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  • 2 Feb 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report JUBA Radio Tamazuj Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hossam Moghazi said his country is seeking to construct a new dam in Bahr el Jebel in Central Equatoria state, saying his government will send a delegation to Juba in the second half of
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report THAR JATH Agence France-Presse Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of the Thar Jath oil treatment facility, once a crucial part of South Sudan’s mainstay industry. Lying deep in the bush and swamps of Unity State, far north of
  • 24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan Tens of thousands of people who fled violence the Southern Sudanese city of Bentiu last week are now at risk of water-borne diseases in overcrowded refugee camps, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). "Those
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators
  • Egypt has announced plans to carry out a number of water projects in South Sudan, including the multi-purpose Wau Dam.
  • The Egyptian government will soon tender a $500 million USD sewage treatment plant in western Giza on a public-private partnership basis, according to Water and Sanitation Minister Abdel Qawi Khalifa.
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North and South Sinai governorates revealed plans last week to build $41.1 million USD worth of new drinking water projects to meet increasing demand for water on the semi-arid peninsula. The first set of projects, announced on
  • 27 Mar 2012- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation has been spared in the deep budget cuts announced this month by Finance and Economic Planning Minister Kosti Manibe Ngai. The minister said Africa’s newest state will cut its $3
  • 26 Sep 2011- 16:24 by Local Press Report JUBA Government of South Sudan South Sudan is planning to build water reservoirs and drainage systems to supply water to the rural areas of the new state, according to Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Paul Mayom Akec. Akec’s remarks came last week
  • 12 Sep 2011- 13:25 by Local Press Report JUBA Sudan Tribune The government of South Sudan has pledged to improve water and electricity systems in the national capital, Juba, as well as in state capitals throughout the new country. Currently, less than 60 percent of Juba residents have access to
  • 25 Jul 2011- 15:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said it allocated $27 million USD for water projects in the newly created Southern Sudan state. According to ministry officials, studies are being conducted to build a dam in the city
  • 12 Jul 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sudan, JUBA Southern Sudan advertised 13 categories of tenders for Water and Sanitation works, supply of water and sanitation goods and building of offices. The tenders were announced on July 5 by the regional Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation
  • 1 Mar 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, Southern Sudan The World Bank and the regional goveminent of Southern Sudan have finalized a $30 million USD grant agreement that will provide significant help with the push for improved water and sanitation services in the war-torn country. A lack
  • 14 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A group of members of the People Assembly, Egypt's lower house of parliament, have objected to the move by some hotels in the Red Sea coastal town of Taba to obtain potable water supply from neighboring Israel. A recent visit paid by
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by Local Press Report Sudan, JUBA Sudan Tribune — Stakeholders in southern Sudan have approved amendments to the regional government's water policy. The new water policy document now will be forwarded to the southern Sudanese government's ministry of legal affairs,

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