources”
  • 5 Oct 2015- 09:55 by Local Press Report KARACHI Express Tribune Trials relating to water theft-- one of the most lucrative businesses in the port city-- remain ambivalent as the authorities continue to show least interest in getting the culprits convicted, it emerged on Saturday. Corporate Risk
  • 17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session of the Nile Water Permanent Technical
  • 11 Sep 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan At least two women were injured in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on September 9th during protests over water shortages. Local media quoted eyewitnesses as saying the demonstrators were injured when police fired teargas at a group of
  • 8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt plans to hold urgent consultations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam, after international consultants failed to meet the September 5th deadline for handing over amended technical studies on the project’s impacts,
  • 25 Aug 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Radio Dabanga The overall water and sanitation situation in most sites hosting South Sudanese refugees in White Nile state remains critical. The water supply in most sites is below 10 litres per person per day, which is less than half of United
  • 24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani Navy has launched a new sewage treatment plant that will produce 100,000 gallons of clean water daily to the Karsaz naval base and other areas of Karachi for drinking and irrigation purposes, a Navy official told
  • 18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Tripartite National Committee, made up of experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, will meet in Addis Ababa this week to discuss the latest developments with regard to the as-yet undelivered consultants’ report on Ethiopia’s Grand
  • 30 Jul 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Members of several Sudanese opposition groups, under the collective name “Sudan Call,” on July 29th urged residents of Khartoum state to mobilize to resist recently announced increases in the prices of water and electricity. Sudan Call
  • 27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached a compromise agreement that paves the way for two international consultancies to move forward with studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation
  • 23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Water and irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan began a new round of talks in the Sudanese capital on July 22nd to resolve issues related to Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam. Also present at the meeting are
  • 17 Jul 2015- 11:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced an additional $4.4 million USD in humanitarian assistance for Sudan. The aid will be used to help meet people’s urgent needs for food, water, sanitation and health services in the wake of an
  • 6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will resume talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project in Khartoum in mid-July, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hossam Moghazi said over the weekend. He told
  • 2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani government has allocated $100 million USD to Sindh province for the $252 million USD K4 Water Project, which will provide 600 million gallons of drinking per day to the provincial capital, Karachi, a senior official told

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