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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 15 Jul 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government plans to begin pumping around 130,000 cubic meters of water from the Disi aquifer in the south up to the capital, Amman, as a test for completion of the Disi Water Conveyance Project. "We will start pumping
  • 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.
  • Gama Energy, a joint venture company of Turkey's Gama group and General Electric Co., expects to complete Jordan’s $1.1 billion USD Disi water conveyance project in the second half of 2013, according to Chief Executive Officer Arif Ozozan.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 21 Feb 2011- 14:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Jordan, MUDAWARA  Clashes between workers on the Disi Water Conveyance project and tribesmen in the Mudawara district are hampering progress on the program. Work on the water system was disrupted by attacks by members of Bedouin tribes who approached
  • AMMAN | Source: Jordan Times
  • 7 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordanian Prime Minister Nader Dahabi and Turkish President Abdullah Gul on December 3 launched the Disi water conveyance project that is expected to provide Amman with some 100 million cubic meters of water a year. Turkish company GAMA won