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  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania President John Magufuli of Tanzania has signed a deal for the construction of a hydro-electric power plant on the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site, attracting criticism from environmental groups. A
  • 29 Oct 2018- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Info LILONGWE, Malawi The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has confirmed approval of a $15 Million USD grant from the African Development Fund for the Nkhata Bay Town Water Supply Project in Malawi. Nkhata Bay is a fast growing port town on Lake Malawi and is a
  • 2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report BUBADA Daily News Acacia's Bulyanhulu Mining has started to implement a $2.0 Million USD joint water project that draws water from Lake Victoria to the villages surrounding the mine. Bulyanhulu Mining Communication Specialist Mary Lupamba said the
  • 19 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM CGTN Africa Tanzanian police plan to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob. “They committed economic sabotage. The government has disbursed money, installed water pipes and they
  • 17 Apr 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report DODOMA Daily News Egypt The Tanzanian government announced yesterday that it would implement a 70 million euros water project to address water shortage in Morogoro Region, whose current demand rotates at 45,000 cubic litres per day. Deputy Minister for Water
  • 23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM Daily News Tanzania The government has called on the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA) and Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Corporation (DAWASCO) to seek loans from local lending institutions for executing water projects.
  • 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
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM All Africa The government has directed regional authorities countrywide to initiate a special campaign that will sensitize the community to harvest rain water and address shortages. The directive was issued in Dar es Salaam yesterday by the
  • 7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report DODOMA Tanzania Daily News The government of India has agreed to provide a 500 million US dollars concessional loan to finance water supply projects in 17 councils in Tanzania. The Deputy Minister for Water and Irrigation, Engineer Isack Kamwele, told the
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty on August 20th. Al Sisi also stressed
  • 11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers and Heads of State and Government summit, to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland later this month, will look at potential measures to boost energy and water resources in
  • 5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. The Ethiopian News Agency quoted Mekassa
  • 29 Jun 2016- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi is planning to tap water from Lake Malawi for a massive irrigation project, Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda told the country’s parliament this week. The project aims to prevent food shortages like the ones the drought
  • 21 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Over 41.4 million people in southern Africa are food insecure, and 21 million require immediate assistance, according to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat. The figures came from the Regional Vulnerability

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