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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
  • 26 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan A $3.47 billion USD funding gap threatens efforts to provide humanitarian and development assistance to 3.9 million Syrian refugees and more than 20 million people in host communities in neighboring countries, the UN refugee agency warned
  • 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.
  • Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the land, but more about the freshwater that goes with it, according to a new report from GRAIN, an international non-profit organization that works to support small farmers and social movements in moving toward community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.
  • 11 May 2012- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7. The contract comes at a time when the company is actively seeking 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
  • 2 May 2011- 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates The continuing civic unrest in North Africa and parts of the Middle East have already affected some water projects in the region and could affect more.   According to analysts, the continuing unrest across the Arab world is
  • 1 Mar 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report duBai, UAE Maktoob Business Drake & Scull International is looking to make acquisitions in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt as part of its Middle East expansion plan, according to CEO Khaldoun Tabari. Tabari said the company earmarked $136 million USD — half
  • 7 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates Water technology company Canadian Clear Water FZC has announced construction of reverse osmosis desalination plants in Oman, Iraq and Egypt, at a total cost fo $20 million USD. Satish Kumar, vice President of Indianbased
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Armed conflict could occur in the Middle East over water resources, according to a Jordanian political science professor. Dr. Ghazi Al-Rababah told Amman newspaper Al-Arab Al-Yawm that Israel would go to war with Lebanon, Syria and Egypt
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — A planned sewage network in Kafr Elwan village, in Qaliubiya Governorate north of Cairo, has never been completed, and now public health and houses are endangered by sewage water. For the past months the
  • 28 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — The government of Daqahliya plans to renovate the drinking water and sewage treatment systems in the Delta governorate. A sewage treatment station will be built in Shawa village in Mansoura City, and the old

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