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  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe
  • 21 Jun 2017- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda In the first meeting of its kind since 2010, Uganda’s capital Kampala will this week host a summit of Nile Basin heads of states to resolve differences on the Entebbe Agreement. In 2010 Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania signed
  • 14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government has signed a $44.7 million USD loan agreement from the World Bank’s Cooperation in International Waters for Africa (CIWA) multi-donor trust fund and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
  • 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
  • 17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni waded into the worsening row between Ethiopia and Egypt last week, criticizing the Egyptian government for making what he said were "chauvinistic and irrational statements" about Ethiopia’s
  • 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
  • 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
  • 5 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Giza governorate is set to start a major project to renovate and replace old drinking water and sewage pipelines, according to officials. "The project will also include the connecting of potable water to areas that have long suffered
  • 30 Jul 2007- 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Nine sewage and drinking projects have been completed in Cairo and Giza governorates. The new projects were built mainly in impoverished districts to help ease chronic drinking water and sewage problems. The first project involved the
  • 25 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Three drinking water projects costing a total of $34.4 million USD will be completed by the end of this month in the Governorate of Giza, east of Cairo, water officials said. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Utilities will launch the
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda — Two villagers have died and more than 200 fell sick from drinking sewage-contaminated water in the Egyptian governorate of Daqahliya, 120 kilometers north of Cairo. Health officials said that the victims were suffering