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  • 21 Mar 2019- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy. The Democratic Alliance-run City of Cape Town is not fazed by the ANC's legal
  • 13 Mar 2019- 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Intensifying the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela, a power black out has put operations of water utilities at risk. Caracas began to “go dry” March 11with water services almost nonexistent in large parts of the capital. The
  • 8 Mar 2019- 11:38 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer The City of Windhoek (CoW) said on Thursday that it will amend charges to clients by backdating higher water supply tariffs from 01 January 2019 instead of July last year after residents complained about high water bills. This comes
  • 8 Mar 2019- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania A controversial gold mine in northern Tanzania has been instructed to halt waste water pollution by March 30 or be shut down by the country’s government. Tanzania Mining Minister Doto Biteko said Acacia needs to stop contaminated
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report Dubai Arabian Business Alpha Utilities, a Dubai-based firm owned by one of India’s wealthiest families, is in “advanced talks” to enter the lucrative water desalination market in Saudi Arabia, according to the director of the firm’s parent company. Alpha
  • 2 Mar 2019- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on development partners to amplify their support for implementation of sanitation programs that would enhance delivery of Africa’s promise to the continent. The call came at this year
  • 2 Mar 2019- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A referendum in Mexico appears to have given the go-ahead to the controversial Integral Morelos Project (PIM), an infrastructure initiative that includes two thermoelectric power plants, a gas pipeline and an aqueduct in the country&
  • 2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report PORTO-NOVO Vergnet Hydro The Beninese National Agency for drinking water in rural areas (ANAEPMR) announced that it has awarded a supply and installation contract to the joint-venture composed of the companies FORAG SA (Cotonou, Benin, leader), AGIRE SARL
  • 24 Feb 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A Mexican environmental acivist was murdered last week following his political activism against a controversial carbohydron pipeline to be routed through his community. Samir Flores Soberanes was murdered at his front door February
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle, a PhD Researcher at the University of
  • 18 Feb 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal's state power company this week terminated the contract of Italian construction company CMC due to failure to fulfil completion of a contract related to the Tanahu Hydropower Project, and an associated drinking water supply
  • 13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall February 7, and that it had not applied for an
  • 11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report HEBRON Palestine News & Info Agency Israeli forces raided the water pump rooms in the village of at-Tiwani and conducted search operations for the water pipelines in an apparent prelude to cut off water supply to residents. The popular committee
  • 10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX NBC News Dallas Here's a new thing keeping Austin weird: Stinky tap water caused by rotting zebra mussels. Residents in some parts of Texas' capital city this week reported foul-smelling water. City officials identified the source as a

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