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  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Residents of Nairobi's slums will be the beneficiaries of a number of water projects initiated by the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company. Nairobi's rapidly growing population is up to3 million inhabitants, two-thirds of
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, CAIRO, Egypt, JEDDAH — The Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development loaned $20 million to the Egyptian government to build a sewage treatment plant in Al-Shorouk, northeast of the Cairo. The loan agreement calls for Egypt to repay over
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Al Bawaba — Wastewater reuse could be a solution to water shortages in the Middle East-North Africa region, Sharjah-based water company Metito International said. At a wastewater treatment conference in Abu Dhabi, Hani Tarazi,
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report ANGOLA, SUMBE Angola Press Agency (Luanda) — Central Angola's Sumbe and Porto Amboim districts are to get better sanitation infrastructure under a new sanitation development plan. Angola's national director of public infrastructure, Joanes Andre,
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report Tanzania, ZANZIBAR UN Integrated Regional Information Networks — Zanzibar will no longer issue business licenses to prospective businesses unless they install water treatment facilities on site. Zanzibar's Minister for Water, Energy and Lands Mansour
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — After months of multilateral negotiations, mostly held behind closed doors and supported by international organizations and financial backers, the future of the Dead Sea seems to be bright again. Jordan and the World Bank have held a
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Newly privatized water companies in Kenya are under scrutiny following the revelation that more than 50 percent of residents still do not have access to clean tap water. A report from the United Nations Development Program found that
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Kuwait News Agency — Gulf Cooperation Council countries are looking into a water link project that would allow them to share water supplies through a network. The project would establish desalination plants on the Gulf of Oman and the
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Since Libya abandoned the club of rogue nations three years ago, its former adversaries have been competing for investment and influence in the petroleum-rich North African country. The move by erstwhile bad-boy Col. Muammar Qaddafi to
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers still has over $100 million USD worth of unfinished water projects in Iraq that it wants to complete in the coming year. All but a handful of the uncompleted projects have not yet started, according to a
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — As competition increases to provide water in Nairobi and its suburbs, more water firms are moving from simply drilling water boreholes to treating water and piping it to consumers. An example is Davis and Shirtliff. The Kenya-based
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The rise in water levels in Lake Victoria is expected to reinvigorate economic and water supply activities in the area. The World Bank leads a host of institutions that are committing substantial amounts of
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY — The water distribution contract between the Doha West power and desalination plant and the Doha water storage and distribution complex has been offered for tender. The Kuwait Ministry of Energy said in a statement that it had invited 14
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Normal operations have resumed at Kenya Petroleum Refineries' Mombasa plant following the successful repair of the broken Mzima pipeline at Taru by the Coast Water and Sewerage Company. The refinery is a vital lifeline to Eastern
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report West Bank Polish Humanitarian Organization (PHO) via ReliefWeb —The Polish Humanitarian Organization is planning to build a 1,550-meter pipeline in Idhna, a Palestinian village in Hebron Governorship in the West Bank. The project will be financed with funds

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