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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
  • 5 Jun 2019- 13:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER CO, 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, Will Sarni, Founder and CEO of Water Foundry, emphasizes the
  • 25 May 2019- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic Almost 80,000 people from four municipalities across the Kyrgyz Republic will have regular access to safe drinking water as a result of projects supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the
  • 24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • 23 May 2019- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Water supply to Tripoli, Lbya, was restored May 21 after having been cut-off May 19 after an attack by forces apparently loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), averting a potential humanitarian crisis for 2.5
  • 20 May 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have constructed a deep underground shaft to provide safe water to Rohingya refugees in Camp 12 at Cox’s Bazar,
  • 20 May 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore’s national water utility PUB assumed ownership, May 18, of the Tuaspring desalination plant from financially troubled environmental services company Hyflux Ltd in accordance with PUB’s 30-day notice issued in April. More
  • 15 May 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Troubled Singapore environmental services provider Hyflux revealed in a May 15 Singapore Exchange announcement that a third potential investor has, somewhat belatedly, come forth with a non-binding letter of intent. Further
  • 14 May 2019- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda The government of Rwanda is to invest $440 Million USD over the next three years to construct water treatment plants and supply systems in an effort to ensure that all Rwandans have access to clean water by 2024. No African country has
  • 13 May 2019- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), in consultation with twenty leading investment vehicles, has launched a comprehensive investor guidance document to help assess how climate change and climate action
  • 13 May 2019- 06:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France On the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris, WWF and The Nature Conservancy have launched an assessment of how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without further sacrificing free
  • 1 May 2019- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States After five years of conflict over 3.5 million people in eastern Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection, the United Nations Security Council was told last week.  UN Assistant Secretary-General for
  • 30 Apr 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Iraq this week to meet his Iraqi counterpart, Mohamed Alhakim, with water resources, border security and trade on the agenda. A two-day visit commenced in Baghadad April 28, and is set to
  • 1 May 2019- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The High Court of Singapore agreed April 25 to a 30-day extension of troubled environmental solutions company Hyflux Ltd's debt moratorium. Following the collapse of the proposed deal with Indonesian white-knight investor, SM
  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report MANILA Phil Star Global Improving water supply in the country is among the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as it ramps up lending to the Philippines under its current country operations business plan (COBP). For this year alone, ADB’s lending

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