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  • 1 Oct 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government last week approved construction of a 24-million-cubic meter drinking water reservoir. “The project is meant to avoid water supply disruptions in the capital city of Tripoli and the surrounding suburbs,” said Minister
  • 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.
  • 14 Feb 2011- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian public and private companies last week announced eight tenders in the water and irrigation sectors. The General Department for West Kafr El-Sheikh Irrigation issued the first through sixth tenders.  The first and second of these
  • 10 Jan 2011- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The expected emergence of a new state in southern Sudan following the January 8 independence referendum is causing alarm in Cairo because signs are the infant state will join other African countries battling Egypt for a greater share of
  • 30 Aug 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt I srael in mid-August offered to mediate in the current conflict among Nile Basin countries over the distribution of the Nile River's waters, according to high-level Egyptian sources. The offer, which came through the Israeli
  • 27 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A n Egyptian study has found that large amounts of groundwater are moving from Egypt toward Israel. "The reason is that there are a number of valleys in the Egyptian Peninsula of Sinai that are sliding toward the Israeli side that lead