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  • 19 Nov 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing announced on November 15 that it was looking to tender new potable water and wastewater projects on a public-private-partnership (PPP) basis. “There are a number of desalination projects that will be
  • 4 Nov 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report CAIRO State Information Service of Egypt Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Moteleb attended the signing ceremony of an agreement to dig 30 water wells in Tanzania. The agreement, which will be financed through an Egyptian grant, will be
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia An international panel of experts, formed at the suggestion of Ethiopia’s government to assess the impacts of the country’s planned Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Nile, has found flaws in the foundation design of the dam and
  • 18 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Mohamed Abdel-Motallib was appointed minister of irrigation and water resources in the new Egyptian government, which was formed on July 16. Abdel-Motallib, who headed the Water Research Center, replaces Mohamed Bahaaeddine. Bahaaeddine has
  • 11 Jul 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources last week rolled out a new national water management strategy covering the period through 2050. The strategy outlines the main water challenges the country will face during that time,
  • 3 Jul 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Fifth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. Dr. Corrado Sommariva In this edition, Dr. Corrado Sommariva, President of International Desalination
  • 1 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ali El Hefny arrived in Addis Ababa on June 30 to continue talks with Ethiopian officials on the nearly $5 billion USD Grand Renaissance Dam project and its potential effects on
  • 28 Jun 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Uganda has started the process of ratifying the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) on Nile River water-sharing. Ugandan Water and Environment Minister Professor Ephraim Kamuntu said on June 24 that by making the agreement law, Uganda
  • 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
  • 19 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Water ministers from Arab countries approved a unified water strategy during their meeting in Cairo last week. The strategy will now be referred to the respective countries, which will send their feedback within the next four months. It