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  • 9 Jun 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda last week called for consensus and “mutual understanding” among Nile Basin countries to make best use of the river’s resources. Speaking at the 23rd Annual Meeting of Nile Council of Ministers (Nile
  • 4 Jun 2015- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Water ministers from Nile Basin member countries gathered in the Tanzanian city of Dodoma on June 4th for two days of talks on regional water projects and issues. The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) said in a statement that the 23rd Annual
  • 15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Developing ties between Egypt and Ethiopia cannot come at the expense of other Nile Basin states, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. Moghazi, who briefed President Abdel Fattah al Sisi over the
  • 17 Jan 2012- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The Egyptian government has reactivated both diplomatic and economic relations with upstream Nile countries in an effort to defuse tension and mistrust that are holding up a mutual agreement on sharing of the Nile’s waters. During a
  • 24 May 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's Irrigation Ministry aims to turn the country's Victoria, Randenigala, Kotmale and Madura Oya reservoirs into revenue generators by opening them to tourists and recreational users. Newly-appointed Irrigation
  • 4 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Food insecurity is growing in eastern Africa as rains have largely failed in the region. Millions of people in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Djibouti and Kenya are being pushed towards hunger and destitution, international agencies have