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  • 19 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM CGTN Africa Tanzanian police plan to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob. “They committed economic sabotage. The government has disbursed money, installed water pipes and they
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty on August 20th. Al Sisi also stressed
  • 5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. The Ethiopian News Agency quoted Mekassa
  • 29 Jun 2016- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi is planning to tap water from Lake Malawi for a massive irrigation project, Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda told the country’s parliament this week. The project aims to prevent food shortages like the ones the drought
  • 28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion USD-- will be allocated for Syria and the
  • 14 Jan 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzania’s stance on ownership of Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa) will not change until mediators release a final report on the issue, according the country’s foreign affairs ministry. In an interview with Tanzania’s Daily
  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Oil exploration activities could have major negative impacts on Lake Malawi, a local environmental group warned this week. The Wildlife Environmental Society of Malawi warned in a new report that Malawi already lacked the capacity to
  • 24 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Recent heavy rains and flooding, as well as constant influx of refugees from neighboring Burundi, mean a higher risk of water-borne diseases in Tanzanian refugee camps, six humanitarian aid groups warned in a statement this week.
  • 18 Nov 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The upcoming COP21 climate talks in Paris are an opportunity not just to reach an international climate agreement, but also to protect the current and future health of millions worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a
  • 2 Nov 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The World Health Organization (WHO) is completing final preparations for an oral cholera vaccine campaign targeting 250,000 displaced persons in 14 Iraqi governorates. The campaign, which is expected to start this week, is part of a
  • 23 Oct 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing for $5 million USD to respond to cholera outbreaks in five countries in its Eastern Mediterranean and African Regions, where more than 10,700 cases of the disease and 170 deaths have
  • 2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African continent faces huge challenges with regard to trans-boundary water cooperation, according to a new report released October 1 st by the United Nations University-Institute on Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). The
  • 17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session of the Nile Water Permanent Technical
  • 17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ranks at the top of a global comparison of indicators of water cooperation, SADC Water Sector communications expert Barbara Lopi said in a statement this week. India-based international
  • 31 Jul 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi Tanzania will not change its stance on ownership of Lake Malawi, a Malawian news outlet reported this week, quoting unnamed “top officials” representing Tanzania in negotiations on the territorial dispute. "Just like Malawians, we

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