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  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands A letter on behalf of 30 international and African NGOs and activists has been sent to Standard Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation urging the lenders to reconsider their initial support for an oil development project in
  • 1 Apr 2019- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique THIS ARTICLE WAS UPDATED APRIL 1 The port city of Beira, Mozambique, has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517 since Cyclone Idai hit March 14 severely damaging water systems.
  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Lilongwe Water Board, the sole water supply authority in Malawi’s capital, will expand its treatment plants as part of a plan to improve the quality of water supplied to low-income areas under the country’s Peri-Urban Water Supply
  • 5 Nov 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Human waste has great potential as a source of energy, providing enough fuel to generate electricity for up to 138 million households, according to a new report released this week by the UN University- Institute for Water,
  • 20 Jul 2015- 09:36 by Local Press Report BLANTYRE Nyasa Times Blantyre Water Board (BWB) has slashed the connection fee by 25% and to allow prospective customers access to piped water at affordable and flexible cost. The financing plan is the first of its kind offered by BWB and underscores its
  • 26 May 2015- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, Scotland, United Kingdom Participants at the fourth aquaNOW Audience, held on May 22nd under the theme “Water and Borders,” agreed on the need to break down “silos” so that water, sanitation, hygiene and food security issues can be addressed in
  • 21 May 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States Tune in tomorrow (Friday) for the fourth aquaNOW Audience, which will take place at Scotland's University of Strathclyde (Collins Building, FREE, NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED) on Friday, May 22nd, from 1:30-3:00 PM UK time
  • 20 May 2015- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews is pleased to introduce the full slate of panelists who will be participating in the fourth aquaNOW Audience, which will take place at Scotland's University of Strathclyde (Insight Institute, Collins Building,
  • 23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi There is not enough water stored in Blantyre’s dams to supply all of the city’s residents, according to Priscilla Mateyu, public relations officer for the Blantyre Water Board (BWB). The BWB currently supplies 78,000 cubic meters of
  • 27 Jan 2015- 10:35 by Local Press Report BLANTYRE Malawi 24 Blantyre Water Board (BWB) has dismissed rumours making the rounds in Blantyre peri-urban areas that the currently supplied piped water is contaminated and not suitable for consumption. Normal water supply resumed in Blantyre city over the
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) announced this week that it has resumed pumping water into its reservoirs to supply consumers in the capital. Lilongwe residents have been experiencing water shortages after a fire destroyed the
  • 15 Dec 2014- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Water supply disruptions in Lilongwe have forced residents to draw water from the Lilongwe River, raising the risk of water-borne diseases in the country. In a press release issued last week, the Lilongwe Water Board apologized to its
  • 8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi A planned “dirty strike” by city residents against the Blantyre Water Board (BWB) over water shortages in the city was cancelled last week following eleventh-hour negotiations with the utility. As part of the “dirty strike,” residents
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 9 Jul 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Some Malawian legislators, as well as a number of citizens, have voiced opposition to the parliament’s decision last week to authorize a $21 million USD African Development Bank (AfDB) loan for water and sanitation infrastructure,

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