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  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 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
  • 23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni of Uganda has said at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State
  • 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
  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement –
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian police shot and killed one person on October 15th during clashes with some 200 protesters who were blocking a road near the Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac state. Local media reported that another 34 protesters had been injured,
  • 6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision Several parts of Kampala and other surrounding areas are to experience a 48-hour water shutdown to allow pipe reconnection works at Nakasero to evacuate more water and improve water supply in the central business district. Access Corporate
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week Sedapal, Lima’s water and sewage company has been pouring sewage water in the sea, close to the beach 'Arica'. According to neighbors, Sedapal’s workers arrive every 15 days with diggers and heavy machinery to cut a channel for
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian officials on September 25th reported two new oil spills in the country's Amazon region. The first spill happened on September 24th in the Andoas district in the Loreto region, and the second a day later in the Urarinas district,
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report LIMA Mongabay Negotiations on Aug. 31 between national government officials and leaders and residents of Nueva Alianza, an indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon, ended an impasse over cleanup of about 4,000 barrels of oil that spilled from two pipeline
  • 1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government will make investments totaling $606-$757 million USD-- 0.5-0.6 percent of the country’s GDP-- to help improve drinking water access nationwide, according to President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. "Ten million Peruvians
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian state oil company Petroperú is blaming the latest oil spills from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline on vandals. The two most recent spills, which occurred earlier this month, dumped over 4,000 barrels in the country’s Amazon region.
  • 24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski this week emphasized the need for the public to pay for water services. "Although there is a subsidy, we need to get the population to pay for their water fees. Water rates need to be reasonable,
  • 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
  • 15 Aug 2016- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Petroperu, the Peruvian state-owned energy company, has reported a major oil pipeline spill, its fourth in 2016.  The company said emergency workers have “responded rapidly” implement a contingency plan, but did not provide an explanation of

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