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  • 28 Nov 2020- 06:26 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Business Daily The United States markets regulator (Securities and Exchange Commission) has filed charges against an American who defrauded American investors $7.2 million (Sh788.3 million) for a fake desalination project in Kenya. Verley Lee
  • 28 Nov 2020- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom While Scotland has a relative abundance of freshwater compared to an increasing number of parts of the world that are becoming water stressed due to population growth and climate factors, “there are no current plans to export
  • 28 Nov 2020- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANSING MI, United States The settlement agreement of the class-action lawsuit against the State of Michigan and former governer Rick Snyder on behalf of the residents of the city of Flint increased on November 17 when three additional defendants agreed
  • 23 Nov 2020- 08:58 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Observer South Korean-based global construction heavyweight GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C) has announced that consortiums led by its wholly-owned Spanish subsidiary, GS Inima, have secured mandates to build a pair of major
  • 18 Nov 2020- 06:39 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al-Monitor Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Ati signed Nov. 8 a memorandum of understanding to organize some of the work of the Egyptian-Dutch Advisory Panel on Water Management, in the presence of Dutch Ambassador in
  • 17 Nov 2020- 08:52 by Local Press Report ZADAR European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €4.5 million loan for the completion of a key infrastructure project in Zadar, the fifth-largest city in Croatia and a popular
  • 13 Nov 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report SOPORE The Kashmir Walla Scores of residents including women of Bagh-e-Islam of Sopore area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday staged a protest against Jal Shakti department for ‘failing’ to provide them regular water supply. The protesters
  • 13 Nov 2020- 10:52 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Saudi Arabia has launched a new company for the management and maintenance of water transmission, distribution and storage systems that span over more than 8,000 km and transmit more than 7 million cu m per day of desalinated water across
  • 10 Nov 2020- 08:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia A new partnership between international NGO the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) and the French Development Agency (AFD) aims to promote a more open dialogue of public policies and to foster regional knowledge sharing on issues and
  • 9 Nov 2020- 07:01 by Local Press Report NAROK TOWN The Star Conflicts between people and wildlife currently rank among the main threats to conservation in Africa, since residents often end up killing endangered species, such as elephants, during confrontations. Those conflicts have escalated as
  • 9 Nov 2020- 06:50 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Iran Front Page The Iranian president says a project will come on line on Thursday to desalinate sea water from Persian Gulf and supply it to arid areas across the country, especially in the central Iran. “Tomorrow, we are inaugurating a project which
  • 9 Nov 2020- 07:01 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aaty met, on Tuesday, with representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to discuss cooperation in water and irrigation projects. During
  • 10 Nov 2020- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has launched a new global initiative of 11 governments and more than 60 organisations to address the urgent need for clean and reliable energy storage. The “International Forum
  • 3 Nov 2020- 06:46 by Local Press Report PHUKET The Phuket News Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan at a meeting in Phuket this morning (Nov 2) ordered the Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) to investigate and expedite projects to resolve Phuket’s recurring water shortage crisis, including
  • 3 Nov 2020- 06:52 by Local Press Report PAVLOPIL UNICEF [Water] deliveries are a familiar ritual for the around 450 residents of Pavlopil. Almost seven years of fighting had already disrupted water supplies in the area. Now, the combination of a dry summer and the COVID-19 pandemic – which requires

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