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  • 2 Mar 2019- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Jordan have signed a $74 Million USD loan to finance the improvement of water supply systems in the Jordan valley, as well as a wastewater treatment network. EIB President
  • 2 Mar 2019- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on development partners to amplify their support for implementation of sanitation programs that would enhance delivery of Africa’s promise to the continent. The call came at this year
  • 4 Mar 2019- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland In a first-of-its-kind meeting, representatives of the four countries sharing the Senegal-Mauitania aquifer met in in February in a transboundary collaboration to exchange the current state of knowledge on the complex system that
  • 2 Mar 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Eleven countiris of the Sahel region, Niger, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Sudan, Mali, Benin, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ivory Coast and Mauritania, have committed a budget of approximately $400 Billion USD through 2030 to address
  • 2 Mar 2019- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has announced an allocation of $10 Million USD from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to farmers in Zimbabwe who have been struggling with erratic rainfall and a fragile economy.
  • 28 Feb 2019- 08:02 by Local Press Report KYIV Ukrinform “In fact, the occupation authorities recognize that almost 20% of Crimean residents today do not have access to quality water, that is, every fifth person living in the occupied territory has no access to quality water and cannot use it. If we
  • 28 Feb 2019- 07:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOLEDO OH, United States Residents of Toledo, Ohio in the United Statex have voted in a special referendum to approve the "Lake Erie Bill of Rights" (LEBOR). The ballot measure, passed February 26 by a 61-39 margin, calls for an amendment to
  • 26 Feb 2019- 12:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched a new iteration of the "India Water Tool" to assist businesses facing water scarcity to identify these risks and to create opportunities from
  • 26 Feb 2019- 12:02 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Ground Up The Green Drop Report, which was introduced in 2009 as an annual audit of South Africa’s 824 sewage works, has not been published in any form since 2013. It indicated that treated sewage was flowing into SA's rivers every day,
  • 26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report LONDON Oil Price A deal between Tullow Oil and local Kenyan authorities that would allow the oil company to pump water for the wells and that would be crucial to the final investment decision for Kenya’s first and currently only oil project could be pushed
  • 26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has issued an alert on increased incidences of human-wildlife conflict. KWS said the ongoing dry spell being experienced in most parts of the country is displacing wildlife from their traditional habitats in
  • 26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Times of India India does not have shortage of water but the management of water is not adequate, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Monday. "India does not have shortage of water but the management of water is not adequate. The
  • 24 Feb 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A Mexican environmental acivist was murdered last week following his political activism against a controversial carbohydron pipeline to be routed through his community. Samir Flores Soberanes was murdered at his front door February
  • 24 Feb 2019- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United Statess A new United States “Presidential Committee on Climate Security” will undertake an "adversarial" review of climate science to determine if research has overstated the risks posed by global warming according to a
  • 24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International aid organization, CARE, launched its third

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