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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week reiterated the country’s opposition to the $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project on the Vakhsh River, a tributary of Amu Darya, in neighboring Tajikistan. “On July 22nd,
  • 5 Jun 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council is moving forward with a plan to install pre-paid water meters, despite opposition from residents and community activists. It will pilot the project at the Cowdray Park's Hlalani Kuhle housing project. At
  • 16 Apr 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Combined Harare Residents’ Association (CHRA), along with other social organizations, has launched a campaign opposing the City Council’s plan to install pre-paid water meters in the capital. The group is going door-to-door with the
  • 17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe “We did not mandate the BCC (Bulawayo City Council) to impose a prepaid water system,” residents of Zimbabwe’s second largest city chanted during a protest on November 14th against plans to introduce prepaid water meters in Bulawayo.
  • 4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report TASHKENT AzerNews Uzbekistan has criticized the World Bank's recently-published report on Key Issues for Consideration of the Proposed Rogun Hydropower Project and use of transboundary water resources. Speaking at a recent meeting of the representatives
  • 16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report LONDON SW Radio Africa The rehabilitation of Harare's Morton Jeffrey water treatment plant has been stalled after the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority withheld construction equipment at the Forbes Border Post. State media reports said Zimra is holding the
  • 3 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan A small separatist group in Uzbekistan’s northwestern Karakalpakstan region has called on World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to postpone $411 million USD worth of loans under a program aimed at improving water management in cotton
  • 2 Jan 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report HARARE The Herald Harare City Council has managed to restore water supplies in some residential areas that had gone without water over Christmas with taps now running again in the Avenues, Kuwadzana, Cranborne and a few other suburbs. But while parts lower

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