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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
  • 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”
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:17 by Local Press Report BACAU Romania Insider The almost 200,000 inhabitants of Bacau, one of the biggest cities in Eastern Romania, have been without water since last Saturday [July 14] after a large pipe burst. The 45-km pipe was changed seven years ago, with an investment of EUR
  • 29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumping stations and piping as well as channels
  • 29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumping stations and piping as well as channels
  • 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
  • 25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PLOIEȘTI, Romania The commune of Ariceştii Rahtivani, in Romania’s Prahova County, has spent almost $100,000 USD to rehabilitate 20 public fountains whose water is known to be undrinkable. The commune has had piped water and sewage systems since 2011,
  • 24 Oct 2016- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GALAȚI, Romania Heavy rains this month have led to flooding in nine counties in Romania, with Galaţi County the hardest hit. Some 1,300 residents in the communes of Slobozia Conachi, Cuza Vodă, Pechea and Schela had to be evacuated last week  because of
  • 18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOTOȘANI, Romania Communes and villages in Romania’s Botoşani County are struggling with bureaucracy that officials say is preventing them from accessing European Union funds for water projects. Botoşani, one of the poorest counties in Romania, has
  • 13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ONEȘTI, Romania Ongoing legal battles between private water provider SC APA-CANAL SA Onești, the Onești Town Hall and Bacău County have stalled efforts to modernize water infrastructure in the city of Onești. The privatization of the water and sewage
  • 11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu announced last week that his ministry is again considering abandoning the $1.34 billion USD Tarniţa-Lăpuşteşti hydropower plant and replacing it with several small, pumped-storage hydropower
  • 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
  • 4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST Urban Residents in Romanias’s Iaşi County Pay Less Than Rural Citizens A report of ApaVital SA, the regional water and sewage operator in Romania’s Iaşi County, has found that the price for water services is lower in towns and cities compared

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