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  • 8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE T he Zimbabwean government last week bowed to international pressure and declared the current cholera epidemic gripping the troubled southern African country a national disaster. The declaration came after months of denial by the
  • 8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE T he Zimbabwean government last week bowed to international pressure and declared the current cholera epidemic gripping the troubled southern African country a national disaster. The declaration came after months of denial by the
  • 16 Nov 2008- 19:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE T he water crisis in Zimbabwe has forced the High Court in Harare to be closed down and the country's Parliament to be adjourned for over a month. The extreme step was taken after authorities realized that the absence of water was
  • 29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE A group of Zimbabwean doctors last week issued a stern warning over the unsanitary quality of water being distributed to households throughout the country. The Zimbabwe Human Rights Doctors Association accused the national water utility
  • 15 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE imbabwe's capital is facing a serious cholera outbreak that 1 has killed 11 people in one of its suburbs in two weeks. The outbreak in the small settlement of Chitungwiza was caused by an acute lack of water, which resulted in
  • 1 Sep 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE The Herald (Zimbabwe) ZINWA has contracted China Water and Electrical Company for a project to replace old pipe with new sewer lines in Harare's western suburbs. "We are undertaking a pipe replacement program in which we are going
  • 21 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE Barely a week after the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) announced that it had put in place measures to repair Harare's water and sewer infrastructure after commissioning a Chinese firm to do the work, the utility has been
  • 14 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has contracted with China International Water to rehabilitate the aging water and sewer infrastructure in the country. The company last week completed the rehabilitation of one of Harare&
  • 30 Jun 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE The Herald (Zimbabwe) The $36 million LochinvarMarimba water pipeline is now complete, according to the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA). A Chinese company completed the supply project last Tuesday, Project Engineer Richard
  • 23 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE T he greater part of the population in Zimbabwe has resorted to drinking untreated water, as supplies in urban areas have collapsed. Some urban suburbs have gone for months without tap water. In areas when there is water, it has been
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt he water in the Damietta subsidiary of the Nile is currently registering higher levels of pollution, making it difficult for potable water treatment plants in the governorates of Daqahliya and Damietta to produce water according to
  • 26 May 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE — The water supply situation in the capital is growing increasingly dire, as companies manufacturing water purification chemicals are failing to meet demand as production levels continue to plummet due to an unpredictable economic
  • 10 Mar 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE South African Press Association — At least 15 people have died of cholera in Zimbabwe in the last month, according to doctors. The disease broke out in the capital city this week. "What we have established is that most of the (cholera)
  • 24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel, ZIMBABWE, HARARE Jerusalem Post (Israel) — The government has approved the National Irrigation, Rehabilitation and Development Program, according to Minister of Agricultural Engineering, Mechanization and Irrigation Joseph Made. The
  • 10 Feb 2008- 22:06 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE The Herald (Zimbabwe) — Deforestation and poor land use have negatively affected water quality, quantity and delivery in the capital, the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) said. "The rate of deforestation on the upstream of our

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