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  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to "the real economic threat" posed by
  • 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”
  • 29 Oct 2018- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cape Town, South Africa South Africa’s Defence Department will be called upon to address the water crisis in the Vaal River system. In an October 23 Budget Policy Statement Finance Minister Tito Mboweni told the country’s parliament “Our immediate focus
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report TEHRAN The Guardian Five environmentalists have been charged in Iran with national security crimes punishable by death, in a development the UN environment head said was deeply troubling. The activists from the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation were
  • 28 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new urban water and sanitation "activity" aimed at providing 500,000 Nigerian families in six states access to reliable supply of clean, piped
  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WashINGTON, DC, United States Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Trump went on
  • 1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water Hub, which acts as Secretariat to the Panel.
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report NIAMEY African News Network Niger is to pay out at least $3.5 million in compensation to hundreds of children of the central town of Tibiri who suffered deformities after drinking water with high fluoride content. Local health authorities calculated back in
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable freshwater projects are required to deliver improved water security, create financial value and enhance the health of the world’s river
  • 21 Oct 2018- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Egypt signed, October 17, the first of a series of loan agreements related to the infrastructure rehabilitation and depollution project of the "Kitchener Drain". Other
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times The presidential election in Brazil will not only shape the destiny of Latin America’s largest country. It is also a referendum on the fate of the Amazon: the world’s largest tropical forest, sometimes known as the lungs of the
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 18 Oct 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK The Chief Executive of the UK Environment Agency has warned that surface water is the country’s biggest flood risk because of the reach of surface water; because people don’t think of it as a risk; because urban, often poorer communities are
  • 16 Oct 2018- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The Hague, Netherlands World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates have launched a new initiative, the “Global Commission on Adaptation” (GCA) in a
  • 16 Oct 2018- 15:43 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President Donald Trump signed the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act last week, creating a new foreign aid agency to replace the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) which was

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