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  • 2 Mar 2019- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has announced an allocation of $10 Million USD from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to farmers in Zimbabwe who have been struggling with erratic rainfall and a fragile economy.
  • 8 May 2017- 12:51 by Local Press Report HARARE The Zimbabwe Mail Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has been caught up in a potentially explosive furore over possible conflict of interest in which the allocation of US$5 million for the construction of Causeway Dam in which
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 1 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has been urging farmers to take advantage of reduced water tariffs included in the country’s 2016 national budget, but the farmers say they are unable to do so because high power tariffs make
  • 25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Harare will begin installing controversial prepaid water meters in 2,000 households in selected areas on May 16th, and will roll out the program city-wide next November, according to officials. “We have identified five contractors for
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Tensions have increased along the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over the past week, with each side restricting border crossings and the Kyrgyz government accusing its neighbor of building up its military presence at
  • 11 Dec 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Harare City Council is moving forward with plans to install pre-paid water meters, allocating $31,000 USD for an awareness campaign and local consultations to try to win residents over to the unpopular technology. The city will
  • 7 Dec 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council has scrapped a controversial pilot project to install pre-paid water meters in the Cowdray Park suburb, opting instead to offer residents regular water meters, and only provide the pre-paid models to those who
  • 22 Oct 2015- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council this week announced a major water disconnection campaign aimed at recovering $100 million USD in past-due bills. "The City of Bulawayo is embarking on the water cut off exercise in a bid to recover debts
  • 16 Oct 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report TASHKENT World Bulletin Uzbek President Islam Karimov said Thursday that full-scale war could begin in Central Asia if Kyrgyzstan does not stop building new water-power plants under Russian patronage. Access Climate Conflict Corporate Risk Ecosystems Energy
  • 1 Oct 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GWANDA, Zimbabwe Gwanda residents are protesting a move by Zimbabwean Minister of Local Government National Housing and Public Works Saviour Kasukuwere to install pre-paid water meters war in the town. They are threatening to hold a mass demonstration
  • 3 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe High Court Justice Happias Zhou this week dismissed a case brought by local NGOs and Harare residents, who claimed that the Harare City Council’s move to disconnect their water services violates their constitutional right to water. The

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