Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The United Nations is working to secure the fuel needed to operate vital facilities like wastewater treatment plants and hospitals in the Gaza Strip, according to Robert Turner, director of operations in Gaza for the UN Relief and Works Agency for
  • 19 Nov 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report CAIRO General Electric GE and Carbon Holdings today signed a US$500 million agreement to provide technology and equity support to the greenfield naphtha cracker and olefins complex project of Tahrir Petrochemicals in Ain Sokhna, Egypt. As part of the
  • 6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The water ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia failed to completely iron out their differences over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project during their meeting in the Sudanese capital this week, according to Egyptian officials. “We
  • 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
  • 10 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) has teamed up with the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources to conduct an inventory of all trans-boundary surface and groundwater
  • 15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Extensive flooding in Sudan this week has affected more than 150,000 people and killed dozens, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). More than half of those affected are in areas
  • 7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on August 4 unveiled an $86 million USD wastewater project in Egypt’s southern Fayyoum governorate. It involves digging a wastewater canal beside Lake Qaroun to collect agricultural