Scarcity

Displaying 106 - 120 of 216
  • 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
  • 29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh province this week started providing 3,000 tankers of free water daily to residents of the provincial capital, Karachi, according to a senior official. The decision to supply the water came during a
  • 23 Jun 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Sudan Tribune The director general of Khartoum State Water Corporation (KSWC) has been relieved of his post following recent protests over water cuts in various parts of the Sudanese capital. The newly appointed governor of Khartoum state, Abdel
  • 23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on June 22nd received reports on two studies of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. The studies by France’s BRL and Netherlands-based Deltares “showcase an updated review of the
  • 19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI/PESHAWAR/QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan’s Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces have allocated  total of some $369 million USD in their 2015-2016 budgets to develop water and irrigation systems. Sindh Finance Minister Syed Murad Ali
  • 3 Jun 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh Province will start work on the $252 million USD first phase of the K4 water supply project in Karachi next week, according to Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon. Memon said the decision
  • 1 Jun 2015- 10:03 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dunya News Public’s unease is increasing in Karachi as the water crisis has intensified in the metropolis. The claims made by Water Board of providing free water tankers in areas severely hit by the crisis have proven hollow. Protesters blocked the
  • 12 May 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ethiopia has “the absolute right” to use its water resources-- including Nile River water-- as long as it does not harm other “concerned parties,” Sudanese Water Resources and Electricity Minister Mutaz Mussa said last week. Mussa, who
  • 8 May 2015- 09:02 by Local Press Report KARACHI The News International Water became scarcer in the city on Thursday when unannounced power outages at the pumping stations caused the supply to drop by almost 50 percent. The supply restarted after repairing a pipeline, which had burst due to pressure
  • 2 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Ethiopia will finally announce the consultant who will carry out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam next week. Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi will travel to Addis Ababa next week for meetings
  • 26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt This week’s signing of a declaration of principles on Nile cooperation does not mean Egypt’s has approved any of the specifications for Ethiopia's $4.2 billion USD Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Ahmed Bahaa Eddin, the head
  • 24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir and Ethiopian Prime Minister Halemariam Desalegn on March 23rd signed a “declaration of principles” for cooperation on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project on
  • 19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will all be bound by a new agreement on Nile water-sharing and on the Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. The agreement is expected to be signed on March 23rd
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reached an agreement in principle on Nile water-sharing and onEthiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project during meetings in the Sudanese capital last week. After their three-day talks wrapped
  • 6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The winner of the consultancy contract to study the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project will be announced in mid-March, according to Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi. Members of the Tripartite National Committee

Pages