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  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QENA, Egypt Five water stations in southern Egypt’s Qena governorate have been shut down as a precautionary measure after a 1.5-kilometer oil spill appeared in the Nile River there, according to official news agency MENA. In a statement released on
  • 15 Sep 2015- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASWAN, Egypt Egyptian authorities have contained an oil spill on the Nile River in Aswan governorate, according to Mohamed Mostafa, secretary to the Aswan Governor. "Once concerned authorities discovered the oil spill, which came from an unknown
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A pipeline burst at a power plant in southern Egypt has spilled diesel over 1.5 kilometers of the Nile River near Assiut. Thirteen drinking water stations in Assiut and Minya were closed shortly after the spill occurred on August 29th,
  • 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.
  • The French Development Agency (ADF) is allocating $43.6 million USD for a national irrigation improvement project in Egypt, a spokesman for the Egyptian Ministers’ Council announced last week. The Egyptian government has approved the funding and it will be referred to the parliament for ratification.
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as part of the memorandum they signed on World
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of Assiut said it would continue construction of two sewage treatment stations in the villages of Minqibad and al Awamer. The first project includes the upgrading of al Walidiya sewage treatment station to meet the needs of
  • 19 Sep 2011- 17:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources unveiled a strategy aimed at replacing and renovating old irrigation and drainage pumping stations nationwide. According to ministry officials, some 1,650 stations are scheduled to be
  • 29 Aug 2011- 16:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  A series of demonstrations have been held in various Egyptian governorates over the past few weeks to protest a severe lack of drinking and irrigation water. These protests swept through the governorates of Minya, Sharqiya, Assiut, Fayyoum
  • 22 Aug 2011- 13:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Giza will start building a new drinking water treatment plant in the city of Hawamdiya, located in the southern part of the governorate. “The governorate has allocated $8.5 million USD to the construction of a new drinking water treatment
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is starting projects to improve supply and sanitation in Giza governorate as well other parts of the country. "The ministry will do its best to finish the water network carrying water