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  • 12 Apr 2016- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The French government will partner with Kenya on construction of the Mwache Dam, in Kwale County in the country’s Coast region, as well as on other water supply projects, Kenyan Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said this week.
  • 3 Nov 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Cairo will host the next meeting of the Tripartite National Committee, which is charged with looking into the downstream impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi
  • 18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Tripartite National Committee, made up of experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, will meet in Addis Ababa this week to discuss the latest developments with regard to the as-yet undelivered consultants’ report on Ethiopia’s Grand
  • 20 Jul 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The tripartite technical committee for Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is meeting in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on July 22nd to review proposals from firms bidding to carry out the technical evaluation for the project. The meeting,
  • 16 Jul 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The French government is providing a $265 million USD soft loan to finance three water and energy projects in Jordan, French Ambassador to Jordan Caroline Dumas announced this week.  The financing includes $167 million USD for a water
  • 6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will resume talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project in Khartoum in mid-July, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hossam Moghazi said over the weekend. He told
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s water reserves are now at 2.5 billion cubic meters, putting the country at risk of drinking water and irrigation deficits, Tashtanbay Sartov, deputy rector of education at the Kyrgyz State Technical University, told a
  • 11 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation announced last week that German development bank KfW would provide $28 million USD to fund wastewater projects in the kingdom. “The ministry has succeeded in securing $28 million USD in
  • 9 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government this week called on the international community to provide it with $750 million USD to boost  national water supply over the next three years. The kingdom needs to increase supply soon as a result of the nearly 1
  • 26 Sep 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) announced last week that the country’s first nuclear plant would be built in the Amra area, in eastern Amman. “We are in the process of assigning the nuclear energy technology provider, a strategic